University of Pennsylvania

Instructor: Bo Waggoner

TAs: Zach Schutzman, Hadi Elzayn, Omar Paladines, Akilesh Tangella, and Ian Masters.

Time: Tuesday/Thursday 3:00-4:30

Room: Moore 216

Instructor: Bo Waggoner

TAs: Zach Schutzman, Hadi Elzayn, Omar Paladines, Akilesh Tangella, and Ian Masters.

Time: Tuesday/Thursday 3:00-4:30

Room: Moore 216

Jan. 18: Special OH: Intro to LaTeX mathematical typesetting with TA Hadi Elzayn, 4:30pm (after class) on Thursday Jan. 18, 3401 Walnut B Wing room 401B.

Jan. 17: Office hours will be available here.

Jan. 16: Lecture 1 notes are posted below; so is Homework 1 (due Jan 25 by beginning of class). Please sign up for Piazza and Gradescope; and read and discuss notes from Lecture 1.

- Piazza will be used to discuss class material and ask and answer questions. Please ask all material-related questions on Piazza so everyone can benefit from and contribute to the answers and discussion.
- Gradescope will be used to submit homeworks and receive grades. Entry code: MBPRR4
- Optional, supplementary textbooks:
*Twenty Lectures in Algorithmic Game Theory*by Tim Roughgarden; the*Algorithmic Game Theory*book edited by Nisan, Roughgarden, Tardos, and Vazirani, which can be found online; and much of*Multiagent Systems*by Shoham and Leyton-Brown, available here (pdf).

If you cannot make office hours, please email the instructor, or ask a question on Piazza.

- Homework 1 (due January 25 by the beginning of class).

- Thursday, Jan. 11 (no class): intro video (8min), readings Foreword, Ch 1.1 of the
*Algorithmic Game Theory*book edited by Nisan, Roughgarden, Tardos, and Vazirani. - Tuesday, Jan. 16: Lecture 01: Basic Definitions.