About Me

I am a Lecturer in the School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide. My research areas are algorithmic game theory and multiagent systems. Prior to joining the University of Adelaide, I was a Lecturer in the Economics and Computation group at the University of Liverpool, UK.

mingyu.guo at adelaide dot edu dot au

4.19 Ingkarni Wardli Building

Announcements

I am actively looking for PhD students.

Professional Service

Program committee: AAAI 2014, EC 2014, AMEC/TADA 2014, AAMAS 2014, WINE 2013, EC 2013, AAAI 2013, IJCAI 2013, AAMAS 2013, EC 2012, AAAI 2012, ECAI 2012, ADMI 2012, AAMAS 2012, AAAI 2011, IJCAI 2011, AMEC 2011, WWW 2011, AAMAS 2011, AAMAS 2008

WINE 2012 Local organization committee chair

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Duke University, 2010

M.S. in Applied Mathematics, minor in Computer Science, University of Florida, 2006

B.S. in Mathematics, Chukechen College, Zhejiang University, 2004

Publications

Journals

  1. Mingyu Guo, Evangelos Markakis, Krzysztof R. Apt, and Vincent Conitzer. Undominated Groves Mechanisms. In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Volume 46, Page 129-163, January 2013.
  2. Mingyu Guo and Vincent Conitzer. Optimal-in-Expectation Redistribution Mechanisms. In Artificial Intelligence, Volume 174, Issue 5-6, Pages 363-381, April 2010.
  3. Mingyu Guo and Vincent Conitzer. Worst-Case Optimal Redistribution of VCG Payments in Multi-Unit Auctions. In Games and Economic Behavior, Volume 67, Issue 1, Page 69-98, September 2009.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Mingyu Guo, Argyrios Deligkas, and Rahul Savani. Increasing VCG Revenue by Decreasing the Quality of Items. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-14), Québec City, Québec, Canada.
  2. Shunsuke Tsuruta, Masaaki Oka, Taiki Todo, Yujiro Kawasaki, Mingyu Guo, Yuko Sakurai, and Makoto Yokoo. Optimal False-name-proof Single-Item Redistribution Mecanisms. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-14), Paris, France.
  3. Mingyu Guo and Argyrios Deligkas. Revenue Maximization via Hiding Item Attributes. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-13), Beijing, China.
  4. Victor Naroditskiy, Mingyu Guo, Lachlan Dufton, Maria Polukarov and Nicholas R. Jennings. Redistribution of VCG Payments in Public Project Problems. In Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Internet and Network Economics (WINE-12), Liverpool, UK.
  5. Mingyu Guo. Worst-Case Optimal Redistribution of VCG Payments in Heterogeneous-Item Auctions with Unit Demand. In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-12), Valencia, Spain.
  6. Mingyu Guo, Victor Naroditskiy, Vincent Conitzer, Amy Greenwald, and Nicholas R. Jennings. Budget-Balanced and Nearly Efficient Randomized Mechanisms: Public Goods and Beyond. In Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Internet and Network Economics (WINE-11), Singapore.
  7. Mingyu Guo. VCG Redistribution with Gross Substitutes. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-11), San Fransisco, California, USA.
  8. Mingyu Guo and Vincent Conitzer. Computationally Feasible Automated Mechanism Design: General Approach and Case Studies. In the NECTAR track (new scientific and technical advances in research) of the Twenty-Fourth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-10), Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  9. Mingyu Guo and Vincent Conitzer. Strategy-proof Allocation of Multiple Items between Two Agents without Payments or Priors. In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-10), Toronto, Canada.
  10. Atsushi Iwasaki, Vincent Conitzer, Yoshifusa Omori, Yuko Sakurai, Taiki Todo, Mingyu Guo, and Makoto Yokoo. Worst-case Efficiency Ratio in False-name-proof Combinatorial Auction Mechanisms. In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-10), Toronto, Canada.
  11. Mingyu Guo and Vincent Conitzer. False-name-proofness with Bid Withdrawal (extended abstract). Link to full version. In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-10), Toronto, Canada.
  12. Mingyu Guo, Vincent Conitzer, and Daniel Reeves. Competitive Repeated Allocation Without Payments. In Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Internet and Network Economics (WINE-09), Rome, Italy.
  13. Peng Shi, Vincent Conitzer, and Mingyu Guo. Prediction Mechanisms That Do Not Incentivize Undesirable Actions. In Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Internet and Network Economics (WINE-09), Rome, Italy.
  14. Mingyu Guo and David Pennock. Combinatorial Prediction Markets for Event Hierarchies. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-09), Budapest, Hungary.
  15. Krzysztof Apt, Vincent Conitzer, Mingyu Guo and Evangelos Markakis. Welfare Undominated Groves Mechanisms. In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Internet and Network Economics (WINE-08), Shanghai, China.
  16. Mingyu Guo and Vincent Conitzer. Better Redistribution with Inefficient Allocation in Multi-Unit Auctions with Unit Demand. In Proceedings of the Ninth ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC-08), Chicago, IL, USA.
  17. Mingyu Guo and Vincent Conitzer. Undominated Redistribution Mechanisms. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-08), Estoril, Portugal.
  18. Mingyu Guo and Vincent Conitzer. Optimal-in-Expectation Redistribution Mechanisms. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-08), Estoril, Portugal.
  19. Mingyu Guo and Vincent Conitzer. Worst-Case Optimal Redistribution of VCG Payments. In Proceedings of the Eighth ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC-07), San Diego, California, USA.

Other Presentations

  1. Revenue Maximization via Hiding Item Attributes. Joint work with Argyrios Deligkas. Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, 2013.
  2. Computationally Feasible Automated Mechanism Design: General Approach and Case Study on VCG Redistribution Mechanisms. Joint work with Vincent Conitzer. Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China, 2012.
  3. Computationally Feasible Automated Mechanism Design: General Approach and Case Study on VCG Redistribution Mechanisms. Joint work with Vincent Conitzer. Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 2012.
  4. Better Redistribution with Inefficient Allocation in Multi-Unit Auctions. Joint work with Vincent Conitzer. Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011.
  5. Computationally Feasible Automated Mechanism Design: General Approach and Case Studies. Joint work with Vincent Conitzer. University of Southampton, UK, 2010.
  6. Undominated Groves Mechanisms. Joint work with Vincent Conitzer, Krzysztof Apt, and Evangelos Markakis. Workshop on Prior-free Mechanism Design, Guanajuato, Mexico, 2010.
  7. Optimal VCG Redistribution Mechanisms. Joint work with Vincent Conitzer. GAMES 2008 Third World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Evanston, Illinois, USA, 2008.
  8. Improved VCG Redistribution Mechanisms. Joint work with Vincent Conitzer. The 18th International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, NY, USA, 2007.
  9. Worst-Case Optimal Redistribution of VCG Payments in Multi-Unit Auctions. Joint work with Vincent Conitzer. DIMACS Workshop on the Boundary between Economic Theory and Computer Science, New Jersey, USA, 2007.
  10. Improved VCG Redistribution Mechanisms. Joint work with Vincent Conitzer. Mini-Workshop on Selected Topics in E-Commerce, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 2007.