Monthly Archives: June 2006

Peer Prediction Method with Reduced Payments

ACM EC 06. Jurca and Faltings Work extends my “Peer Prediction” paper, written with Nolan Miller and Richard Zeckhauser, on eliciting honest reports, by comparing reports between people. Automatically selects a scoring rule, with lower expected payments but still incentive … Continue reading

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Collaborative Filtering with Privacy

ACM EC ’06. Presentation on privacy-preserving collaborative filtering. Previous approaches: secure multi-party computation to compute eignevectors (Canny). add noise to each rating This paper shows that adding noise may not preserve as much privacy as you’ d like. If the … Continue reading

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Sponsored Search Auction Mechanisms

Current session has several papers on auction mechanisms for conducting auctions for which ads will be displayed in sponsored search. Lahaie, analysis of alternative auction designs, including Yahoo and Google’s current mechanisms. Offers an overview of the design space. Mahdian … Continue reading

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ACM EC 06: Fudenberg invited lecture

I’m at the ACM EC conference for the next couple days. Computer Science theory/algorithms/AI people looking at economic incentive issues. This talk: “Stable Superstitions and Rational Steady State Learning”, given by Drew Fudenberg (joint work with Levine) (These are scattered … Continue reading

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