Logic, Probability, and Games

  • Founded
    2014
  • Seminar Number
    765

The seminar is concerned with applying formal methods to fundamental issues, with an emphasis on probabilistic reasoning, decision theory and games. In this context “logic” is broadly interpreted as covering applications that involve formal representations. The topics of interest have been researched within a very broad spectrum of different disciplines, including philosophy (logic and epistemology), statistics, economics, and computer science. The seminar is intended to bring together scholars from different fields of research so as to illuminate problems of common interest from different perspectives. Throughout each academic year, meetings are regularly presented by the members of the seminar and distinguished guest speakers.


Co-Chairs
Professor Haim Gaifman
hg17@columbia.edu

Dr. Yang Liu
yl587@cam.ac.uk

Professor Rohit Parikh
rparikh@gc.cuny.edu

Rapporteur
Robby Finley
jrf2162@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

 

Welcome

Meetings

11/10/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
4:00 PM
Entropy and Insufficient Reason
Anubav Vasudevan, University of Chicago
Speaker Link Abstract




12/08/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
4:00 PM
The Price of Broadminded Probabilities and the Limitation of Science
Haim Gaifman, Columbia University
Speaker Link Abstract