
In Defense of Fluid Democracy
Fluid democracy is a voting paradigm that allows voters to choose betwee...
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Languagebased Decisions
In Savage's classic decisiontheoretic framework, actions are formally d...
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Lower Bounds Implementing Mediators in Asynchronous Systems
Abraham, Dolev, Geffner, and Halpern proved that, in asynchronous system...
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Security Properties as Nested Causal Statements
Thinking in terms of causality helps us structure how different parts of...
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Probabilistic Dependency Graphs
We introduce Probabilistic Dependency Graphs (PDGs), a new class of dire...
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Dynamic Awareness
We investigate how to model the beliefs of an agent who becomes more awa...
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Bounded Rationality in Las Vegas: Probabilistic Finite Automata PlayMultiArmed Bandits
While traditional economics assumes that humans are fully rational agent...
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Information Acquisition Under Resource Limitations in a Noisy Environment
We introduce a theoretical model of information acquisition under resour...
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MDPs with Unawareness in Robotics
We formalize decisionmaking problems in robotics and automated control ...
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Causality, Responsibility and Blame in Team Plans
Many objectives can be achieved (or may be achieved more effectively) on...
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Combining Experts' Causal Judgments
Consider a policymaker who wants to decide which intervention to perform...
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Rational Consensus
We provide a gametheoretic analysis of consensus, assuming that process...
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Combining the Causal Judgments of Experts with Possibly Different Focus Areas
In many realworld settings, a decisionmaker must combine information p...
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The Book of Why: Review
This is a review of "The Book of Why", by Judea Pearl....
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A Conceptually WellFounded Characterization of Iterated Admissibility Using an "All I Know" Operator
Brandenburger, Friedenberg, and Keisler provide an epistemic characteriz...
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Approximate Causal Abstraction
Scientific models describe natural phenomena at different levels of abst...
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Security in Asynchronous Interactive Systems
Secure function computation has been thoroughly studied and optimized in...
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Blameworthiness in MultiAgent Settings
We provide a formal definition of blameworthiness in settings where mult...
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Abstracting Causal Models
We consider a sequence of successively more restrictive definitions of a...
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Partial Awareness
We develop a modal logic to capture partial awareness. The logic has thr...
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Towards Formal Definitions of Blameworthiness, Intention, and Moral Responsibility
We provide formal definitions of degree of blameworthiness and intention...
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Implementing Mediators with Asynchronous Cheap Talk
A mediator can help noncooperative agents obtain an equilibrium that ma...
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An Epistemic Foundation for Authentication Logics (Extended Abstract)
While there have been many attempts, going back to BAN logic, to base re...
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Games With Tolerant Players
A notion of pitolerant equilibrium is defined that takes into account t...
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From Type Spaces to Probability Frames and Back, via Language
We investigate the connection between the two major mathematical framewo...
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Translucent Players: Explaining Cooperative Behavior in Social Dilemmas
In the last few decades, numerous experiments have shown that humans do ...
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Why Bother With Syntax?
This short note discusses the role of syntax vs. semantics and the inter...
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A Modification of the HalpernPearl Definition of Causality
The original HalpernPearl definition of causality [Halpern and Pearl, 2...
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An Introduction to Logics of Knowledge and Belief
This chapter provides an introduction to some basic concepts of epistemi...
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Appropriate Causal Models and the Stability of Causation
Causal models defined in terms of structural equations have proved to be...
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The Computational Complexity of StructureBased Causality
Halpern and Pearl introduced a definition of actual causality; Eiter and...
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Cause, Responsibility, and Blame: oA StructuralModel Approach
A definition of causality introduced by Halpern and Pearl, which uses st...
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A Logic for Reasoning about Upper Probabilities
We present a propositional logic to reason about the uncertainty of even...
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Axiomatizing Causal Reasoning
Causal models defined in terms of a collection of equations, as defined ...
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MDPs with Unawareness
Markov decision processes (MDPs) are widely used for modeling decisionm...
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A GameTheoretic Analysis of Updating Sets of Probabilities
We consider how an agent should update her uncertainty when it is repres...
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Evidence with Uncertain Likelihoods
An agent often has a number of hypotheses, and must choose among them ba...
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When Ignorance is Bliss
It is commonlyaccepted wisdom that more information is better, and that...
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A Logic for Reasoning about Evidence
We introduce a logic for reasoning about evidence, that essentially view...
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Reasoning about Expectation
Expectation is a central notion in probability theory. The notion of exp...
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Updating Probabilities
As examples such as the Monty Hall puzzle show, applying conditioning to...
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Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
A general notion of algebraic conditional plausibility measures is defin...
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Defining Relative Likelihood in PartiallyOrdered Preferential Structures
Starting with a likelihood or preference order on worlds, we extend it t...
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Making Decisions Using Sets of Probabilities: Updating, Time Consistency, and Calibration
We consider how an agent should update her beliefs when her beliefs are ...
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A logic for reasoning about ambiguity
Standard models of multiagent modal logic do not capture the fact that ...
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Weighted regretbased likelihood: a new approach to describing uncertainty
Recently, Halpern and Leung suggested representing uncertainty by a weig...
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Compact Representations of Extended Causal Models
Judea Pearl was the first to propose a definition of actual causation us...
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Graded Causation and Defaults
Recent work in psychology and experimental philosophy has shown that jud...
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Decision Theory with ResourceBounded Agents
There have been two major lines of research aimed at capturing resource...
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The Relationship between Knowledge, Belief and Certainty
We consider the relation between knowledge and certainty, where a fact i...
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