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Daskalakis & Students Honored with Best Paper Award
Associate Professor Constantinos Daskalakis and his students Alan Deckelbaum and Christos Tzamos won the Best Paper Award and the Best Student Paper Award at the 2013 ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce for their paper “Mechanism Design via Optimal Transport”.
Sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group Electronic Commerce (SIGecom), the ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce is considered to be one of the leading scientific conferences on advances in theory, systems, and applications at the interface of economics and computation, including applications to electronic commerce. A Best Paper and Best Student Paper Award is given annually to outstanding work presented at the conference.
Daskalakis is the X-Window Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), and an affiliate of the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) and the Operations Research Center (ORC). His research focuses on algorithmic game theory, computational biology and applied probability.
For more information on Daskalakis’ work, please visit: http://www.csail.mit.edu/user/1825.