[171014K03] GIAN Course on Computational Social Choice

Welcome to the Computational Social Choice course! This course is a part of the Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN), and is hosted at IIT Gandhinagar during 4th December 2017 to 8th December 2017.

The course will be conducted over five days and comprises of approximately 15 hours of lectures and tutorials. To read an overview of the course contents, please click here. A more detailed schedule of lectures can be found here. The official course brochure can be downloaded from here and a poster can be found here.

We are very fortunate to have Prof. Edith Elkind, Professor of Computing Science at the University of Oxford, as the instructor for this course. You can find out more about her here.

Target Audience. The intended audience for this course consists of researchers, graduate students, or advanced undergraduate students familiar with algorithms. Engineers who are interested in learning state of the art methods in social choice mechanisms (such as voting procedures) in their work would also find this course relevant.

We suggest exploring this website or referring to this handbook (link opens a PDF file) to find out more about the exciting field of computational social choice.

Registration and Logistics. The registration for the course will be through the GIAN portal. If you have not signed up on the GIAN portal before, then a one-time fee of Rs. 500 will apply. Please refer the brochure for further details regarding the registration fees. A registration link will be available soon.

Informal inquiries can be made by email to the course coordinator at: neeldhara.m (AT) iitgn.ac.in In particular, if you have expectations of accommodation on campus, please send an email to confirm availability first.

A live stream of the course will be made available on this website.