Vincent Conitzer

Kimberly J. Jenkins University Professor of New Technologies

Contact Information
LSRC D207, Durham, NC 27708
Box 90129, Durham, NC 27708-0129
(919) 660-6503

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University 2006

  • M.S., Carnegie Mellon University 2003

  • B.A., Harvard University 2001

RI: Small: New Directions in Computational Social Choice and Mechanism Design awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2015 - 2018

Computing Game-Theoretic Solutions for Security in the Medium Term awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 2012 - 2017

How to Build Ethics into Robust Artificial Intelligence awarded by Future of Life Institute (Principal Investigator). 2015 - 2017

XPS: CLCCA: Allocating Heterogeneous Datacenter Hardware to Strategic Agents awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 - 2017

Game Theory for Adversarial Behavior awarded by University of Southern California (Principal Investigator). 2011 - 2017

Mechanism Design for Highly Anonymous Environments awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2011 - 2015

CAREER: New Directions in Computing Game Theoretic Solutions: Commitment and Related Topics awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2010 - 2015

RI-Small: Computational Social Choice: Aggregating Preferences in Combinatorial Domains awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2008 - 2012

Algorithms for Computing Stackelberg Strategies in Large, Realistic Games awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 2009 - 2011

Workshop on Reasoning in Adversarial and Noncooperative Environments awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 2010 - 2011


Yin, Z, Korzhyk, D, Kiekintveld, C, Conitzer, V, and Tambe, M. "Stackelberg versus nash in security games: Interchangeability, equivalence, and uniqueness." In Security and Game Theory: Algorithms, Deployed Systems, Lessons Learned,233-253. January 1, 2011. Full Text

Conitzer, V. "On Stackelberg mixed strategies." Synthese 193, no. 3 (March 2016): 689-703. Full Text

Jakobsen, SK, Sørensen, TB, and Conitzer, V. "Timeability of extensive-form games." ITCS 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (January 14, 2016): 191-199. Full Text

Li, Y, Conitzer, V, and Korzhyk, D. "Catcher-evader games." IJCAI International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2016-January (January 1, 2016): 329-337.

Conitzer, V. "Can rational choice guide us to correct de se beliefs?." Synthese 192, no. 12 (December 2015): 4107-4119. Full Text

Conitzer, V. "A Dutch book against sleeping beauties who are evidential decision theorists." Synthese 192, no. 9 (October 2015): 2887-2899. Full Text

Conitzer, V. "A devastating example for the Halfer Rule." Philosophical Studies 172, no. 8 (August 2015): 1985-1992. Full Text

Aziz, H, Brill, M, Conitzer, V, Elkind, E, Freeman, R, and Walsh, T. "Justified representation in approval-based committee voting." Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2 (June 1, 2015): 784-790.

Guo, M, and Conitzer, V. "Better redistribution with inefficient allocation in multi-unit auctions." Artificial Intelligence 216 (November 2014): 287-308. Full Text

Wagman, L, and Conitzer, V. "False-name-proof voting with costs over two alternatives." International Journal of Game Theory 43, no. 3 (August 2014): 599-618. Full Text


Bergemann, D, Chen, Y, and Conitzer, V. "EC 2016 foreword." July 21, 2016.

Brill, M, Freeman, R, and Conitzer, V. "Computing possible and necessary equilibrium actions (and bipartisan setwinners)." January 1, 2016.

Conitzer, V, Freeman, R, Brill, M, and Li, Y. "Rules for choosing societal tradeoffs." January 1, 2016.

Moon, C, and Conitzer, V. "Role assignment for game-theoretic cooperation." January 1, 2016.

Andersen, G, and Conitzer, V. "ATUCAPTS: Automated tests that a user cannot pass twice simultaneously." January 1, 2016.

Brill, M, and Conitzer, V. "Strategic voting and strategic candidacy." June 1, 2015.

Albert, M, Conitzer, V, and Lopomo, G. "Assessing the robustness of Cremer-McLean with automated mechanism design." June 1, 2015.