Fields of expertise
Current workSome topics of current interest include:
- Game-theoretic techniques for information elicitation
- Adaptive software agents and multi-agent systems
- Privacy-preserving Artificial Intelligence
- Recommender systems
- Continual machine learning
BiographyBoi Faltings is a full professor of computer science and heads the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory,. He has held visiting positions at NEC Research Institute, Stanford University and the HongKong University of Science and Technology. He has co-founded 6 companies using AI for e-commerce and computer security and acted as advisor to several other companies. Prof. Faltings has published over 300 refereed papers and graduated over 40 Ph.D. students, several of which have won national and international awards. He is a fellow of the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence and a fellow of the Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). He holds a Diploma from ETH Zurich and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Incentives for Effort in Crowdsourcing using the Peer Truth SerumACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology. 2016. DOI : 10.1145/2856102.
Incentives to Counter Bias in Human Computation2014. p. 59-66.
Eliciting Truthful Information with the Peer Truth SerumThe 15th ACM conference on Economics and Computation (EC’14).
Incentive Mechanisms for Community SensingIeee Transactions On Computers. 2014. DOI : 10.1109/Tc.2013.150.
Eliciting Truthful Measurements from a Community of Sensors2012. p. 47-54.
Incentives for Answering Hypothetical Questions2011. Workshop on Social Computing and User Generated Content, EC-11.
Reporting incentives and biases in online review forumsACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB). 2010. DOI : 10.1145/1734200.1734202.
A Publish/Subscribe Approach to Processing Continuous Queries over Sensor StreamsLausanne, EPFL, 2010. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4681.
Continuous Query Evaluation over Distributed Sensor Networks2010. 26th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2010), Long Beach, California, USA, March 1-6, 2010. p. 912-923. DOI : 10.1109/ICDE.2010.5447847.
Forward Error Correction for Multipath Media StreamingIEEE Transactions On Circuits And Systems For Video Technology. 2009. DOI : 10.1109/TCSVT.2009.2022800.
Mechanisms for Making Crowds TruthfulJournal Of Artificial Intelligence Research. 2009. DOI : 10.1613/jair.2621.
Rating aggregation in collaborative filtering systems2009. 3rd ACM conference on Recommender systems (RecSys 09), New York, New York, USA, 23-25 October 2009. p. 349-352. DOI : 10.1145/1639714.1639785.
Aggregating Reputation Feedback2009. 1st International Conference on Reputation: Theory and Technology, Gargonza, Italy, March 2009. p. 62-74.
Processing Publish/Subscribe Queries over Distributed Data Streams2009. DEBS 2009 3rd ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems, Nashville, TN, July 6-9, 2009. p. 21. DOI : 10.1145/1619258.1619286.
Truthful Opinions from the CrowdsACM SIGEcom Exchanges. 2008. DOI : 10.1145/1399589.1399592.
Incentives for Expressing Opinions in Online Polls2008. p. 119-128. DOI : 10.1145/1386790.1386812.
System and method for monitoring quality of serviceUS8843385 ; US2008137550 . 2008.
Query Driven Operator Placement for Complex Event Detection over Data Streams2008. 3rd IEEE European Conference on Smart Sensing and Context (EuroSSC), Zurich, Switzerland, October 29-31, 2008.
Distributed Media Rate Allocation in Multipath NetworksSignal Processing: Image Communications. 2008.
Understanding User Behavior in Online Feedback Reporting2007. p. 134-142. DOI : 10.1145/1250910.1250931.
Robust Incentive-Compatible Feedback PaymentsAgent-Mediated Electronic Commerce; Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2007. p. 204-218.
Reporting Incentives in Online Feedback Forums: The Influence of Effort2007
Reliable QoS Monitoring Based on Client Feedback2007. p. 1003-1011. DOI : 10.1145/1242572.1242708.
Providing Cooperative Incentives through the Structure of Social Networks2007
Obtaining Reliable Feedback for Sanctioning Reputation MechanismsJournal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR). 2007. DOI : 10.1613/jair.2243.
Incentive-compatible Online Opinion Polls2007
Governing Environments for Agent-based Traffic Simulations2007. 5th International Central and Eastern European Conference on Multi-Agent Systems, CEEMAS 2007, Leipzig, Germany, September 25-27, 2007. p. 163-172. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-540-75254-7_17.
Collusion Resistant, Incentive Compatible Feedback Payments2007. p. 200-209. DOI : 10.1145/1250910.1250940.
Automated Dynamic Maintenance of Composite Services Based on Service Reputation2007. p. 449-455.
Automated Design of Prediction Market Pricing Functions2007
Truthful reputation mechanisms for online systemsLausanne, EPFL, 2007. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3955.
Adaptive media streaming over multipath networksLausanne, EPFL, 2007. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3908.
Joint Network and Rate Allocation for Video Streaming over Multiple Wireless Networks2007. IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia. p. 229-236. DOI : 10.1109/ISM.2007.4412378.
Joint Network and Rate Allocation for Simultaneous Wireless Applications2007. International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, Beijing, China, July 2007. p. 931-934. DOI : 10.1109/ICME.2007.4284804.
Enabling Adaptive Video Streaming in P2P SystemsIEEE Communications Magazine. 2007. DOI : 10.1109/MCOM.2007.374427.
Packet Media Streaming with Imprecise Rate EstimationAdvances in Multimedia. 2007. DOI : 10.1155/2007/39524.
Media Flow Rate Allocation in Multipath NetworksIEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 2007. DOI : 10.1109/TMM.2007.902852.
Packet Selection and Scheduling for Multipath Video StreamingIEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 2007. DOI : 10.1109/TMM.2006.888017.
Media-specific rate allocation in heterogeneous wireless networksJournal of Zhejiang University - Science A. 2006. DOI : 10.1631/jzus.2006.A0713.
Distributed Media Rate Allocation in Multipath Networks2006
Efficient Probabilistic Subsumption Checking for Content-Based Publish/Subscribe Systems2006. 7th International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2006), Melbourne, Australia, November 27 - December 1, 2006. p. 121–140. DOI : 10.1007/11925071_7.
Minimum Payments that Reward Honest Reputation Feedback2006. p. 190-199. DOI : 10.1145/1134707.1134728.
Using CHI-Scores to Reward Honest Feedback from Repeated Interactions2006. p. 1233-1240. DOI : 10.1145/1160633.1160856.
Media-Specific Rate Allocation in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks2006.
Distributed Media Rate Allocation in Overlay Networks2006. p. 1401-1404. DOI : 10.1109/ICME.2006.262801.
Media Streaming with Conservative Delay on Variable Rate Channels2006. p. 1841-1844. DOI : 10.1109/ICME.2006.262912.
Community-Aware Event Dissemination2006
Fast Probabilistic Subsumption Checking for Publish/Subscribe Systems2006
Media-Specific Rate Allocation in Multipath Networks2005
Reputation-based Service Level Agreements for Web ServicesService Oriented Computing (ICSOC - 2005); 2005. p. 396-409.
Enforcing Truthful Strategies in Incentive Compatible Reputation Mechanisms2005. First International Workshop, WINE 2005, Hong Kong, China, December 15-17, 2005. p. 268-277. DOI : 10.1007/11600930_26.
CONFESS: Eliciting Honest Feedback without Independent Verification Authorities2005. AAMAS 2004 Workshop, AMEC 2004, New York, NY, USA, July 19, 2004. p. 59-72. DOI : 10.1007/11575726_5.
Eliminating Undesired Equilibrium Points from Incentive Compatible Reputation Mechanisms2005.
Reputation-based Pricing of P2P Services2005. p. 144–149. DOI : 10.1145/1080192.1080206.
Media Aware Routing in Large Scale Networks with Overlay2005. p. 892-895. DOI : 10.1109/ICME.2005.1521567.
Eliminating Undesired Equilibrium Points from Incentive Compatible Reputation Mechanisms2005
Eliciting Truthful Feedback for Binary Reputation Mechanisms2004. p. 214-220.
"CONFESS". An Incentive Compatible Reputation Mechanism for the Online Hotel Booking Industry2004. p. 205-212. DOI : 10.1109/ICECT.2004.1319735.
Distortion Optimized Multipath Video Streaming2004.
Optimal FEC Rate for Media Streaming in Active Networks2004. p. 1319-1322. DOI : 10.1109/ICME.2004.1394471.
Packet Selection and Scheduling for Multipath Video Streaming2004
Joint Synchronization, Routing and Energy Saving in Multi-hop Hybrid Networks2004
Joint Synchronization, Routing and Energy Saving in CSMA/CA Multi-Hop Hybrid Networks2004. 1st IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems MASS 2004, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. p. 245-254. DOI : 10.1109/MAHSS.2004.1392163.
An Incentive Compatible Reputation Mechanism2003. p. 285-292. DOI : 10.1109/COEC.2003.1210263.
Towards Incentive-Compatible Reputation Management2003. AAMAS 2002 International Workshop, Bologna, Italy, July 15, 2002. p. 138-147. DOI : 10.1007/3-540-36609-1_11.
Teaching & PhD
Doctoral program in computer and communication sciences
Doctoral Program in Technology Management
Doctoral program in robotics, control, and intelligent systems
Doctoral Program Digital Humanities