Vitor Bosshard

Vitor Bosshard
Vitor Bosshard
Ph.D. Student
Department of Informatics
University of Zurich
Binzmühlestrasse 14
CH-8050 Zürich
Room BIN 2.B.04
Tel +41 44 635 71 25
Email bosshard@ifi.uzh.ch

Short Bio

Vitor is a Ph.D. student in the Computation and Economics Research Group at  the University of Zurich starting September 2016. His advisor is Sven Seuken.

He received his BSc and MSc from ETH Zürich, with a focus in theoretical computer science. Between 2005 and 2009, he worked in Santiago de Chile at the operations departments of shipping companies Hapag-Lloyd and NYK.

Research Interests

Combinatorial Auctions; Algorithm Design; Mechanism Design

Research Papers

  • The Cost of Simple Bidding in Combinatorial Auctions. Vitor Bosshard and Sven Seuken. Working paper, November 2020. [arxiv]
  • Computing Bayes-Nash Equilibria in Combinatorial Auctions with Verification.  Vitor Bosshard, Benedikt Bünz, Benjamin Lubin and Sven Seuken. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) 69 (2020):531-570 (supersedes the IJCAI'17 paper below). [pdf][GitHub Repo]
  • Non-decreasing Payment Rules for Combinatorial Auctions
    Vitor Bosshard, Ye Wang, and Sven Seuken. In Proceedings of the 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 23rd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-ECAI), Stockholm, Sweden, July 2018. [pdf] [long]
  • Computing Bayes-Nash Equilibria in Combinatorial Auctions with Continuous Value and Action Spaces
    Vitor Bosshard, Benedikt Bünz, Benjamin Lubin and Sven Seuken. In Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Melbourne, Australia, August 2017. [pdf] [long]
  • Pseudo Unique Sink Orientations
    Vitor Bosshard and Bernd Gärtner. April 27, 2017. [arxiv]
  • Classical and Quantum Algorithms for USO Recognition
    Vitor Bosshard. Master's Thesis. October 13, 2015. [pdf]

Teaching

Advised Theses

  • PBE Algorithm for Multi-round Auctions
    Bachelor Thesis by Vinzenz Thoma, August 2020
  • Overbidding Deviations of Single-minded Bidders in Combinatorial Auctions
    Bachelor Thesis by Michael Bucher, January 2020.
  • Bayesian Optimization for Best Response Computation in Combinatorial Auctions
    Bachelor Thesis by Marius Högger, September 2018.
  • Non-Decreasing Payment Rules in Combinatorial Auctions
    Master Thesis by Ye Wang, April 2018 [pdf]