Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

7 April 2006, Computational Social Choice Seminar, Krzysztof Apt

Speaker: Krzysztof Apt
Title: Introduction to Mechanism Design
Date: Friday 7 April 2006
Time: 16:00
Location: Room P.327, Euclides Building, Plantage Muidergracht 24, Amsterdam

Mechanism design, sometimes called reverse game theory, is concerned with the design of games that induce the participants to realize choices that are desirable for the society. In this lecture we shall explain what constitutes a mechanism design and discuss the Vickrey-Clarke-Groves (VCG) mechanism.

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