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ORIE 9000 Colloquium - Rafael Frongillo: A Unified Theory of Elicitation via Convex Analysis

Elicitation is the study of mechanisms which incentivize the truthful reporting of private information from self-minded agents. In this talk I will present a general theory of elicitation grounded in…

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CAM Colloquium - Adrian Lewis: Nonsmooth optimization: conditioning, convergence, and semi-algebraic models

Variational analysis has come of age. Long an elegant theoretical toolkit for variational mathematics and nonsmooth optimization, it now increasingly underpins the study of algorithms, and a rich…

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