TARK 2015

Fifteenth conference on
Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge


Venue: Steinberg Auditorium, A53 Baker Hall, Carnegie Mellon University.

Thursday June 4, 2015

8.00 Registration
Kevin Kelly, R. Ramanujam
9:00Invited Talk
Marciano Siniscalchi
Rationality and Beliefs in Dynamic Games: Revealed-Preference Foundations
10:00 Contributed Talk:
Harvey Lederman and Peter Fritz
Standard State Space Models of Unawareness
10:30Tea/Coffee Break
11:00 Contributed Talks:
Adam Brandenburger, Alex Danieli and Amanda Friedenberg
How Many Levels Do Players Reason? Observational Challenges and a Solution
Sujata Ghosh, Aviad Heifetz and Rineke Verbrugge
Do players reason by forward induction in dynamic perfect information games ?
Aleks Knoks and Eric Pacuit
Deliberating between Backward and Forward Induction Reasoning: First Steps
14:00Invited Talk
Sarit Kraus
Human Agent Decision Making: Combining theory and practice
15:00Tea/Coffee Break
15:30 Contributed Talks:
Valerio Capraro and Joseph Y. Halpern
Translucent Players: Explaining Cooperative Behavior in Social Dilemmas
Krzysztof Apt, Sunil Simon and Dominik Wojtczak
Coordination Games on Directed Graphs
Alexandru Baltag, Nina Gierasimczuk and Sonja Smets On the Solvability of Inductive Problems: a study in epistemic topology
17:00 Closing of the 1st Day

Friday June 5, 2015

9:00Invited Talk
Robin Clark
Quine's Topiary: Coordination and Change in an Artificial Society
10:00 Contributed Talk:
Omer Lev, Moshe Tennenholtz and Aviv Zohar
An Axiomatic Approach to Routing
10:30Tea/Coffee Break
11:00 Contributed Talks:
Krzysztof Apt, Davide Grossi and Wiebe van der Hoek
Epistemic Protocols for Distributed Gossiping
Quan Yu, Yanjun Li and Yanjing Wang
A Dynamic Epistemic Framework for Conformant Planning
Ron Van Der Meyden and Manas Patra
Undecidable Cases of Model Checking Probabilistic Temporal-Epistemic Logic
14:00 Contributed Talks:
Michael Mandler
The optimality of coarse categories in decision-making and information storage
Kun Zhang, Jiji Zhang and Bernhard Schölkopf
Distinguishing Cause from Effect Based on Exogeneity
Kathleen Ngangoue and Georg Weizsaecker
Learning from unrealized versus realized prices
15:30Tea/Coffee Break
15:45 Discussion at the Poster Boards
Thomas Agotnes and Yì N. Wáng
Resolving Distributed Knowledge
Adam Bjorndahl, Joseph Halpern and Rafael Pass
Bayesian games with intentions
Zack Fitzsimmons
Single-Peaked Consistency for Weak Orders Is Easy
Konstantin Genin
Theory Choice, Theory Change, and Inductive Truth-Conduciveness
Chanjuan Liu
Preference at First Sight
Yoram Moses
Relating Knowledge and Coordinated Action: The Knowledge of Preconditions Principle
Andres Perea
When do types induce the same belief hierarchy
Evan Piermont and Peio Zuazo-Garin
Rationalization and Robustness in Dynamic Games with Incomplete Information
Iris van de Pol, Jakub Szymanik and Iris van Rooij
Parameterized Complexity Results for a Model of Theory of Mind based on Dynamic Epistemic Logic
17:15 TARK Business Meeting
19:00 Conference Dinner

Saturday June 6, 2015

9:00Invited Talk
Simon Huttegger
The Problem of Analogical Inference in Inductive Logic
10:00 Contributed Talk
Hans van Ditmarsch, Sophia Knight and Aybüke Ozgün
Announcement as effort on topological spaces
10:30Tea/Coffee Break
11:00Invited Tutorial
Peter Spirtes and Kun Zhang
Recent Methodological Advances in Causal Discovery and Inference
14:00 Contributed Talks:
Patrick Ocallaghan
Continuous context dependence
Patrick Girard and Marcus Triplett
Ceteris paribus logic in counterfactual reasoning
Russell Golman and George Loewenstein An Information-Gap Framework for Capturing Preferences About Uncertainty
15:30Tea/Coffee Break
16:00 Rump Session
17:00 Closing of the Conference