On April 30, 2016, the University of Zurich has conferred an honorary doctorate to Prof. Tuomas Sandholm from Carnegie Mellon University (USA) for his research at the intersection of computer science and game theory, in particular for his work on electronic market design. To celebrate the conferral of the honorary doctorate, a symposium in honor of Tuomas Sandholm took place on Friday, April 29, 2016.
See here for impressions from the symposium.
|14:00 - 15:00||
Prof. Tuomas Sandholm
Carnegie Mellon University, USA
|Keynote: Journey and new results in combinatorial auctions, automated mechanism design for revenue maximization, and kidney exchanges|
|15:00 - 15:45||
Prof. Martin Bichler
TU Munich, Germany
|All models are wrong, but some are useful: About spectrum auction design and challenges in market design|
|15:45 - 16:15||Coffee Break|
|16:15 - 17:00||
Prof. Sven Seuken
University of Zurich, Switzerland
|Designing better combinatorial auctions: Algorithms, incentives, and bidding languages|
|17:00 - 17:45||
Prof. Axel Ockenfels
University of Cologne, Germany
|Engineering trust on eBay|
The symposium is open to the public and free of charge. However, to estimate the number of people attending the symposium, we would be thankful if you registered.