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New GIF Project 01 Jan 2018

In a new project funded by the German-Israeli Foundation, we study algorithmic problems with sequential information aggregation, such as recommendation systems and the wisdom of the crowd (e.g., in platforms like TripAdvisor or Booking.com) or sequential matching problems (e.g., in Internet marketing or organ donation). The project runs for three years and is a collaboration with Rann Smorodinsky at the Technion.

New Paper at SODA 2018 29 Sep 2017

Our paper ''Approximating the Nash Social Welfare with Budget-Additive Valuations'' (by Jugal, Garg, Martin Hoefer, Kurt Mehlhorn) was accepted at the 29th Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA 2018), the international top-conference in design and analysis of algorithms.

New Paper at WINE 2017 26 Sep 2017

In his paper ''Dynamic Pricing in Competitive Markets'', Paresh Nakhe highlights how learning algorithms for revenue maximization can lead markets quickly into equilibrium states. The paper has been accepted at the 13th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE 2017) in Bangalore, India.

Three Papers at SAGT 2017 22 Jun 2017

Three papers of our group were accepted at the 10th Intl. Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT 2017):

New Paper at ICALP 2017 18 Apr 2017

Our paper ''Combinatorial Secretary Problems with Ordinal Information'' (by Martin Hoefer, Bojana Kodric) was accepted at the 44th Intl. Conference on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP 2017), the top-conference in theory of computing in Europe. This year's edition is going to take place in Warsaw, Poland, in July 2017.

Website Launch 28 Mar 2017

Our new website is online.

New Paper at WINE 2016 16 Dec 2016

Our paper ''Smoothness for Simultaneous Composition of Mechanisms with Admission'' (by Martin Hoefer, Bojana Kodric, Thomas Kesselheim) was presented and published at the 12th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE 2016) in Montreal, Canada.

Invited Talk at SAGT 2017 23 Nov 2016

Martin Hoefer will give an invited talk at the 10th Intl. Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT 2017), a top-tier conference in algorithmic game theory to be held in L'Aquila, Italy, on September 12-14, 2017.