Solving Structured Hierarchical Games Using Differential Backward Induction

Z Li, F Jia, A Mate, S Jabbari, M Chakraborty, M Tambe, and Y Vorobeychik 38th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), 2022 (Forthcoming) Previous version presented at ICLR Workshop on Gamification and Multiagent…
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Yongzhao Wang defends dissertation proposal

On 10 May 2022, Yongzhao Wang presented and successfully defended his dissertation proposal titled "Multi-agent Learning by Iterative Refinement of Game Models." The dissertation committee comprises: Michael Wellman [chair] Tilman…
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Zun Li defends dissertation proposal

On 27 April 2022, Zun Li presented and successfully defended his dissertation proposal titled "A Modern AI Approach to Strategic Reasoning over Complex Multiagent Systems". The dissertation committee comprises: Michael Wellman [chair] …

Evaluating Strategy Exploration in Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis

Y Wang, Q Ma and MP Wellman 21st International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS), 2022 (Forthcoming). Abstract In empirical game-theoretic analysis (EGTA), game models are extended iteratively through a process…
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Max finishes as finalist at CSE Graduate Honors Competition

Max Smith was one of the five finalists at the 18th Annual CSE Graduate Honors Competition held virtually on Nov 10, 2021, where he delivered a short presentation on his research titled "Strategic Knowledge Transfer." He was selected as the…

An Agent-Based Model of Strategic Adoption of Real-Time Payments

K Mayo, S Fozdar, and MP Wellman 2nd ACM International Conference on AI in Finance (ICAIF), Article No.: 45, pages 1–9, November 2021. Abstract Real-time payments (RTPs) allow consumers to receive funds before the completion of payment…

Building Action Sets in a Deep Reinforcement Learner

Y Wang, A Sinha, S CH-Wang, and MP Wellman 20th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA-21), pages 484–489, December 2021. Abstract In many policy-learning applications, the agent may execute a set of actions…

A Strategic Analysis of Portfolio Compression

K Mayo and MP Wellman 2nd ACM International Conference on AI in Finance (ICAIF), Article No.: 20, pages 1–8, November 2021. Extended abstract appeared in 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS),…

Evolution Strategies for Approximate Solution of Bayesian Games

Z Li and MP Wellman 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 5531-5540, Feb 2021. Abstract We address the problem of solving complex Bayesian games, characterized by high-dimensional type and action spaces, many (> 2) players,…