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Juba Ziani

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<initial><last name>@caltech.edu
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California Institute of Technology,
200 E California Blvd, MC 305-16,
Pasadena, CA 91125
329 Annenberg IST Center

About me

I am a PhD candidate in Computer Science, in the Computing and Mathematical Science Department at Caltech. My advisors are Adam Wierman and Katrina Ligett. I am a member of RSRG, DOLCIT and SISL. Prior to that, I received a Master's degree in Operations Research at Columbia University, and an engineering degree from Supelec, a French Grande Ecole.
I visited and interned at Microsoft Research New England in Spring and Summer 2017, where I worked with Yiling Chen, Nicole Immorlica, Brendan Lucier and Vasilis Syrgkanis. I will be visiting Aaron Roth during Summer 2018.

Research Interests

My main interests lie at the intersection of Computer Science and Economics. My primary focus is to study the new economic and algorithmic challenges posed by the generation of larger and larger amounts of data. In particular, I am interested in the following questions: Here is a link to my CV.



Third-party Data Providers Ruin Simple Mechanisms
Y. Cai, F. Echenique, H. Fu, K. Ligett, A. Wierman and J. Ziani
Optimal Data Acquisition for Statistical Estimation
Y. Chen, N. Immorlica, B. Lucier, V. Syrgkanis and J. Ziani
EC '18
Non-Exploitable Protocols for Repeated Cake Cutting
O. Tamuz, S. Vardi and J. Ziani
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2018
Inference on Auctions with Weak Assumptions on Information
V. Syrgkanis, E. Tamer and J. Ziani
Efficiently Characterizing Games consistent with Perturbed Equilibrium Observations
V. Chandrasekaran, K. Ligett and J. Ziani
Joint Data Purchasing and Data Placement in a Geo-Distributed Data Market
X. Ren, P. London, J. Ziani and A. Wierman
To appear in the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking
Accuracy for Sale: Aggregating Data with a Variance Constraint
R. Cummings, K. Ligett, A. Roth, Z. S. Wu, and J. Ziani
Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS), 2015
Cliques in the union of graphs
R. Aharoni, E. Berger, M. Chudnovsky and J. Ziani
Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series B, 2015

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