Research Seminar Fall 2018

Each week, we hold a research seminar where speakers present work on topics at the intersection of Computer Science and Economics. Some of the presentations may be work in progress, while others may be presentations on papers that are already published. Everyone is welcome to attend! No registration necessary.


  • Room: 1.D.29 (may vary, see schedule!)
  • Time: Tuesdays 16:30-18:00 (see schedule)
  • Organizer: Steffen Schuldenzucker

Mailing List

If you would like to be informed about upcoming talks in this seminar and about other talks on topics related to Economics and Computer Science, then please send an email to Steffen Schuldenzucker, who will add you to our mailing list.


Date Room Speaker Title
Tue, 02.10. 1.D.29 Steffen Schuldenzucker An Empirical Study of Network Structure in the Credit Default Swap Market (internship report and discussion)
Tue, 09.10. 1.D.29 Stefania Ionescu

Advancing the Use of Sparse Knowledge for Qualitative Models and Simulations

Tue, 16.10. 1.D.29 Jakob Weissteiner

Variable Importance Measures in Classification and Regression Methods

Tue, 23.10. 1.D.29 Ludwig Dierks The Power Of Machine Learning And Market Design For Cloud Computing Admission Control (INFORMS practice talk)
Tue, 30.10. 1.D.29 Gianluca Brero Machine Learning-powered Iterative Combinatorial Auctions (INFORMS practice talk)
Tue, 06.11., 15:00


Nils Olberg

Approximation Algorithms for Group Communication Networks

Tue, 27.11. 1.D.29 Ludwig Dierks Market Design for Cloud Computing (PhD proposal practice talk)
Tue, 04.12. 1.D.29 Steffen Schuldenzucker Portfolio Compression and Financial Contagion
Tue, 11.12. 1.D.29 Vitor Bosshard Overbidding in Combinatorial Auctions (discussion / brainstorming session)
Tue, 18.12. 1.D.29 Sven Seuken

CERG end-of-year presentation

Tue, 08.01., 15:00 2.A.01 Gianluca Brero

Fast Iterative Combinatorial Auctions via Bayesian Learning (AAAI'19 practice talk)

Tue, 15.01. 1.D.29

Dmitry Moor

The Design of a Combinatorial Data Market

Tue, 22.01. 1.D.29 Pouyan Rezakhani

Analysis of Systemic Risk in Financial Networks with Credit Default Swaps via Monte Carlo Simulations (MSc thesis defense)