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Quang Duong Defends Dissertation

Quang Duong successfully defended his thesis on 20 July.  Quang's dissertation, entitled Graphical Multiagent Models, demonstrates how to exploit the flexibility and power of probabilistic graphical models for representing and reasoning about…
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2012 Trading Agent Competition Results

TAC-12 is now (mostly) history. The Ad Auction (AA) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) divisions had their semifinals and finals in Valencia earlier this month. Results are posted on the TAC web site. The PowerTAC finals were postponed to September. Our…
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SRG Welcomes Eugene Vorobeychik

Dr. Yevgeniy Vorobeychik (Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sandia Nat'l Laboratories) will be a Visiting Researcher here through the rest of the year.  Eugene is of course an SRG alum (PhD '08), and it is great to have him back to renew the…
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SRG @ AAAI-10

The 2010 AAAI Conference was held last week in Atlanta.  SRG presented one paper there: Algorithms for Finding Approximate Formations in Games (PR Jordan & MPW) The conference also featured papers co-authored by several SRG alumni Automated…
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Quang Duong Defends Thesis Proposal

PhD candidate Quang Duong successfully defended his thesis proposal on 30 June.  Quang's thesis will be on Graphical Multiagent Models, a probabilistic representation for multiagent behavior that captures local dependencies and accommodates…
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2010 Trading Agent Competition Results

The eleventh annual Trading Agent Competition was completed earlier this month at the ACM EC-10 conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  TAC-10 featured three games: the supply chain management (SCM), market design (reverse TAC, or "CAT"),…
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2009 Trading Agent Competition Results

The tenth annual Trading Agent Competition was completed earlier this month at the IJCAI-09 conference in Pasadena, California. TAC-09 featured three games: the supply chain management, market design, and ad auction games. Preliminary rounds began in June, involving 42 teams from 14 countries.