Understanding and Mitigating AI Threats to the Financial System

Principal Investigators Michael Wellman (U Michigan) Uday Rajan (U Michigan) Sponsored by the Future of Life Institute [FLI investigator page]. Project Summary The devastation of the 2008 financial crisis remains a fresh memory…

When Algorithms Trade: Dynamics, Limits, and Economic Implications

Principal Investigators Michael Wellman (U Michigan) Jacob Abernethy (U Michigan) Project Summary This project conducts a systematic computational study of algorithmic trading. The investigation combines online learning and optimization…

Adversarial and Uncertain Reasoning for Adaptive Cyber-Defense

Principal Investigators Michael Wellman (U Michigan) Satinder Singh (U Michigan) Demosthenis Teneketzis (U Michigan) PIs at partner universities: Sushil Jajodia (George Mason U) [Project Director] George Cybenko (Dartmouth…

Strategic Modeling of Dynamic Credit Networks

Principal Investigator Michael Wellman Students Frank Cheng Junming Liu (MS ECE, 2015) Project Goals The 2008 financial crisis demonstrated that complex and opaque networks of credit relationships among firms can set the…

Methods for Empirical Mechanism Design

This project is a collaborative effort between the University of Michigan and Brown University. The project started in September 2009 with the support of the National Science Foundation grant number CCF-0905139. Principal Investigators …