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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

19.07.2017

Evangelos Pournaras will give a talk on Democratization in IoT

On Thursday, July 20 at 19:00, Evangelos Pournaras will give a talk on Engineering Democratization in Internet of Things Data Analytics. The talk will be held at the Toni-Areal in Zurich. Read more 

05.07.2017

Caleb Koch and Heinrich Nax hold a discussion on the dynamics of shared resource usage in Nebraska (USA) on 11.07.2017

COSS team members Caleb M. Koch and Heinrich H. Nax will be holding a public discussion on common-pool resource usage, hosted by the Upper Big Blue (UBB) District in York, Nebraska. The presentation will begin with their research on groundwater-usage behaviour in the UBB area, followed by a panel discussion on the questions and implications the research raises regarding appropriate public responses to depleting groundwater levels.The discussion will be held on July 11th from 19:30–20:30. Read more 

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 


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

23.06.2017

20 Minuten: This is how the Swiss live in 2047

Professor Dirk Helbing gives his take on what the future might look like in an article by the Swiss daily newspaper 20 Minuten . Read more 

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 

24.05.2017

Bild: Mass Panic - How do I behave correctly?

The German newspaper Bild  published an article on how one should behave in case of mass panic, such as that due to a terrorist attack. In the article, Professor Helbing gives advice on what to do in such situations.  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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