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9 June 2006, Computational Social Choice Seminar, Fenrong Liu

Speaker: Fenrong Liu
Title: Optimality, Belief and Preference
Date: Friday 9 June 2006
Time: 16:00
Location: P-3.27, Euclides Building, Plantage Muidergracht 24, Amsterdam

Abstract:
We define preference in terms of a constraint sequence, a concept from optimality theory. In case agents only have incomplete information, beliefs are introduced. We propose three definitions to describe different procedures agents may follow to get a preference relation using the incomplete information. Changes of preference are explored w.r.t their sources: changes of the constraint sequence, and changes in beliefs.

This is joint work with Dick de Jongh (see also ILLC-report PP-2006-38).

For more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/~ulle/seminar/, or contact Ulle Endriss ().


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