PhD candidate Ben-Alexander Cassell successfully defended his thesis proposal on 7 January. Ben’s thesis will be on “Scaling Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis”. His thesis committee is: Michael Wellman (chair) John Laird Demosthenis Teneketzis Jeffrey MacKie-Mason (cognate) Congratulations, Ben.
Two SRG PhD students recently passed their preliminary exams: the research-based component of the qualification process at Michigan. Elaine Wah, with her paper: Latency arbitrage, market fragmentation and efficiency: An agent-based model [revised version here] Travis Martin, with his paper: Characterizing strategic cascades on networks Congratulations to Elaine and Travis.