Workshop on Future Directions in Computational Social Choice

This workshop on 21-22 November 2016 is organised by COST Action IC1205 on Computational Social Choice as the final event of this European research network. It will showcase some of the results obtained during the four years in which the Action has been active and it will offer a glimpse at future research directions in the field. The programme will consist of invited talks, an open poster session, and a rump session. Registration is free of charge.


Péter Biró (Budapest), Ágnes Cseh (Budapest) and Ulle Endriss (Amsterdam)

Invited speakers

* Simina Brânzei (Jerusalem)
* Markus Brill (TU Berlin)
* László Csató (Budapest)
* Ágnes Cseh (Budapest)
* Andreas Darmann (Graz)
* Ronald de Haan (Vienna)
* Zsuzsanna Jankó (Budapest)
* Svetlana Obraztsova (Jerusalem)
* Jan Christoph Schlegel (Lausanne)
* Piotr Skowron (Oxford)
* Marija Slavkovik (Bergen)
* Balázs Sziklai (Budapest)

Participants, programme, local details

See the list of participants, local details and programme  here.

Group picture!!! 


See the abstracts here.

Monday, 21 November, in room Jakobinus

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-11:00 Session 1:

Ágnes Cseh: Popular Matchings

Markus Brill: Approval Voting, Representation, and Liquid Democracy

11:00-11:30 coffee break

11:30-13:00 Session 2:

Svetlana Obraztsova: Voting Games: Trembling Hand Equilibria

Balázs Sziklai: Group Identification in Online Communities

13:00-14:30 lunch break

14:30-15:30 poster session

15:30-16:00 coffee break

16:00-17:30 Session 3:

Marija Slavkovik: Extending Judgment Aggregation

Ronald de Haan: Going Beyond the Traditional Complexity Analysis


Tuesday, 22 November, in room Erzsébet

9:30-11:00 Session 4:

Zsuzsanna Jankó: Various Stable Matching Concepts

Jan Christop Schlegel: Some Properties of Ex-ante Stable Lotteries

11:00-11:30 coffee break

11:30-13:00 Session 5:

László Csató: Two Applications of Axiomatic Ranking

Piotr Skowron: Multiwinner Election Rules: Axioms and Applications

13:00-14:30 lunch break

14:30-15:30 rump session

15:30-16:00 coffee break

16:00-17:30 Session 6:

Andreas Darmann: Ordinal Group Activity Selection

Simina Brânzei: Nash Social Welfare Approximation for Strategic Agents (cancelled)

Poster Session

The following people all presented posters at the workshop: Sirin Botan(Amsterdam), Weiwei Chen(Amsterdam & Guangzhou), Gal Cohensius(Technion), Lihi Dery (Ariel), Edith Elkind (Oxford), José Luis García-Lapresta (Universidad de Valladolid), Ayumi Igarashi (Oxford), Martin Lackner (Oxford), Arianna Novaro (Toulouse), Dominik Peters (Oxford), Christian Saile (Munich), Krzysztof Sornat (Wroclaw), and Zoi Terzoploulou (Amsterdam).

Rump session

The following people all presented 5-minute talks at the rump session:

Sjur Didrik Flam (Bergen), Marina Bannikova (Girona), Katarína

Cechlárová (Kosice), Lihi Dery (Ariel), Jan Christoph Schlegel (Lausanne),

Martin Lackner (Oxford), Dóra Petróczy (Budapest), Gal Cohensius (Technion),

Edith Elkind (Oxford), Ildi Schlotter (Budapest), and Zsuzsanna Jankó (Budapest).


Registration is free of charge. Please register by sending the following details to by 7 November.




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THE VENUE HAS CHANGED! The workshop will take place in the lecture rooms of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences at Országház u. 30, Budapest 1014.


The workshop is organised and partly financed by COST Action IC1205 on Computational Social Choice. Additional financial support received from the Mechanism Design research group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Institute for Political Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation at the University of Amsterdam is gratefully acknowledged.

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