||Graduate Student Contest - call for applications
Best PhD Thesis Project of the Year in Computational Game Theory
awarded by The Romanian Institute of Science and Technology
Sponsor: John Templeton Foundation
Deadline for submitting PhD theses summaries: October 15, 2011,
for submitting full-length PhD theses of the selected applicants: November 15, 2011.
Applicants: Intended applicants are PhD students in the field of Computational Game Theory.
PhD students in the final stage of their Thesis or who have recently defended their thesis (2011)
Key topics and themes:
Nature inspired search and optimization techniques in CGT,
Multiagent systems in CGT,
Decision making using AI in CGT.
The goal of this contest is to encourage fresh PhDs to build a scientific carrier in Romania.
Hopefully, this contest will spot the most insightful and original recent work in Computational Game Theory.
Healthy competition between PhD students and the emergence of new, bold, ideas is encouraged.
1st prize - 1000 EUR,
2nd prize - 700 EUR,
3rd prize - 500 EUR.
Please submit your applications at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for applications: August 3, 2011Organizers:
Romanian Institute of Science and Technology
Centre for the Study of Complexity from Babes-Bolyai University
Adaptive Systems Laboratory from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
Centre for the Study of Complexity, Cluj-Napoca
“Computational Intelligence Models in Solving Games”, completed at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, thesis summary
2nd Prize: Tudor Mihoc
“Detecting Equilibria in Game Theory – Evolutionary Approach”, completed at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, thesis summary
3rd Prize: Scott Kominers
“Matching Models of Markets”, completed at Harvard University, thesis summary
The main criteria in analyzing the Theses were:
computational flavour, new concepts, impact, potential,
opening new lines of inquiry, interdisciplinary openness,
real-world applications, research continuation in Romania.
Prof. Daniela Zaharie, West University of