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Presentations and Posters

The CNC program committee is proud to announce a phenomenal selection of talks and posters:

Full talks

NameAffiliation (PhD)Title
Marzyeh GhassemiMITTBA
Lawson L.S. WongBrown University (MIT)Learning the State of the World: Object-based World Modeling for Mobile-Manipulation Robots
Ofra AmirHarvard UniversityInformation Sharing for Supporting Distributed Human Teamwork
Katerina MarazopoulouUniversity of Massachusetts AmherstTemporal and Relational Graphical Models for Causality: Representation and Learning
Bo WaggonerUniversity of Pennsylvania (Harvard)TBA
Andrew MaoMicrosoft (Harvard)Studying Collective Social Behavior in the Virtual Lab
Siddhartha BanerjeePennsylvania State UniversityAutomatic Content Generation to Enrich Wikipedia
Farhad Pourkamali-AnarakiUniversity of Colorado BoulderRandomized Dimension Reduction for Large-Scale Data Analysis
Alice GaoUniversity of British Columbia (Harvard)Incentivizing the Crowd
Nan JiangUniversity of MichiganA theory of Overfitting and Model Selection in Reinforcement Learning
Rachel CummingsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyThe Implications of Privacy-Aware Choice

Short talks

NameAffiliation (PhD)Title
Simon EllisRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteCognitive Gameplaying: A Novel Approach to Creating Artificially Intelligent Agents for Complex Tabletop Games
Yijun ZhaoTufts UniversityDomain Induced Dirichlet Mixture of Gaussian Processes: An Application to Predicting Disease Progression in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Kristijonas CyrasImperial College LondonAssumption-Based Argumentation with Preferences
Alan TsangUniversity of WaterlooStrategic Voting and Social Networks
Jay PujaraUniversity of MarylandProbabilistic Models for Scalable Knowledge Graph Construction
Yuxiao HuangStevens Institute of Technology (Jilin University)Causal Inference from Time Series Data
Mithun ChakrabortyWashington University in St. LouisOn The Aggregation Of Subjective Inputs From Multiple Sources
Zhiwei Steven WuUniversity of PennsylvaniaPrivacy and Learning in Strategic Environments
Omer LevUniversity of Toronto (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)TBA
Joanna DrummondUniversity of TorontoTBA
Chien-Ju HoCornell University (UCLA)Design and Analysis of Crowdsourcing Mechanisms
Pedro SequeiraInesc-ID Lisbon (Technical University of Lisbon)Creating more Autonomous, Flexible and Robust Artificial Agents inspired by Nature


NameAffiliation (PhD)Title
Brian McmahanRutgers UniversityTBA
Xing SuGraduate Center CUNYTravel Mode Detection Using Smartphone Sensors
Faiza KhattakColumbia UniversityTBA
Fatemeh VahedianDePaul UniversityRecommender System Framework for Heterogeneous Networks
Ping HouNew Mexico State UniversityProbabilistic Planning with Risk-Sensitive Criterion
Bo LiUniversity of Michigan (Vanderbilt University)Secure learning in adversarial environments
Yang LiuHarvard University (University of Michigan)Harness the Power of Multi-source Data
Shreyas SekarRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteLooking Beyond Truthfulness: Designing Algorithms for Large Systems of Self-Interested Agents
Hongyao MaHarvard UniversityContingent Payment Mechanisms for Future Coordination
Emmanouil PountourakisNorthwestern UniversitySimple Mechanisms in Static and Dynamic Settings
Rad NiazadehCornell UniversityTBA
Ryan RogersUniversity of PennsylvaniaPrivate and Robust Mediators in Large Games
Christos-Alexandros PsomasUniversity of California BerkeleyTBA
Hau ChanStony Brook UniversityCompact Representations of Games and Their Applications