Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious
Mar 1, 2009

We think of intelligence as a deliberate, conscious activity guided by the laws of logic. Yet much of our mental life...

Foundations for Bayesian Updating
Mar 1, 2009

We provide a simple characterization of updating rules that can be rationalized as Bayesian. Namely, we consider a...

A Model of Genetic Variation in Human Social Network
Mar 1, 2009

Social networks influence the evolution of cooperation and they exhibit strikingly systematic patterns across a wide...

Unpacking the Wisdom of Crowds
Mar 1, 2009

In this talk, Dr.Scott E. Page, University of Michigan, will present three models for explaining the wisdom of crowds...

Nash Bargaining Via Flexible Budget Markets
Mar 1, 2009

In his seminal 1950 paper, John NashIn his seminal 1950 paper, John Nash defined the bargaining game; the ensuing...

Dynamic Mechanism Design
Mar 1, 2009

I will consider the design of efficient and profit-maximizing Bayesian incentive-compatible mechanisms for general...

The Algorithmic Lens: How the Computational Perspective is Transforming the...
Mar 1, 2009

Presentation by Christos Papadimitriou, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department, UC Berkeley, CA....

Strategic Network Formation with Structural Holes
Mar 1, 2009

Presented by Siddharth Suri, Yahoo! Research Scientist. A fundamental principle in social network research is that...