WINE 2017 Schedule

Dec 17, 2017 (SUNDAY)

SUNDAY Dec 17, 2017

  • 9.00 - 10.30 : Tutorial - 1 "Mechanism Design for Social Good"(Kira Goldner, Graduate Student, University of Washington)
  • 10.30 - 11.00 : Break
  • 11.00 - 12.30 : Tutorial - 2 "Fairness with Indivisible Goods: Solution Concepts and Algorithms" (Vangelis Markakis, Assistant Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business)
  • 12.30 - 14.00 : LUNCH
  • 14.00 - 15.30 : Tutorial - 3 "Dynamic Mechanism Design and Learning" (Balu Sivan, Google Research, New York)
  • 15.30 - 16.00 : Break
  • 16.00 - 17.30 : Tutorial - 4 "New Perspectives and Challenges in Routing Games: Query Models and Signaling"(Chaitanya Swamy, Professor, University of Waterloo)
  • 17.30 - 18.30 : High Tea and Reception

Dec 18, 2017 (MONDAY)

Monday Dec 18, 2017

  • 9.00 - 10.20 : Paper Presentations (4)
    • Young-San Lin and Thanh Nguyen : "On Variants of Network Flow Stability"
    • Bart De Keijzer and Tomasz Janus : "On Strong Equilibria and Improvement Dynamics in Network Creation Games"
    • Matt Elliott, Benjamin Golub and Matt V. Leduc : "Networked Markets and Relational Contracts"
    • Arpit Goel and Nolan Skochdopole : "Design of an Optimal Frequency Reward Program in the Face of Competition"
  • 10.20 - 10.45 : Break
  • 10.45 - 11.45 : Talk by Parag Pathak
  • 11.45 - 12.45 : Paper Presentations (3)
    • Matthias Feldotto, Martin Gairing, Grammateia Kotsialou and Alexander Skopalik : "Computing Approximate Pure Nash Equilibria in Shapley Value Weighted Congestion Games"
    • Jose Correa, Ruben Hoeksma and Marc Schroder : "Network Congestion Games are Robust for Variable Demand"
    • Omer Ben-Porat and Moshe Tennenholtz "Shapley Facility Location Games"
  • 12.45 - 14.15 : LUNCH
  • 14.15 - 15.15 : Talk by Vijay Krishna
  • 15.15 - 15.45 : Break
  • 15.45 - 17.05 : Paper Presentations (4)
    • Grant Schoenebeck and Biaoshuai Tao : "Beyond Worst-Case (In)approximability of Nonsubmodular Influence Maximization"
    • Rico Angell and Grant Schoenebeck : "Don't Be Greedy: Leveraging Community Structure to Find High Quality Seed Sets for Influence Maximization"
    • L. Elisa Celis, Mina Dalirrooyfard and Nisheeth Vishnoi : "A Dynamics for Advertising on Networks"
    • Georgios Amanatidis, Georgios Birmpas and Evangelos Markakis : "On Budget-Feasible Mechanism Design for Symmetric Submodular Objectives"
  • 17.10 - 18.00 : Lightning Talks
  • 18.00 - 20.00 : Poster Session (with Snacks and Coffee)

Dec 19, 2017 (TUESDAY)

Tuesday Dec 19, 2017

  • 9.00 - 10.20 : Paper Presentations (4)
    • Zhou Chen, Qi Qi and Changjun Wang : "Balancing Efficiency and Equality in Vehicle Licenses Allocation"
    • Zhou Chen, Qi Qi, Changjun Wang and Wenwei Wang : "Mechanism Design with Efficiency and Equality Considerations"
    • Nicole Immorlica, Brendan Lucier, Joshua Mollner and Glen Weyl : "Approximate Efficiency in Matching Markets"
    • Riccardo Colini-Baldeschi, Paul Goldberg, Bart De Keijzer, Stefano Leonardi and Stefano Turchetta : "Fixed Price Approximability of the Optimal Gain From Trade"
  • 10.20 - 10.45 : Break
  • 10.45 - 11.45 : Talk by Tim Roughgarden
  • 11.45 - 12.30 : Business Meeting
  • 12.30 - 14.00 : LUNCH
  • 14.00 - 15.20 : Paper Presentations (4)
    • Tobias Harks, Anja Huber and Manuel Surek : "A Characterization of Undirected Graphs Admitting Optimal Cost Shares"
    • Ioannis Caragiannis, Vasilis Gkatzelis and Cosimo Vinci : "Cost-Sharing Protocols, Coordination Mechanisms, and Approximation Algorithms for Scheduling"
    • Mohammad Akbarpour, Amin Saberi and Ali Shameli : "Information aggregation in overlapping generations and the emergence of highly informed individuals"
    • Vincenzo Auletta, Ioannis Caragiannis, Diodato Ferraioli, Clemente Galdi and Giuseppe Persiano : "Information Retention in Heterogeneous Majority Dynamics"
  • 15.20 - 15.50 : Break
  • 15.50 - 17.10 : Paper Presentations (4)
    • Itai Arieli, Moran Koren and Rann Smorodinsky : "The Crowdfunding Game"
    • Brandon Fain, Ashish Goel, Kamesh Munagala and Sukolsak Sakshuwong : "Sequential Deliberation for Social Choice"
    • Amir Ban, Yishay Mansour and Yossi Azar : "The Strategy of Experts for Repeated Predictions"
    • Dennis Kraft and Susanne Albers : "The Price of Uncertainty in Present-Biased Planning"
  • 17.15 - 17.45 : Break (at MRC Auditorium – Venue for Cultural Function)
  • 17.45 - 19.00 : Cultural Program (MRC Auditorium)Karnatic Music Concert with Five Veenas and Percussion (Smt. Geetha Ramanand & Party)
  • 19.00 - 19.45 : Move to Le Meridien
  • 19.45 - 21.30 : Banquet Dinner

Dec 20, 2017 (WEDNESDAY)

Wednesday Dec 20, 2017

  • 9.00 - 10.20 : Paper Presentations (4)
    • Kamal Jain, Tung Mai and Vijay Vazirani : "A Performance-Based Scheme for Pricing Resources in the Cloud"
    • Ian A. Kash, Peter Key and Warut Suksompong : "Simple Pricing Schemes for the Cloud"
    • Adam Elmachtoub and Michael Hamilton : "Pricing with Opaque Products"
    • Paresh Nakhe : "Dynamic Pricing in Competitive Markets"
  • 10.20 - 10.45 : Break
  • 10.45 - 11.45 : Talk by Ariel Procaccia
  • 11.45 - 12.30 : Gold Sponsors Slot
  • 12.30 - 14.00 : LUNCH
  • 14.00 - 15.00 : Paper Presentations (3)
    • Benjamin Fisch, Rafael Pass and Abhi Shelat : "Socially Optimal Mining Pools"
    • Zhou Chen, Yukun Cheng, Xiaotie Deng, Qi Qi and Xiang Yan : "Limiting User's Sybil Attack in Resource Sharing"
    • Aadharsh Kannan, Justin Rao, Preston McAfee, Di He, Tao Qin and Tie-Yan Liu : "Scale Effects in Web Search"
  • 15.00 - 15.30 : Break
  • 15.30 - 16.50 : Paper Presentations (4)
    • Barnabé Monnot, Francisco Benita and Georgios Piliouras : "Routing Games in the Wild:Efficiency, Equilibration and Regret (Large-Scale Field Experiments in Singapore)"
    • Riccardo Colini Baldeschi, Roberto Cominetti, Panayotis Mertikopoulos and Marco Scarsini : "The price of anarchy in light and heavy traffic: When is selfish routing bad?"
    • Anisse Ismaili : "Routing Games over Time with FIFO policy"
    • Fang-Yi Yu, Jie Gao and Grant Schoenebeck : "Cascades and Myopic Routing in Nonhomogeneous Kleinberg’s Small World Model"