CS 580 - Topics in Algrthmc Game Theory

Fall 2021

Topics in Algrthmc Game TheoryCS580AGO76144OLC41400 - 1515 T R    Ruta Mehta
Topics in Algrthmc Game TheoryCS580AGT75420LEC41400 - 1515 T R  1302 Siebel Center for Comp Sci Ruta Mehta

Official Description

A theoretical CS course covering advances in algorithmic game theory. This includes study of strategic, computational, learning, dynamic, and fairness aspects of games and markets (organizations that involves rational and strategic agents). In particular, topics will include computation and complexity of equilibria, mechanism design, fair-division, dynamics in games and markets, price-of-anarchy etc.. These topics arise from applications such as online marketplaces (like Lyft, Uber, eBay, sponsored search, TaskRabbit), social networks, recommendation systems, kidney exchange, spectrum auction, etc., and thereby will prepare students for related research and/or industry jobs. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: CS 473.

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