Bay Algorithmic Game Theory Symposium
Meeting 1: Feb. 17, 2006, 10am-5pm, Building 1, MSR-SVC, 1065 La Avenida, Mountain View, CA.

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10:00-10:30 Arrivals, Registration, Coffee, and Breakfast
10:30-11:00 Talk: Hal Varian "Position Auctions"
11:00-11:30 Talk: Ramesh Johari "Comm. Reqs. of VCG-like Mechs. in Convex Envs."
11:30-12:00 Open Problems Session
12:00-1:30 Lunch (provided)
1:30-2:00 Talk: Eric Friedman "On the Manipulation of Ranking and Reputation Systems"
2:00-2:30 Talk: Kunal Talwar "Monopolistic pricing, profit extraction, and popping balloons"
2:30-3:00 Open Problems Session
3:00-4:00 Coffee Break
4:00-4:30 Talk: Ilya Segal "Communication Costs of Selfishness"
4:30-5:00 Talk: Moshe Babaioff "Combinatorial Agency"
5:30-7:30 Dinner at local restaurants (not provided).


Moshe Babaioff, "Combinatorial Agency" [slides]: Eric Friedman, "On the Manipulation of Ranking and Reputation Systems" [slides]: Ramesh Johari, "Communication Requirements of VCG-like Mechanisms in Convex Environments" [slides]: Ilya Segal, "Communication Costs of Selfishness" Kunal Talwar, "Monopolistic pricing, profit extraction and popping balloons" Hal Varian, "Position Auctions" [slides]:


Moshe BabaioffUC Berkeley
Jason HartlineMicrosoft Research
Robert KleinbergUC Berkeley
Tim RoughgardenStanford U.