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The Optimization and Incentives Seminar, formerly known as the Networks (Operations Research) Seminar, normally meets at 2pm on Tuesdays in Room MR4 of the CMS .

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3 upcoming talks and 102 talks in the archive.

The BRAVO Effect in Queues

UserYoni Nazarathy (University of Queensland).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Optimal Consistent Segregation

UserHerve Moulin (University of Glasgow).

HouseMR15, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 14:00-15:00

Expanding Search on Networks

UserSteve Alpern (University of Warwick).

HouseMR15, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

A More General Pandora Rule?

UserRichard Weber (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR15, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Welfare and Fairness in Dominant-Strategy Mechanisms

UserVictor Naroditskiy (University of Southampton).

HouseMR15, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Quantitative Comparative Statics

Canceled

UserTobias Harks (Maastricht University).

HouseMR15, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 14:00-15:00

Pareto Optimality in Coalition Formation

UserPaul Harrenstein (University of Oxford).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 15:00-16:00

Local Optimality in Algebraic Path Problems

UserTimothy Griffin (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 04 February 2013, 15:00-16:00

Intermediated Exchange: Theory and Experiments

UserSanjeev Goyal (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 15:00-16:00

Prioritising Diversity in School Choice

UserAytek Erdil (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 15:00-16:00

Simple Dynamics in Large Games

UserR. Ramanujam (Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 11 June 2012, 16:30-17:30

Experiments with dynamic networks of virtual routers

This talk is a part of the SRG-SEMINAR series, and it is listed here as it may be of interest to this seminar's audience as well.

UserRichard G. Clegg (UCL).

HouseFW26, Computer Lab, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Algorithmic Barriers from Phase Transitions

UserDimitris Achlioptas (University of Athens & RACTI).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2011, 16:30-17:30

Control of Stochastic Processing Networks

UserR. J. Williams (Department of Mathematics, University of California, San Diego).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 11 July 2011, 14:30-15:30

Behavioral Network Formation

UserMichael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 May 2011, 14:30-15:30

Mobile geometric graphs: detection, coverage and percolation

UserPerla Sousi ( Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge.).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 07 February 2011, 14:30-15:30

Insensitive, maximum stable allocations converge to proportional fairness

UserNeil Walton (University of Cambridge, Statistical Laboratory.).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 14:30-15:30

The Weighted Proportional Resource Allocation

UserMilan Vojnovic, Microsoft research Cambridge.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 18 October 2010, 14:30-15:30

Queues, Counters and Optimization

UserR. Srikant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 09 September 2010, 14:00-15:00

Insensitive, maximum stable allocations converge to proportional fairness

UserNeil Walton, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge..

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 20 August 2010, 14:00-15:00

Some Uses of Hashing in Networking Problems

UserMichael Mitzenmacher, Harvard University.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory..

ClockMonday 02 August 2010, 14:15-15:15

Load Balancing via Random Local Search in Closed and Open systems

UserSarah Lilienthal, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 01 June 2010, 16:00-17:00

Statistical problems in complex networks

UserEdoardo Airoldi - Harvard University, USA.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2010, 14:15-15:15

An investigation of proportionally fair ramp metering

UserR. J. Gibbens, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room 1, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 26 April 2010, 15:00-16:00

Identifying separated time scales in stochastic models of reaction networks

Joint with Newton Institue, Stochastic Processes in Communication Sciences Program.

UserThomas Kurtz, University of Wisconsin - Madison.

HouseSeminar Room 2, CMS Gatehouse.

ClockMonday 08 March 2010, 15:00-16:00

Associative neural memories and oscillatory operation

Joint with Newton Institue, Stochastic Processes in Communication Sciences Program.

UserPeter Whittle, Univerisity of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room 1, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockThursday 04 March 2010, 15:00-16:00

A Martingale Framework for Trust

Joint with Newton Institue, Stochastic Processes in Communication Sciences Program.

UserBruce Hajek, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

HouseSeminar Room 1, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 01 March 2010, 15:00-16:00

Simulation-based computation of the workload correlation function in a Levy-driven queue

Joint with Newton Institue, Stochastic Processes in Communication Sciences Program.

UserMichel Mandjes, Universiteit van Amsterdam and Eurandom, Eindhoven.

HouseSeminar Room 1, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 15:00-16:00

Collision of random walks

UserPerla Sousi, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2010, 16:30-17:30

Title: Ergodicity of a stress release point process seismic model with aftershocks

Joint with Newton Institue, Stochastic Processes in Communication Sciences Program.

UserProf. Seguei Foss, Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Heriot-Watt..

HouseSeminar Room 1, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 01 February 2010, 15:00-16:00

Diffusion and cascading behavior in random networks

Joint with Probability Series and Joint with Newton Institue, Stochastic Processes in Communication Sciences Program.

UserMarc LeLarge, École Normale Supérieure, Paris..

HouseSeminar Room 1, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 25 January 2010, 15:00-16:00

Anonymity via networks of mixes

UserVenkat Anantharam, EECS Department, University of California Berkeley..

HouseMR5, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockMonday 18 January 2010, 15:00-16:00

A Bayesian nonrandom walk through the world of the queues

UserCarmen Armero, University of Valencia.

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockMonday 23 November 2009, 14:30-15:30

Temporal analysis and small world properties of social and technological networks.

UserCecillia Mascolo, University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockMonday 16 November 2009, 14:30-15:30

Dynamics, Robustness and Multiscale Modularity of Complex Networks

UserRenaud Lambiotte, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Imperial College London..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockMonday 09 November 2009, 14:30-15:30

Insensitivity results for the limit of a multi-class queueing network

UserNeil Walton, University of Cambridge, Statistical Laboratory..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockMonday 02 November 2009, 14:30-15:30

Bits and particles: Spin-glass analogies and beyond

UserAdria Tauste, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockMonday 26 October 2009, 14:30-15:30

Busy Periods in Fluid Queues with Multiple Emptying Input States

UserProf. Peter Harrison, Imperial College London..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockMonday 12 October 2009, 14:30-15:30

Pricing, Competition, and Routing in Relay Networks

UserEdmund Yeh, Electrical Engineering, Yale University..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 12 August 2009, 16:00-17:00

Network-Based Ranking Systems in Paired Comparisons.

UserDr Juyong Park, Seoul National University..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 24 June 2009, 16:00-17:00

The Flow of Information in Complex Networks

Kuwait Foundation Lecture

UserJon Kleinberg (Cornell)..

HouseWolfson Room (MR 2) Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge..

ClockThursday 11 June 2009, 17:00-18:00

Connectivity Properties of Cooperative Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

UserDon Towsley, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 03 June 2009, 15:00-16:00

Optimal Control of Manufacturing Systems

Solution of a Fluid Approximation and Tracking by a Queueing Model.

UserGideon Weiss, The University of Haifa..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2009, 14:00-15:00

Routing Games with Elastic Traffic

UserPeter Key, Microsoft Research Cambridge..

HouseMR5, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 20 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

Crowdsourcing and All-Pay Auctions

UserMilan Vojnovic, Microsoft research Cambridge..

HouseMR5, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 13 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

Robust Networks

UserSanjeev Goyal, Department of Economics, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR15, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2009, 14:00-15:00

An Incentive Mechanism to Decongest Road Traffic

UserBalaji Prabhakar, Stanford University, Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science..

HouseMR15, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 18 March 2009, 16:00-17:00

Product forms in Neural Networks, G-Networks and Chemical Systems

UserErol Gelenbe, Imperial College & Microsoft Research.

HouseMR15, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 16:00-17:00

Stochastic Models of Economic Equilibrium on Directed Graphs

UserProf. Michael Dempster, University of Cambridge, Judge Business School and Statistical Laboratory.

HouseMR15, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 16:00-17:00

Convolution tail equivalent distributions: basic properties

UserProf Dmitri Korshunov, (Novosibirsk).

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockFriday 27 February 2009, 14:00-15:00

A Survey of Results for Deletion Channels and Related Synchronization Channels

Joint With Probability Seminar Series.

UserMichael Mitzenmacher, Harvard University.

HouseMR5, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2009, 14:00-15:30

Bloom Filters, Related Data Structures, and their Applications

Kuwait Foundation Lecture

UserMichael Mitzenmacher (Harvard).

HouseWolfson Room (MR 2) Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge..

ClockMonday 23 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

The diffusion of trends on social networks.

UserMoez Draief, Imperial College London.

HouseMR15, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Rate Adaptation Games in Wireless LANs: Nash Equilibrium and Price of Anarchy

UserBozidar Radunovic, Microsoft Research Cambridge..

HouseMR15, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Nonparametric inference for networks of queues

Joint Statistics Seminar

UserCornelia Wichelhaus, Heidelberg university, Germany..

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockFriday 06 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Probabilistic refinement of cellular pathway models.

UserFlorian Markowetz, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute.

HouseMR15, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2009, 16:00-17:00

Exploring the dynamics of network optimisation

UserNigel Walker, Ben Strulo, British Telecomm.

HouseMR15, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 14 January 2009, 16:00-17:00

Distributed Computation over Random Geometric Graphs: Some Asymptotic Results

UserD. Manjunath, Department of Electrical Engineering of IIT, Bombay.

HouseMR5, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockThursday 04 December 2008, 14:00-15:00

Internet evolution and misleading networking myths

UserAndrew Odlyzko, University of Minnesota.

HouseMR3, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2008, 14:00-15:00

Is the law of the jungle sustainable for the Internet?

UserAlexandre Proutiere, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseMR11, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

Optimal Gateway Selection in VoIP

UserRichard Weber, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR11, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Consensus -- with Limited Memory and Signalling

UserMilan Vojnovic, Microsoft research Cambridge.

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockThursday 16 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Rethinking Internet Traffic Management: From Multiple Decompositions to a Practical Protocol

UserMartin Suchara, Computer Science Department, Princeton.

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockFriday 12 September 2008, 16:00-17:30

Title to be confirmed

UserGaurav Raina.

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2007, 14:00-15:00

Differential equations arrising in network problems

UserN Vvedenskaya (Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Moscow).

HouseMR4, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2007, 15:30-16:30

Random Medium Access Control algorithms, an asymptotic approach

UserAlexandre Proutiere (Microsoft).

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2007, 14:00-15:00

Wireless Spectral Sharing Techniques and Issues

UserFletcher Wicker (The Aerospace Corporation / Cambridge).

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2007, 14:00-15:00

Optmisation and Evolution of Networks

UserPeter Whittle (Cambridge).

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2007, 14:00-15:00

Incentivizing Participation in Resource-sharing Networks

UserRichard Weber (Cambridge).

HouseMR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2007, 14:00-15:00

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