Alan Tsang

PhD Graduate

About Me

I am excited to be starting my Post-Doctoral Research with Yair Zick at the National University of Singapore.
I received my PhD at the Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.  My adviser was Dr. Kate Larson and I was affiliated with the AI Lab.

I obtained my Master of Mathematics from the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of Waterloo, with a focus on Graph Theory.  Prior to that, I completed my Bachelor of Mathematics, Honors Computer Science/Bioinformatics option, at the University of Waterloo, graduating with Distinction on the Dean's Honours List.

I was recently interviewed by The Ringer for my work in social choice in social networks.

Research Interests

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Multiagent Systems, Game Theory, Bounded Rationality, Social Choice, Social Networks, Graph Theory

My research focus is on the interface between social networks and social choice.  In particular, I am interested in how self-interested agents with bounded rationality interact with social choice mechanisms and the emergent behaviors that result.