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Colloquium Jacques Morgenstern

Ashish Goel – Decision making at scale: Algorithms, Mechanisms, and Platforms

Ashish Goel, Stanford University Ashish Goel, Stanford University

Ashish Goel is a Professor of Management Science and Engineering and (by courtesy) Computer Science at Stanford University, and a member of Stanford’s Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering.

  • Date : 16/06/2016
  • Place : Amphithéâtre, Kahn Building, Inria, Sophia Antipolis
  • Guest(s) : Ashish Goel (Stanford University)
  • Organiser(s) : Colloquium Board

Abstract

YouTube competes with Hollywood as an entertainment channel, and also supplements Hollywood by acting as a distribution mechanism. Twitter has a similar relationship to news media, and Coursera to Universities. But there are no online alternatives for making democratic decisions at large scale as a society. In this talk, we will describe two algorithmic approaches towards large scale decision making that we are exploring.

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Keywords: Platforms Mechanisms Algorithms Colloquium Morgenstern Inria - Centre de Recherche Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée

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