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Balasubramanian Sivan

Welcome! I am a research scientist at Google Research New York.

Research Interests: Algorithmic Game Theory and Mechanism Design, Online and Approximation Algorithms, Online Learning.

Bio: I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Theory group at Microsoft Research Redmond between August 2013 and July 2015. I graduated in July 2013 with a PhD from the Computer Science department at University of Wisconsin-Madison. My advisor was Prof. Shuchi Chawla. Prior to that I obtained my undergraduate degree from the Computer Science department at Indian Institute of Technology Madras in July 2008.

CV: Here's my CV.

Contact Info: 76, 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Email: balu2901 at cs period wisc period edu

PhD Thesis: Prior Robust Optimization (Was awarded the 2013 ACM SIGecom Doctoral Dissertation Award,
and the University of Wisconsin-Madison CS department's outstanding graduate student researcher award)

Survey: Bayesian Algorithmic Mechanism Design, SIGecom exchanges 13(1), 2014 (pdf)
Shuchi Chawla, Balasubramanian Sivan

Program Committees: WWW 2016, AAAI 2016, EC 2015, EC 2013, IJCAI 2013

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