Search and Decision Making Agenda

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SFI ACtioN Topical Meeting
Co-hosted by GV
Co-organized by Elizabeth Bruch, University of Michigan/SFI, Casey Cox, Santa Fe Institute, and William Tracy, Santa Fe Institute

April 25, 2019
Held at GV, 1489 Charleston Rd, Mountain View, CA 94043

Agenda: Search and Decision Making

8:30 am Breakfast and Registration
9:00 am Welcome and Introduction

William Tracy, Santa Fe Institute

9:15 am Topic: Dynamics of Foraging and Starvation

Sidney Redner, Santa Fe Institute

9:55 am Topic: Emulating Biological Search Strategies in Robot Swarms

Melanie Moses, University of New Mexico and Santa Fe Institute

10:35 am Break
10:50 am Panel: Building Better Search Tools

Steve Liu, McGill University, Vicky Chuqiao Yang, Santa Fe Institute, Daryl Fairweather, Redfin

Moderated by: Elizabeth Bruch, University of Michigan and Santa Fe Institute

11:50 am Topic: Regional Strategies in Online Dating Markets

Elizabeth Bruch, University of Michigan and Santa Fe Institute

12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Topic: Polynesian Navigation: Voyaging in the Unknown

Christina Thompson, Harvard University

2:10 pm Topic: Orienteering in Knowledge Spaces

Dan Rockmore, Dartmouth College and Santa Fe Institute

2:50 pm Break
3:05 pm Topic: Childhood as Simulated Annealing: Search Differences Across Development and What They Might Mean

Alison Gopnik, University of California, Berkeley

3:45 pm Panel: Searching the Unknown

Graham Spencer, GV and SFI Trustee, Jeffery Lewis, Middlebury Institute for International Studies, Pete Worden, Breakthrough Starshot

Moderated by: David Krakauer, Santa Fe Institute

4:45 pm Wrap-up

Elizabeth Bruch, University of Michigan and Santa Fe Institute

5:00 pm Adjourn