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Jan 15, 2014 New Working Paper "An Axiomatic Approach to Characterizing and Relaxing Strategyproofness of One-sided Matching Mechanisms"

We present a new, axiomatic approach to characterizing and relaxing strategyproofness in the assignment domain.

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Nov 17, 2013 New Collaboration with Zhejiang University and Alibaba

On November 11th, we celebrated the opening of the new "Interdisciplinary Research Lab on Service, Economics, Management and Compution (SEMCom)" at Zhejiang University in China. The primary goal of this new collaboration is to enable interdisciplinary research on topics at the intersection of computing, electronic market design, and e-commerce.

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Nov 9, 2013 Basil Philipp wins Award for best BSc Thesis

Basi Philipp, who is now a Master's student at the IfI, won an award (the "Semesterpreis") for the best Bachelor's thesis written in Spring 2013 at the Department of Informatics.

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May 2, 2013 New paper on "An Active Learning Approach to Home Heating in the Smart Grid"

The paper An Active Learning Approach to Home Heating in the Smart Grid by Mike Shann and Sven Seuken was accepted to IJCAI'13.

Mar 30, 2013 New working paper on "Behavioral Factors in Market User Interface Design"

New working paper on Behavioral Factors in Market User Interface Design by Sven Seuken, David C. Parkes, Eric Horvitz, Kamal Jain, Mary Czerwinski, and Desney Tan.

Mar 23, 2013 Sven Seuken was awarded an SNSF grant

Sven Seuken received a research grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) for his project "Foundations of Market User Interface Design and Applications to the Smart Grid" (duration: 01.04.2013 - 31.03.2016).

Mar 18, 2013 Sven Seuken wins Google Faculty Research Award

Sven Seuken wins a Google Faculty Research Award for his research project on "Human Recommender Systems". The award amounts to $76,000 for one year.

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Mar 11, 2013 New working paper on "Partially Strategyproof Mechanisms"

New working paper on Partially Strategyproof Mechanisms for the Assignment Problem by Timo Mennle and Sven Seuken.

Oct 1, 2012 Sven Seuken receives research grant from the Hasler Foundation

Sven Seuken was awarded a research grant from the Hasler Foundation for a new research project on "Matching Markets".

Jun 4, 2012 Paper published at EC'12 on "Market User Interface Design"

Sven Seuken, David C. Parkes, Eric Horvitz, Kamal Jain, Mary Czerwinski, and Desney Tan published a new paper on Market User Interface Design in the Proceedings of the 13th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC), Valencia, Spain.