Publications

Reverse chronological list of publications. By convention authors are listed alphabetically. See my DBLP entry or Google Scholar profile for further details.

Refereed conference publications

In preparation
Optimal Auctions through Deep Learning
Paul Dütting, Zhe Feng, Hari Narasimhan, David C. Parkes
[arXiv | BibTex]

Under review
Prophet Inequalities for Independent Random Variables from an Unknown Distribution
Jose Correa, Paul Dütting, Felix Fischer, Kevin Schewior
(Submitted November 2018)
[arXiv | BibTex]
Simple versus Optimal Contracts
Paul Dütting, Tim Roughgarden, Inbal Talgam-Cohen
(Submitted November 2018)
[arXiv | BibTex]

Published or in press
Prophet Inequalities made Easy: Stochastic Optimization by Pricing Non-Stochastic Inputs
Paul Dütting, Michal Feldman, Thomas Kesselheim, Brendan Lucier
IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science, FOCS’17, Berkeley, CA, USA
[arXiv | BibTex]
Best-Response Dynamics in Combinatorial Auctions with Item Bidding
Paul Dütting, Thomas Kesselheim
ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, SODA’17, Barcelona, Spain
[pdf | arXiv | BibTex]
Truthful Outcomes from Non-Truthful Position Auctions (abstract only)
Paul Dütting, Felix Fischer, David C. Parkes
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, EC’16, Maastricht, Netherlands, July 2016
[arXiv | BibTex]
Polymatroid Prophet Inequalities
Paul Dütting, Robert Kleinberg
European Symposium on Algorithms, ESA’15, Patras, Greece, September 2015
[pdf | arXiv | BibTex]
Algorithms as Mechanisms: The Price of Anarchy of Relax-and-Round
Paul Dütting, Thomas Kesselheim, Eva Tardos
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, EC’15, Portland, OR, June 2015
[pdf | arXiv | ACM SIGecom Exchanges | BibTex]
Algorithms against Anarchy: Understanding Non-Truthful Mechanisms
Paul Dütting, Thomas Kesselheim
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, EC’15, Portland, OR, June 2015
[pdf | BibTex]
The Performance of Deferred-Acceptance Auctions
Paul Dütting, Vasilis Gkatzelis, Tim Roughgarden
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, EC’14, Palo Alto, CA, June 2014
(Journal version in MOR’17)
[pdf | BibTex]
Modularity and Greed in Double Auctions
Paul Dütting, Tim Roughgarden, Inbal Talgam-Cohen
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, EC’14, Palo Alto, CA, June 2014
(Journal version in GEB’17)
[pdf | BibTex]
Mechanisms with Unique Learnable Equilibria
Paul Dütting, Thomas Kesselheim, Eva Tardos
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, EC’14, Palo Alto, CA, June 2014
[pdf | BibTex]
Expressiveness and Robustness of First-Price Position Auctions
Paul Dütting, Felix Fischer, David C. Parkes
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, EC’14, Palo Alto, CA, June 2014
(Journal version in MOR’18)
[pdf | arXiv | BibTex]
Valuation Compressions in VCG-Based Combinatorial Auctions
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Martin Starnberger
Conference on Web and Internet Economics, WINE’13, Cambridge, MA, December 2013
(Journal version in ACM TEAC’18)
[pdf | arXiv | BibTex]
Auctions with Heterogeneous Items and Budget Limits
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Martin Starnberger
Workshop on Internet and Network Economics, WINE’12, Liverpool, UK, December 2012
(Journal version in ACM TEAC’15)
[pdf | arXiv | BibTex]
Payment Rules through Discriminant-Based Classifiers (ACM SIGecom Best Paper Award)
Paul Dütting, Felix Fischer, Pichayut Jirapinyo, John K. Lai, Ben Lubin, David C. Parkes
ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, EC’12, Valencia, Spain, June 2012
(Journal version in ACM TEAC’15)
[pdf | arXiv | code | BibTex]
Simplicity-Expressiveness Tradeoffs in Mechanism Design
Paul Dütting, Felix Fischer, David C. Parkes
ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, EC’11, San Jose, CA, June 2011
[pdf | arXiv | BibTex]
An Expressive Mechanism for Auctions on the Web
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Ingmar Weber
World Wide Web Conference, WWW’11, Hyderabad, India, April 2011
(Journal version in ACM TEAC’15)
[pdf | BibTex]
How Much is Your Personal Recommendation Worth? (iBiblio Best Poster Award)
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Ingmar Weber
World Wide Web Conference, WWW’10, Raleigh, NC, April 2010
[pdf | arXiv | BibTex]
Sponsored Search, Market Equilibria, and the Hungarian Method
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Ingmar Weber
Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science, STACS’10, Nancy, France, March 2010
(Journal Version in IPL’13)
[pdf | arXiv | BibTex]
Bidder Optimal Assignments for General Utilities
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Ingmar Weber
Workshop on Internet and Network Economics, WINE’09, Rome, Italy, December 2009
(Journal Version in TCS’13)
[pdf | BibTex]

Refereed journal publications

In preparation
Algorithms as Mechanisms: The Price of Anarchy of Relax-and-Round
Paul Dütting, Thomas Kesselheim, Eva Tardos
(Extended Abstract in EC’15)
[pdf | BibTex]
Revenue Gaps for Static and Dynamic Posted Pricing of Homogeneous Goods
Paul Dütting, Felix Fischer, Max Klimm
[arXiv | BibTex]

Under review
Non-Truthful Position Auctions are More Robust to Misspecification
Paul Dütting, Felix Fischer, David C. Parkes
(Submitted November 2018)
(Abstract in EC’16)
[arXiv | BibTex]
Algorithms against Anarchy: Understanding Non-Truthful Mechanisms
Paul Dütting, Thomas Kesselheim
(Submitted October 2018)
(Extended Abstract in EC’15)
[pdf | BibTex]
Prophet Inequalities made Easy: Stochastic Optimization by Pricing Non-Stochastic Inputs
Paul Dütting, Michal Feldman, Thomas Kesselheim, Brendan Lucier
(Submitted September 2018)
(Extended Abstract in FOCS’17)
[pdf | BibTex]
Best-Response Dynamics in Combinatorial Auctions with Item Bidding
Paul Dütting, Thomas Kesselheim
(Submitted September 2018)
(Extended Abstract in SODA’17)
[pdf | BibTex]

Published or in press
Expressiveness and Robustness of First-Price Position Auctions
Paul Dütting, Felix Fischer, David C. Parkes
Mathematics of Operations Research, MOR, Articles in Advance, September 2018
(Extended Abstract in EC’14)
[pdf | BibTex]
Valuation Compressions in VCG-Based Combinatorial Auctions
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Martin Starnberger
ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation, ACM TEAC, Volume 6, Issue 2, Article 5, pages 5:1-5:18, October 2018
(Extended Abstract in WINE’13)
[pdf | BibTex]
Modularity and Greed in Double Auctions
Paul Dütting, Tim Roughgarden, Inbal Talgam-Cohen
Games and Economic Behavior, GEB, Volume 105, Pages 59-83, September 2017
(Extended Abstract in EC’14)
[pdf | BibTex]
The Performance of Deferred-Acceptance Auctions
Paul Dütting, Vasilis Gkatzelis, Tim Roughgarden
Mathematics of Operations Research, MOR, Volume 42, Issue 4, Pages 897-914, November 2017
(Extended Abstract in EC’14)
[pdf | BibTex]
Auctions for Heterogeneous Items and Budget Limits
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Martin Starnberger
ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation, ACM TEAC, Volume 4, Issue 1, Article 4, pages 4:1-4:17, December 2015
(Extended Abstract in WINE’12)
[pdf | BibTex]
An Expressive Mechanism for Auctions on the Web
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Ingmar Weber
ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation, ACM TEAC, Volume 4, Issue 1, Article 1, pages 1:1-1:34, December 2015
(Extended Abstract in WWW’11)
[pdf | BibTex]
Payment Rules through Discriminant-Based Classifiers (Invited to Special Issue)
Paul Dütting, Felix Fischer, Pichayut Jirapinyo, John K. Lai, Ben Lubin, David C. Parkes
ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation, ACM TEAC, Volume 3, Issue 1, Article 5, pages 5:1-5:41, March 2015
(Extended Abstract in EC’12)
[pdf | BibTex]
Bidder Optimal Assignments for General Utilities
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Ingmar Weber
Theoretical Computer Science, TCS, Volume 478, Pages 22–32, March 2013
(Extended Abstract in WINE’09)
[pdf | BibTex]
Sponsored Search, Market Equilibria, and the Hungarian Method
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Ingmar Weber
Information Processing Letters, IPL, Volume 113, Issue 3, Pages 67-73, February 2013
(Extended Abstract in STACS’10)
[pdf | BibTex]
Offline File Assignments for Online Load Balancing
Paul Dütting, Monika Henzinger, Ingmar Weber
Information Processing Letters, IPL, Volume 111, Issue 4, Pages 178-183, January 2011
[pdf | BibTex]

Patents

Network-Based Spam Detection
Paul Dütting, Radu Jurca
Google, Zürich, Switzerland, December 2011

PhD Thesis and German Diplom

Challenges in Algorithmic Mechanism Design
Paul Dütting
PhD Thesis, EPFL, Switzerland, April 2013
[pdf]
Loadbalancing in Web Search Engines
Paul Dütting
German Diplom, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany, May 2008
[pdf]