Selected  Publications

  • Automated Channel Abstraction for Advertising Auctions (W.E. Walsh, C.
    Boutilier, T. Sandholm, R. Shields, G. Nemhauser, D. Parkes).  Twenty-
    fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2010. (pdf)
  • Expressive banner ad auctions and model-based online optimization for
    clearing (C. Boutilier, D.C. Parkes, T. Sandholm, W.E. Walsh). Twenty-
    third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 30-37, 2008. (pdf)
  • Computing reserve prices and identifying the value distribution in real-
    world auctions with market disruptions (W.E. Walsh, D.C. Parkes, T.
    Sandholm, C. Boutilier).  Short paper in Twenty-third AAAI Conference
    on Artificial Intelligence, 1499-1502, 2008. (pdf)  Extended version (pdf).
  • Incentive-compatible, budget-balanced, yet highly efficient auctions for
    supply chain formation (M. Babaioff and W.E. Walsh). Decision Support
    Systems, 39(1):123-149, 2005. (pdf) (Revised and extended version of a
    paper that appeared in the Fourth ACM Conference on Electronic
    Commerce, 65-75, 2003.)
  • New approaches to optimization and utility elicitation in autonomic
    computing (R. Patrascu, C. Boutilier, R. Das, J.O. Kephart, G. Tesauro, W.
    E. Walsh).  Twentieth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence,
    2005. (pdf)
  • Utility functions in autonomic systems (W.E. Walsh, G. Tesauro, J.O.
    Kephart, and R. Das). International Conference on Autonomic
    Computing, 70-77, 2004. (pdf).
  • A multi-agent systems approach to autonomic computing (G. Tesauro, D.
    M. Chess, W.E. Walsh, R. Das, A. Segal, I. Whalley, J.O. Kephart, and S.
    R. White). Third International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents
    and Multi Agent Systems, 464-471, 2004. (pdf).
  • Choosing samples to compute heuristic-strategy Nash equilibrium (W.E.
    Walsh, D. Parkes, and R. Das). In Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce
    V, volume 3048 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Springer-Verlag
  • Decentralized supply chain formation: A market protocol and competitive
    equilibrium analysis (W.E. Walsh and M.P. Wellman). Journal of Artificial
    Intelligence Research, 19:513-567, 2003. (pdf)
  • On market-inspired approaches to propositional satisfiability (W.E. Walsh,
    M. Yokoo, K. Hirayama, M.P. Wellman). Artificial Intelligence, 144 (1-2):
    125-156, March 2003. (Available at Science Direct) (pdf)
  • Cooperative negotiation in autonomic systems using incremental utility
    elicitation (C. Boutilier, Rajarshi Das, J.O. Kephart, G. Tesauro, and W.E.
    Walsh. Nineteenth Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence,
    89-97, 2003. (pdf)
  • Combinatorial auctions for supply chain formation (W.E. Walsh, M.P.
    Wellman and F. Ygge), May 2003 (pdf). (Revised and extended version of
    a paper that appeared in the Second ACM Conference on Electronic
    Commerce, 260-269, 2000.)
  • Analyzing complex strategic interactions in multi-agent games (W.E.
    Walsh, R. Das, G. Tesauro, and J.O. Kephart). AAAI-02 Workshop on
    Game Theoretic and Decision Theoretic Agents , 109-118, 2002. (pdf)
  • Specifying rules for electronic auctions (P.R. Wurman, M.P. Wellman, and
    W.E. Walsh). AI Magazine, 23(3):15-23, 2002. (pdf)
  • Auction protocols for decentralized scheduling (M.P. Wellman, W.E.
    Walsh, P.R. Wurman, J.K. MacKie-Mason). Games and Economic
    Behavior, 35: 271-303, 2001. (pdf)
  • Erratum: Theorem 7.2 in this article is false. Thanks to Zhixin Liu for bringing
    this error to our attention (personal communication, July 2007). NG Hall & Z
    Liu explain the problem in a research note published by GEB in 2011.
  • A Parametrization of the Auction Design Space (PR Wurman, MP Wellman,
    WE Walsh). Games and Economic Behavior, 35:304-338, 2001. (pdf)
  • Designing the market game for a trading agent competition (M.P.
    Wellman, P.R. Wurman, K. O'Malley, R. Bangera, S. Lin, D. Reeves, W.
    Walsh). IEEE Internet Computing, 43-51, March-April, 2000. (pdf)
  • Distributed quiescence detection in multiagent negotiation. (M.P. Wellman
    and W.E. Walsh.) Fourth International Conference on Multi-Agent
    Systems, 317-324, 2000. (pdf)
  • Modeling supply chain formation in multiagent systems (W.E. Walsh and
    M.P. Wellman) Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence: Agent-Mediated
    Electronic Commerce II, 1788, Springer-Verlag, 2000. (pdf)
  • A Control Architecture for Flexible Internet Auction Servers (PR Wurman,
    MP Wellman WE Walsh, and KA O'Malley). First IAC Workshop on Internet
    Based Negotiation Technologies, Yorktown Heights, NY, March, 1999.
  • Flexible double auctions for electronic commerce: Theory and
    implementation (P.R. Wurman, W.E. Walsh, and M.P. Wellman). Decision
    Support Systems 24:17-27, 1998. (pdf)
  • The Michigan Internet AuctionBot: A configurable auction server for
    human and software agents. (P.R. Wurman, M.P. Wellman, W.E. Walsh).
    Second International Conference on Autonomous Agents, 1998. (pdf)