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Games, Networks and Markets 2013
Games, Networks and Markets 2013

This Workshop is a cross-disciplinary event on Games, Networks and Markets at the intersection of Computer Science and Economics.

June 6-7th 2013 Cambridge, UK



13:00-13:30 Registration and refreshments

13:30-14:15 Thore Graepel (Microsoft Research): The Human Manifold: On the predictability of human online behaviour and its consequences

14:15-15:00 Felix Fischer (University of Cambridge): Expressiveness and Robustness of Position Auctions

15:00-15:30 Tea and coffee break

15:30-16:15 Rahul Savani (University of Liverpool): Learning Equilibria of Games via Payoff Queries

16:15-17:00 Elad Yom-Yov (Microsoft Research): Promoting Civil Discourse Through Web Search And Social Media


19:00-23:00 Drinks reception and dinner, Dining Hall of Westminster College (invitation only - if you have not received an invitation and would like to attend, please discuss with the hosts). Dress code: smart/casual.



08:45-09:15 Tea and coffee mingle

09:15-10:00 Yagil Engel (Microsoft Research): Posted Prices Exchange for Display Advertising Contracts

10:00-10:45 Peter Key (Microsoft Research): The Games People Play: Learning and Equilibria

10:45-11:15 Tea and coffee break

11:15-12:00 Tobias Preis (UCL): Quantifying Economic Behaviour Using Big Data

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Pushmeet Kohli (Microsoft Research): Learning to Interact (Naturally) With (All) Users

14:00-14:45 Yoram Bachrach (Microsoft Research): Big Data Analytics For Education Markets

14:45-15:30 Maria Polukarov (University of Southampton): Cooperative Equilibria in Iterated Social Dilemmas

15:30-16:00 Tea and coffee break

16:00-16:45 Ian Kash (Microsoft Research): General Truthfulness Characterizations Via Convex Analysis.

16:45-17:00 Conclusion