Publications

For a complete listing, please see my CV and for more context please see my Research Statement  I have provided links to as many of the publications as possible; some of the NASA related publications are not publicly available.  You can also check DLBP and Google Scholar.

Jump To: Dissertation, Journal PapersConference Proceedings, Workshop Papers, Seminars, Talks, and Poster Presentations, Patents and DisclosuresOther Technical Writing.

Journal Papers

  • Who Is Watching You Eat? Judy Goldsmith, Nicholas Mattei, and Robert H. Sloan. ACM:AI Matters, Volume 1, Issue 4, 2015.
  • Bribery in Voting with CP-nets. Nicholas Mattei, Maria Silvia Pini, Francesca Rossi, and K. Brent Venable. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Volume 68, Number 1-3, 2013.

Conferences Proceedings

  • Interdependent Scheduling Games. Andres Abeliuk, Haris Aziz, Gerardo Berbeglia, Serge Gaspers, Petr Kalina, Simon Mackenzie, Nicholas Mattei, Paul Stursberg, Pascal Van Hentenryck and Toby Walsh. 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2016), July 2016.
  • Egalitarianism of Random Assignment Mechanisms. Haris Aziz, Jiashu Chen, Aris Filos-Ratsikas, Simon Mackenzie, and Nicholas Mattei. 15th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2016, short paper), May 2016.
  • Generating CP-nets Uniformly at Random. Thomas E. Allen, Judy Goldsmith, Hayden Elizabeth Justice, Nicholas Mattei, and Kayla Raines. 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2016), Feb. 2016.
    • An early version titled “Counting, Ranking, and Randomly Generating CP-nets,” appeared at the 8th Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (MPREF 2014), August 2014.
  • Manipulating the Probabilistic Serial Rule. Haris Aziz, Serge Gaspers, Simon Mackenzie, Nicholas Mattei, Nina Narodytska, and Toby Walsh.
    • 14th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2015), June 2015.
    • 3rd International Workshop on Matching Under Preferences (MATCHUP 2015), April 2015.
  • Reasoning with PCP-nets in a Multi-Agent Context. Cristina Cornelio, Umberto Grandi, Judy Goldsmith, Nicholas Mattei, Francesca Rossi, and K. Brent Venable. 14th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2015), June 2015.
  • Computational Aspects of Multi-Winner Approval Voting. Haris Aziz, Serge Gaspers, Joachim Gudmundsson, Simon Mackenzie, Nicholas Mattei, and Toby Walsh.
    • 14th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2015), June 2015.
    • 8th Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (MPREF 2014), August 2014.
  • Voting with Rank Dependent Scoring Rules. Judy Goldsmith, Jerome Lang, Nicholas Mattei, and Patrice Perny.
    • 28th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2014), July 2014.
    • 5th International Workshop on Computational Social Choice (COMSOC 2014), June 2014.
  • Fixing a Balanced Knockout Tournament. Haris Aziz, Serge Gaspers, Simon Mackenzie, Nicholas Mattei, Paul Stursberg, and Toby Walsh. 28th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2014), July 2014.
  • Updates and Uncertainty in CP-Nets. Cristina Cornelio, Judy Goldsmith, Nicholas Mattei, Francesca Rossi, K. Brent Venable.
    • 26th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AUAI 2013), December 2013. Finalist for Best Paper!
    • 7th Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (MPREF 2013), August 2013
  • On the Complexity of Bribery and Manipulation in Tournaments with Uncertain Information. Nicholas Mattei, Judy Goldsmith, and Andrew Klapper.
    • 25th Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS 2012), June 2012.  Best Student Paper Award!
    • AAAI Fall Symposium Series: Machine Aggregation of Human Judgement, November, 2012.
    • Also presented at the 36th Australasian Conference on Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing (ACCMCC), December 2012.
  • Bribery in Voting Over Combinatorial Domains Is Easy.  Nicholas Mattei, Maria Silvia Pini, Francesca Rossi, and K. Brent Venable.
    • 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2012, short paper), June 2012.
    • 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics (ISAIM 2012) Special Session on Computational Social Choice, January 2012.
  • The Complexity of Probabilistic Lobbying. Gábor Erdélyi, Henning Fernau, Judy Goldsmith, Nicholas Mattei, Daniel Raible and Jörg Rothe. 1st International Conference on Algorithmic Decision Theory (ADT 2009), October 2009.
  • COTSAT: SmallSpacecraft Cost Optimization for Government and Commercial Use. Aaron Swank, Stevan Spremo, Nicholas Mattei, David Bui and Pete Klupar. AIAA SPACE 2009 Conference and Exposition, August 2009.

Refereed Workshops (not appearing elsewhere)

  • ADT @ NICTA. Haris Aziz, Serge Gaspers, Nicholas Mattei , Nina Narodytska, and Toby Walsh. Video at the 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2013), August 2013. Most Educational Video Award!
  • Nanosatellite Payload Software: Managing Full Space Science Missions. Shakib Ghassemieh, Nicholas Mattei, Gregory Defouw, Michael J. McIntyre, Millan Diaz-Aguado.  Small Satellite Systems and Services Symposium, June 2010.
  • COTSAT-1: Cost Optimization and Technology Enablement on a Small Spacecraft Platform. Michael C. Lindsay, Peter Klupar, Stevan Spremo, Aaron Swank, David Bui, Evan Jackson, Nicholas Mattei, David Mayer, Emmett Quigley, Zion Young.
    • NATO Research and Technology Organisation Conference: RTO-MP-AVT-171 Multifunctional Structures and System Technologies for Small Spacecraft, May 2010.
    • Small Satellite Systems and Services Symposium, June 2010.

Dissertation

Invited Seminars and Talks

  • A Novel Strategyproof Peer Selection Mechanism.
    • University of Sydney Algorithms Group Seminar (March 15th, 2016).
  • Tutorial: Using PrefLib for Social Choice Research.
    • Tutorial, Center for Mathematical Social Sciences Summer Workshop 2016, Auckland, New Zealand (Feb. 19th, 2016).
  • From Theory to Practice: Crowdsourcing and Cost Allocation
    • Tulane University Colloquia (Sept. 16, 2015).
    • Forum for Artificial Intelligence, University of Texas at Austin (Oct. 9, 2015).
  • Tutorial: Introduction to Computational Social Choice (with Haris Aziz).
    • My slides are available here.  The slides from Haris Aziz on matching and fair division are available at his site.
    • The 13th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI 2014), Gold Coast, Australia (Dec. 1st, 2014).
  • A Study of Proxies for Shapley Allocations of Transport Costs.
    • University of Kentucky (July 3rd, 2014).
    • Decision, Intelligent Systems and Operational Research Department (DESIR), Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6) University, Paris, France (May 14th, 2014).
    • NICTA Game Theory and Optimisation Workshop, Sydney, Australia (April 9th, 2014).
    • NICTA Optimization Seminar, Sydney, Australia (March 28, 2014).
  • Academic Advising: Automatically Generating Convincing Explanations of Recommendations from Complex Models.
    • University of Louisville (July 17th, 2014).
    • NICTA Optimization Seminar, Sydney, Australia (July 5, 2013).
    • University of Texas at Austin (August 12, 2011).
    • Eastern Kentucky University 25th Annual Symposium in the Mathematics, Statistical, and Computer Sciences (April 1, 2011).
  • Empirical Analysis of Voting Rules and Large Datasets.  Nicholas Mattei (overview of joint work).  Institute of Mathematical Science (Singapore) Workshop on Social Choice and Algorithmic Game Theory, Janurary 2013.
  • Influence, Bribery, and Manipulation in Voting Systems: Current Results and Ongoing Work.
    • NICTA Optimisation Seminar, Sydney, Australia (November 30, 2012).
    • Mississippi State University (March 29th, 2012).
    • Capital Area Theory Seminar (CATS) Invited Talk, University of Maryland, College Park (February 24th, 2012).
    • University of Padova, Italy (June 16, 2011).
  • Attitudes and Expectations of Undergraduate Students in STEM and non-STEM Disciplines.  Joshua T. Guerin, Nicholas Mattei, and Thomas Dodson.  Third Annual University of Kentucky STEM Education Symposium, February 2012
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty: Social Choice and Manipulation.
    • Comparative Decision Making Seminar (University of Kentucky, May 29,2010)
    • Mid-West Theory Day (Indiana University, May 17, 2010)
  • Wireless Emergancy Stop for the K-10 Lunar Rover.  Nicholas Mattei.  NASA Ames Research Center USRP Poster Day, August 2005.
  • Real-Time Linux Testing and Results.  Nicholas Mattei.  NASA Glenn Research Center LERCIP Presentation Day, August 2004.

Patents and Disclosures

  • Low Burden Star Tracker. Christopher Dallara, Stevan Spremo, Nicholas Mattei. NASA Ames Research Center ARC-16289-1. Provisional patent granted, licensed to Bay Area startup.

Other Technical Writing