TARK X conference is
part of an 8-week program Uncertainty and
Information in Economics, organized by the Institute for Mathematical
Sciences (IMS), National University of Singapore in the period of 9 May - 3 July
2005. It will take place in conjunction with a workshop in the program, which is
to be held on 6-10 June 2005.
The conference will take place at the Institute for Mathematical Sciences (IMS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS), located on the campus in the renovated bungalows (Nos. 3 & 4) at Prince George's Park. Please see here for information how to get there by public transport.
Thursday 9 June --------------- 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm TARK Reception Orchard Parade Hotel, Pool Terrace level 6 (open air poolside venue) 1 Tanglin Road (at the beginning of the Orchard Road) In the event of unforeseen bad weather, reception will be held in the Artica room. Friday, 10 June (Joint Day TARK and WUE (Workshop on Uncertainty in Economics)) --------------------------------------------------------- 8:30 - 9:00 TARK Registration 9:00 - 10:00 WUE invited talk Joe Halpern (Cornell University, Ithaca) Redoing the foundations of decision theory: Decision theory with subjective state spaces 10:00 - 11:00 WUE invited talk Chris Shannon (University of California, Berkeley) Uncertainty in Mechanism Design 11:00 - 11:40 Opening Ceremony and Reception 11:40 - 12.40 TARK invited talk Tom Henzinger (EPFL, Lausanne) Games in System Design and Verification 12:30 - 2:00 lunch 2.00 - 3.30 TARK Session Game theory/ Bounded Rationality Individual Error, Group Error, and the Value of Information Itai Sher (Northwestern University) Order Independence and Rationalizability Krzysztof R. Apt (National University of Singapore and CWI, Amsterdam) Efficiency in Negotiation: Complexity and Costly Bargaining Jihong Lee (Birkbeck College, University of London), Hamid Sabourian (University of Cambridge) 3.30 - 4:00 break 4:00 - 5:00 TARK invited talk Sergiu Hart (Hebrew University at Jerusalem) Uncoupled Dynamics and Nash Equilibria Saturday, 11 June ----------------- 9:00 - 10:00 TARK invited talk Rohit Parikh (CUNY, New York) Logical Omniscience and Common Knowledge; WHAT do we know, and what do WE know? 10:00 - 11:00 TARK Session Logical Omniscience Interactive Unawareness Revisited Joseph Halpern, Leandro Rego (Cornell University, Ithaca) Complexity Results for Logics of Local Reasoning and Inconsistent Belief Martin Allen (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) 11:00 - 11:30 break 11:30 - 12:30 TARK Session Models of multi-agent knowledge Semantics for multi-agent only knowing (extended abstract) Arild Waaler (Finnmark College and University of Oslo), Bjarnar Solhaug (SINTEF) Universal Knowledge-Belief Structures Martin Meier (Instituto de Anlisis Economico - CSIC) 12:30 - 2:30 lunch 2:30 - 3:30 TARK Session New Issues Understanding Human Strategies for Change: An Empirical Study Mary-Anne Williams, Alankar Karol (University of Technology, Sydney) Decisions Under Subjective Information Jack Stecher (University of Minnesota) 3:30 - 4:00 break 4:00 - 5:00 TARK Session Mechanism Design Exponential Communication Inefficiency of Demand Queries Noam Nisan (Hebrew University), Ilya Segal (Stanford University) The Communication Cost of Selfishness: Ex Post Implementation Ronald Fadel, Ilya Segal (Stanford University) 5:00 - 6:00 TARK Business meeting 7:30 - 10:00 TARK Conference Dinner Orchard Hotel, The Rosewood Room, Level 2 442 Orchard Road (at the beginning of the Orchard Road, opposite Orchard Parade Hotel) Sunday, 12 June --------------- 9:00 - 10:00 TARK Invited Talk: Isaac Levi (Columbia University, New York) Inductive Inference as Ampliative and Non Monotonic Inference 10:00 - 11:00 TARK Session Social Choice/ Preferences Aggregating partially ordered preferences: impossibility and possibility results Maria Silvia Pini, Francesca Rossi, Kristen Brent Venable (University of Padova), Toby Walsh (NICTA and UNSW, Sydney) Unconditional Privacy in Social Choice Felix Brandt (Stanford University), Tuomas Sandholm (Carnegie Mellon University) 11:00 - 11:30 break 11:30 - 12:30 TARK Session Logic of Knowledge in Distributed Computing Deciding knowledge properties of security protocols R. Ramanujam (IMSC), S.P. Suresh (Chennai Math Institute) Continuous Consensus via Common KnowledgeT al Mizrahi, Yoram Moses (Technion, Haifa) 12:30 - 2:00 lunch 2:00 - 3:30 TARK Session Dynamics of Knowledge/ Logic of knowledge Update Logics And Reduction Axioms Johan van Benthem (University of Amsterdam and Stanford University), Jan van Eijck (CWI), Barteld Kooi (University of Groningen) First-Order Classical Modal Logic Horacio Arlo-Costa (Carnegie Mellon University), Eric Pacuit (CUNY, New York) On Epistemic Logic with Justifications Sergei Artemov, Elena Nogina (City University of New York) 4:00 - 5:00 Rump Session (subject to interest) Monday, 13 June --------------- Tutorial on Computational mechanism design and auctions David Parkes (Harvard) 9:00 - 10:15 Tutorial Session 1 10:15 - 10:45 break 10:45 - 12:00 Tutorial Session 2 12:00 - 2:30 Lunch 2:30 - 3:45 Tutorial Session 3 3:45 - 4:15 break 4:15 - 5:30 Tutorial Session 4