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January-2006-Computational-Social-Choice-Seminar-E
ric-Pacuit
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SUMMARY:Computational Social Choice Seminar, Eric
Pacuit
ATTENDEE;ROLE=Speaker:Eric Pacuit
DTSTART;TZID=Europe/Amsterdam:20060112T160000
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LOCATION:P-3.27, Euclides building, Plantage Muide
rgracht 24, Amsterdam
DESCRIPTION:Interactive epistemology is the study
of the role of players' uncertainty in a game-theo
retic situation. We will introduce some of the mat
hematical models which have been used by game theo
rists to represent this uncertainty. The talk will
focus on type spaces, introduced by John Harsanyi
in 1967. In particular, we will disucss the exist
ence of a "universal" type space and the epistemic
foundations of various solution concepts. To that
end, the talk will be based on a recent survey by
Adam Brandenburger which can be found below: http
://pages.stern.nyu.edu/%7Eabranden/pop-09-29-05.pd
f For more information, please contact Ulle Endr
iss (ulle at illc.uva.nl).
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Interactive epistemology is the study of the role
of players' uncertainty in a game-theoretic situat
ion. We will introduce some of the mathematical m
odels which have been used by game theorists to re
present this uncertainty. The talk will focus on
type spaces, introduced by John\n Harsanyi
in 1967. In particular, we will disucss the exist
ence of a "universal" type space and the
epistemic foundations of various solution concept
s. To that end, the talk will be based on a recen
t survey by Adam Brandenburger which can be found
below:\n ht
tp://pages.stern.nyu.edu/%7Eabranden/pop-09-29-05.
pdf\n

\n \n \n For
more information, please contact Ulle Endriss (ulle at illc
.uva.nl).\n

\n
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