IE 598 JG

IE 598 JG - Game Theory and Fair Division

Spring 2024

Game Theory and Fair DivisionIE598JG70691LCD41530 - 1650 T R  2055 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Jugal Garg
Xuan Zhang


Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in industrial engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: 1 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Approved for Letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Prerequisites: IE 310 or equivalent; basic knowledge of optimization, probability, and linear algebra; mathematical maturity. The course will explore various topics at the intersection of economics and computation whose solutions have been deployed to solve a wide range of real-life settings such as assigning medical residents to hospitals, allocating students to schools, assigning seats in courses, kidney exchange, refugee allocation, assigning public housing, airport traffic management, and so on. The course will cover the topics in foundations of game theory and fair division such as Nash equilibrium, bargaining, mechanism design, fair and efficient allocation of goods/chores, and their computation.