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Some of my research talks

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Search Games, Queens' mathsseminar, Feb 18, 2015.

A more general Pandora rule?, Management Science seminar, LSE, Nov 13, 2013.

Bandit Processes and Index Policies, Young European Queueing Theorist Workshop, Eindhoven, Nov 4-6, 2013

Mechanism design for a service provided in the cloud, Management Science Group at LSE, Feb 27, 2013.

Symmetric Rendezvous Search Games, Search and Rendezvous Workshop, Lorentz Centre, May 1-4, 2012

Observations on the Bomber Problem, Third International Workshop in Sequential Methodologies, Stanford, June 2011

The Multi-Armed Bandit Problem: Index Theory Since Gittins, German Open Conference on Probability and Staististics, March 2010

Mechanism Design in Shared Infrastructures, talk at Lund Workshop on Distributed Decisions via Games and Price Mechanisms, March 2010

Symmetric rendezvous search on K4, talk at LSE August 2009.

Economics Issues in Shared Shared Infrastructures, talk at VISA 2009

Networks in Banking, talk to Cambridge Finance - Wharton workshop, 25 June, 2009

Optimal Gateway Selection in VoIP, talk to the Statistical Laboratory, October 2008.

Incentivizing participation in resource sharing networks, talk to the Statistical Laboratory, October 2007.

Rendezvous search, talk at LSE, February 2007.

A large deviations analysis of the multiplexing of a periodic traffic source, Applied Probability Day, Columbia, May 2000.

Average case analysis of on-line bin packing algorithms, November 1996

Estimation of overlow probabilities for state dependent service of traffic streams with dedicated buffers, RSS Stochastic Networks Workshop at Heriot-Watt, August 1-11, 1995.

Some of my talks aimed at nonspecialist audiences

The disputed garment problem: the mathematics of bargaining and arbitration, Nicky Shaw Lecture, Public Understanding of Mathematics, 07/02/08.

On bargaining and arbitration, Queens' College Academic Saturday, 16/10/99.

A Mathematician Plays "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" Talk to Royal Institution Workshop: 

Symmetric rendezvous search Talk to Adams Society, 27/02/07

The bomber problem Talk to Adams Society, 30/11/11

Hide and search games with multiple objects. Talk to Sidney Sussex College Mathematics Society, 06/11/12

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