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Inspection games: evolutionary and mean-field game perspectives

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Abstract:
The inspection games is the well studied class of games with the variety of application from neuclear arms control to tax collection regulation. For the first time we suggest new perspectives for this class of games arising, roughly speaking, from the consideration of the limit of the large number of players. We consider two frameworks: evolutionary games and mean-field games, both getting a new twist in this context.

Type of Seminar:
Optimization and Applications Seminar
Speaker:
Prof. Vassili Kolokoltsov
Department of Statistics, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Date/Time:
Feb 17, 2014   16:30 (coffee 16:10-16:30)
Location:

HG G 19.1
Contact Person:

Paul Goulart
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Biographical Sketch:
Received 'Diplom with Distinction' (M.Sc. level) in Mathematics, from the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University in 1981. In 1985 he received the PhD from the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, and in 1993 the Full Doctor of Science from the Steklov Math Institute of the Russian Academy of Science. He is currently a full Professor at the Department of Statistics, University of Warwick, UK. His research interests include probability and stochastic processes, mathematical physics, differential equations and analysis, optimization and games with applications to business, biology and finances. Full information on the homepage: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/statistics/staff/academic-research/kolokoltsov