Seminar on February 23 (online): Title: Planning Energy Transportation under Long-term Uncertainties

23/02/2022 @ 09:30 – 10:30 – Speaker: Dr. Fikri Küçüksayacıgil Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Meeting ID: 654 774 6234 Passcode: 478379 Abstract: Policy makers are supporting renewable energy goals in order to address global climate change. One impediment to reach these goals is constraints on infrastructure. For the electric power sector, transmission lines have proven to be important bottlenecks to further […]

Seminar on February 18 (online): “Distributionally Robust Optimal Allocation with Costly Verification” by Halil İbrahim Bayrak, Bilkent University

18/02/2022 @ 17:00 – 18:00 – Speaker: Halil İbrahim Bayrak, Bilkent University Date & Time: February 18, 2022, Friday 17:00 https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Title: Distributionally Robust Optimal Allocation with Costly Verification Abstract: A principal wants to allocate an object to a set of agents in a way that generates the highest payoff for himself. Each agent privately knows the payoff of the principal […]

Seminar on February 15 (online): Title: Sums of Squares and Perfect Graphs

15/02/2022 @ 17:00 – 18:00 – https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Speaker: Dr. Cemil Dibek, Princeton University Abstract: The problem of optimizing over the set of nonnegative polynomials naturally arises in a variety of applications in different areas, such as control theory, statistics, game theory, and combinatorial optimization. While this problem is generally intractable to solve, it is possible to use sum of squares (sos) […]

Seminar on February 11 (online): “Is your machine better than you? You may never know” by Francis de Véricourt, ESMT Berlin

11/02/2022 @ 13:30 – 15:30 – Speaker: Francis de Véricourt, ESMT Berlin Date & Time: February 11, 2022, Friday 13:30 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Title: Is your machine better than you? You may never know. Abstract: AI systems are increasingly demonstrating their capacity to make better predictions than human experts. Yet, recent empirical studies suggest that professionals sometimes doubt the quality of […]

SEMINAR ON 01/02/2022 (Online)/Price Negotiations in Housing Markets: Estimation of Offer Curves, Reservation Prices, and Bargaining Powers for Buyer and House Types

01/02/2022 @ 16:30 – 17:30 –   Topic: Price Negotiations in Housing Markets: Estimation of Offer Curves, Reservation Prices, and Bargaining Powers for Buyer and House Types Speaker: Dr. Abdullah Halit Gökçınar Meeting Time: Feb 1, 2022 04:30 PM Istanbul https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Meeting ID: 654 774 6234 Passcode: 478379 Title. Price Negotiations in Housing Markets: Estimation of Offer Curves, Reservation Prices, and […]

M.S. THESIS PRESENTATION Title: Meal Participation Prediction with Bayesian Hierarchical Models

31/12/2021 @ 13:30 – 14:30 – M.S. THESIS PRESENTATION Title: Meal Participation Prediction with Bayesian Hierarchical Models Time: 31 Dec 2021 01:30 ÖS İstanbul https://zoom.us/j/6547746234?pwd=ZENZNWtCbUlQRjVMMVFneWtxZGlzZz09 Meeting ID: 654 774 6234 Pasword: 478379 Abstract: Forecasting sales in the catering industry helps authorities to organize daily trans – actions efficiently to prevent both waste and business loss. In this study, we focused on […]

Seminar: Title Near-Optimal Policies for Dynamic Matching – Dr. Suleyman Kerimov Stanford University

20/12/2021 @ 17:30 – 19:30 – Speaker: Dr. Suleyman Kerimov Stanford University Date & Time: December 20, 2021, Monday, 17:30 Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/9937664491?pwd=R0FNalFFZUM0Wm9MaitiYWJrbVhodz09 Meeting ID: 993 766 4491 Passcode: 525871 Title: Near-Optimal Policies for Dynamic Matching Abstract: We consider centralized dynamic matching markets with finitely many agent types and heterogeneous match values. A network topology determines the feasible matches in […]