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In Memoriam: Reinhard Selten (1930-2016)

(posted by Rakesh Vohra, 1 September 2016) Reinhard Selten, winner of the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his contributions to Game Theory (subgame perfect!), passed away on August 23rd of this year. He met his wife Elisabeth Lang Reiner through their mutual interest in Esperanto. So enthusiastic was he about Esperanto that he […]

Elections of GTS Officers 2016

(mailed to GTS members by Jean-Jacques Herings, Secretary-Treasurer of the Game Theory Society, on 10 June 2016) Dear Members of the Game Theory Society, According to Bylaws of our Society, elections for the Officers of the Society have to be held every two years. The Officers (the President, the Past President, the Executive Vice-President, the […]

Council Elections 2015

(mailed to GTS members by Jean-Jacques Herings, Secretary-Treasurer of the Game Theory Society, on 30 March 2016) Dear member of the Game Theory Society, The elections for the replacement of 12 members of the GTS Council have taken place, and the following candidates have been elected: Rabah Amir Tilman Börgers Olivier Compte Hülya Eraslan Srihari […]

In Memoriam: Lloyd S. Shapley (1924-2016)

(posted by Rakesh Vohra, 13 March 2016) The Nobel laureate Lloyd Shapley passed away on March 12, 2016. He was of the `heroic age’ of Game Theory that gave us, among others, Gale, Nash, Scarf, and Kuhn. You will find his memorial among the many eponymous concepts, models and theorems that pave the subject: the […]

Call for Papers

Submission for GAMES 2016, the Fifth World Congress of the Game Theory Society, is now open, and closes on February 15, 2016. The Congress takes place Sunday-Thursday 24-28 July, 2016 in Maastricht, the Netherlands. You can submit a paper (including an abstract of up to 150 words), and revise it until submission closes, after registering […]

In Memoriam: Herbert Scarf (1935-2015)

posted by Rakesh Vohra, 17 November 2015 Herbert Scarf, one of the towering figures of the field, passed away on November 15th, 2015. Like John Nash and Harold Kuhn he was a member of that cohort that was to revolutionize Economics and Operations Research. Scarf himself left a lasting mark in Economic Theory, Mathematical Programming, […]

Call for nominations – The Lloyd Shapley Lecture

The Lloyd Shapley Lecture is given at each World Congress of the Game Theory Society by a distinguished game theorist aged 40 or under at the time of the Lecture. The Game Theory Society is currently inviting nominations for the Lloyd Shapley Lecture at GAMES 2016 – Fifth World Congress of the Game Theory Society, […]