Advancing the Field of Quantitative Finance
formerly the IAFE

Event: New York Computer Science and Economics Day
Date: Friday, October 15, 2010 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:

The New York Academy of Sciences


The International Association of Financial Engineers is pleased to endorse

New York Computer Science and Economics Day

 

NYCE 2010 is the third annual New York Computer Science and Economics Day. The goal of the meeting is to bring together researchers in the larger New York metropolitan area with interests in Computer Science, Economics, Marketing and Business and a common focus in understanding and developing the economics of internet activity. Examples of topics of interest include theoretical, modeling, algorithmic and empirical work on advertising and marketing based on search, user-generated content, or social networks, and other means of monetizing the internet.

Agenda:

  • Computational Aspects of Equilibria, Mihalis Yannakakis, PhD, Columbia University
  • Optimal Dynamic Mechanism Design for Multi-Armed Bandit Processes, Sham Kakade, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Portfolios from Sorts, Robert Almgren, PhD, New York University and Quantitative Brokers
  • Converting any Algorithm into an Incentive-Compatible Mechanism, Robert Kleinberg, PhD, Cornell University
  • Mechanism Design Double Feature, Hal Varian, PhD, University of California, Berkeley and Google