Carnegie Mellon University


December 1, 2023

Lightning Talk Event

I am delighted to invite you to the first Institute for Complex Social Dynamics Lightning Talk Event. Our first event will take place on Friday, December 1 from 11:00am - 1:00pm.  Lunch will be provided. 

Location: Rachel Mellon Walton room in Posner Hall
The event is in-person only. Sorry there will be no Zoom option.

This event is a series of short ten minute talks from members of the Institute to advertise their current work to other members and students. Anyone is welcome to attend!

We are especially eager for students who might be interested in a graduate collaboration grant.

Here is the schedule of talks:

Cosma Shalizi, “Matching simulations to data with random features
John Miller, “The Emergence of Institutions”
Kara Kedrick, “Guess again: how answer generation shapes curiosity”
Alexy Kushnir, “Optimal Mechanisms in Multi-Dimensional Environments”
Oana Carja, "Understanding the adaptive properties of shape and structure in biological systems"

Jiashun Jin, “The MADStat data set”
Nihar Shah, "Algorithms and Experiments for Improved Peer Review"
Vincent Conitzer, "Foundations of Cooperative AI"
Russell Golman, “The Collective Wisdom of Behavioral Game Theory”
Simon DeDeo, “Human Cognition and Computational Complexity”