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29.05.2017 | Awards , COSS , COSS Professorship

Caleb Koch won the CSF Award for best presentation

The contribution "Groundwater usage: Game theory and empirics" by Caleb Koch won the CSF award for best presentation. Read more 

24.05.2017 | COSS , Conferences and Workshops

International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems

The 3rd International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems (DSS 2017) will be held along with the 11th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO). SASO is part of the Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*). Read more 

05.04.2017 | COSS Professorship , Job Openings

Student Assistant Position: Web Development

We are looking for two student assistants who would support us in web development.  Read more 


Talks

20.06.2017

Duca, Koch, Nax and Pradelski give talks at the 28th International Conference on Game Theory at Stony Brook (NY, USA) from 17 to 21.07.2017

COSS team members Duca, Koch, Nax and Pradelski will be giving talks at the 28th International Conference on Game Theory (in honor of Pradeep Dubey and Yair Tauman). The conference will be held from July 17 to 21, 2017 at Stony Brook University, USA.      Read more 

20.06.2017

Nax and Pradelski speak at Stony Brook University's Workshop on Adaptive Learning in New York (USA) from 14 to 16.07.2017

Heinrich Nax and Bary Pradelski will be speaking at the Workshop on Adaptive Learning: Theory, Data, and Applications, held by the Stony Brook Center for Game Theory. The workshop takes place from July 14 - 16, 2017 in the New Computer Science Building at Stony Brook University. Read more 

11.06.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing participates in a conference on Technical Autonomy in Bonn (DE) on 09.06.2017

As part of the "TREE-Konferenz: Technische Autonomie im Diskurs", Professor Dirk Helbing took part in panel discussions on the topic of technical autonomy where intelligent technology replaces people. The conference took place at Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg on 09.06.2017. Read more 


Selected publications

Richard P. Mann and Dirk Helbing (2017) Optimal incentives for collective intelligenceProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS).

Stefano Balietti, Robert L. Goldstone, and Dirk Helbing (2016). Peer review and competition in the Art Exhibition Game. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 201603723.

Dirk Helbing and Evangelos Pournaras. (2015). Build Digital Democracy. Nature 527: 33-34.

Heinrich H. Nax, Matjaž Perc, Attila Szolnoki and Dirk Helbing. (2015). Stability of cooperation under image scoring in group interactions. Scientific Reports 5: 12145.

Lucas Böttcher, Olivia Woolley-Meza, Nuno A.M. Araujo, Hans J. Herrmann and Dirk Helbing. (2015). Disease-Induced Resource Constraints Can Trigger Explosive Pandemics Scientific Reports 5: 16571

Media Responses

02.06.2017

Nature Physics: Minority report

The scientific journal Nature Physics reported on the recent paper by Richard Mann and Dirk Helbing on incentivizing collective intelligence by favouring minority viewpoints. Read more 

21.05.2017

Blick: Burkhalter mobilized against cyber warriors

The Swiss daily newspaper Blick  published an article on the efforts of Switzerland and the Swiss politician Didier Burkhalter towards an international law against cyberwarfare. The article stresses the need for such laws by mentioning Professor Dirk Helbing's opinion on how digital weapons are just as dangerous as any other kind, yet not sufficiently regulated. Read more 

06.05.2017

The Conversation: A simple reward system could make crowds a whole lot wiser

Richard Mann wrote for the media outlet,The Conversation, an article discussing the work he and Professor Dirk Helbing did in their recent paper "Optimal incentives for collective intelligence", and their proposed incentive scheme that rewards accurate minority predictions. Read more 


Essays

01.06.2016

Behavioural Control or Digital Democracy? - A Digital Manifesto

An english version of the Digital Manifesto: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Big Nudging, and Cybernetic Society: Is the automation of society coming? A joint appeal to secure freedom and democracy. Read more 

01.05.2016

Why we need democracy 2.0 and capitalism 2.0 to survive

Read an article published in jusletter-it.eu about opportunities stemming from growth of data-driven societies.   Read more 

01.01.2016

A Digital World To Thrive In

Professor Dirk Helbing discusses how the Internet of Things can make the "invisible hand" work and societies thrive. Read more 


Books

Books published by Prof. Dirk Helbing Amazon.com: The Automation of Society is Next: How to Survive the Digital RevolutionSpringer.com: Thinking Ahead - Essays on Big Data, Digital Revolution, and Participatory Market SocietySpringer.com: Social Self-OrganizationSpringer.com: Quantitative Sociodynamics
 
 
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