Recruiting (fall 2020): I am currently seeking PhD applicants, especially from diverse backgrounds, to work at the interface of theoretical CS, machine learning, and microeconomics. If interested in an application fee waiver, please reach out.
Teaching (spring 2021):
- Learning Theory (grad seminar, closely following Stephen Becker's syllabus).
- Bias and Fairness in AI (upper-level undergrad class, more details TBA).
Teaching (fall 2020): Colorado CSCI 5454 (graduate algorithms)
EcoPaDL at ICML 2020: The Workshop on Economics of Privacy and Data Labor happened remotely on July 18 on topics such as private machine learning and economics of data.
Teaching (spring 2020): Colorado CSCI 7000: Topics in Algorithmic Game Theory
2019 publications - see research page
Teaching (fall 2019): Colorado CSCI 5454 (graduate algorithms)
Neural Information Processing Systems 2018 (December):
- Slides for my 5min talk on Greedy for Linear Contextual Bandits.
- Slides for my 5min talk on Bounded-Loss Private Prediction Markets.
- Matthew Joseph gave a talk on Local Privacy for Evolving Data
EC 2018 (June):
- Haifeng Xu and I gave a Tutorial on Information, Persuasion, and Decisionmaking. (slides available at link).
- Slides from my talk on Strategic Classification from Revealed Preferences.
- Slides from my talk on differentially-private prediction markets at WADE (workshop).
Job: I am excited to announce that I will be joining the University of Colorado-Boulder as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science in Fall 2019, following a postdoc at Microsoft Research New York City!
NETS 412: In Spring 2018, I taught NETS 412 "Algorithmic Game Theory" at UPenn.
ITCS 2018 (January): Slides for my talk on An Axiomatic Study of Scoring Rule Markets.
October 2017: I've (finally?) made public my side project bomail, an experimental terminal-based system for organizing and interacting with email. See that page for info, the source code, or how to install with python-pip.
Also, some fun new papers are up! (see Research page)
COLT 2017 (July): Slides for my talk on Multi-Observation Elicitation.
Thanks to all participants and attendees!
January 2017: Young EC Researchers (Tel Aviv) 2017: Slides for my talk on information elicitation and connections to mechanism design.
INFORMS 2016 (November): Slides for my talk on prediction markets and substitutes.FOCS 2016 (October):
- Slides are up for my talk on informational substitutes.
- Relevant blog posts: (1) generalized entropies and value of information, (2) divergences and value of information.
- Update: the full paper is now online here.
October 2016: My blog on topics in theoretical CS and game theory has launched!EC / GAMES 2016 (July):
- Slides are now up for the tutorial on elicitation and machine learning at EC '16.
- Slides are up for my talk on Informational Substitutes at GAMES '16.
- Slides are up for my talk on Descending Price Optimally Coordinates Search at EC '16.
Summer 2016: I now have a PhD!
See also: Running page
Possible misspellings of my name include: "Bo Wagner", "Bo Wagoner", "Bo Waggener", "Bo Wagonner", "Bo Waggonery".