Archive for October, 2012

Nobel Price goes to Roth & Shapley

October 16, 2012

As someone working in game theory I was delighted to hear that Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley were awared rthe 2012 Nobel Price in economics. Here is a nice piece on Roth’s work on dwarf-tossing and wife-carrying.
Veronika Grimm explains Shapley’s and Roth’s work on matching and its practical relevance for a broad audience here (in German).