Algorithms and Mechanisms for Digital Democracy
Lecturers and Teaching Assistants
Prof. Ehud Shapiro, Dr. Nimrod Talmon
Course Schedule and Location
Tuesday, 09:15 - 11:00, Ziskind, Rm 155
Field of Study, Course Type and Credit Points
Mathematics and Computer Science: Seminar; Elective; Regular; 2.00 points
Attendance and participation
Estimated Weekly Independent Workload (in hours)
The seminar will cover a broad range of research questions, related to digital democracy.
- Social Choice theory, voting rules, and decision-making processes
- Digital governance, including algorithms for participatory legislation and budgeting
- Sybil prevention, detection, eradication and resilience
- Distributed computing and distributed ledgers
- Advances in governance solutions for cryptocurrencies
The seminar will educate students to read and present research articles and will prepare them for doing original research in the area of e-democracy.
Please see details in the course's website, at https://sites.google.com/view/edemocracycourse
Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
Read and present research articles and will be prepared for doing original research in the area of Internet-enabled democracy.