Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Lana Obraztsova

Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering

Asst Prof Lana Obraztsova

Svetlana Obraztsova currently holds the post of an Assistant Professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering of the Nanyang Technological University. Her previous appointments include a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Israeli Centre of Research Excellence (I-CORE), where she was affiliated with the Tel-Aviv University and then with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an appointment of a Postdoctoral Researcher with the CoreLab, National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Prior to that she has completed a dual PhD program of the Steklov Institute of Mathematics (St.Petersburg, Russia, 2011) and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore, 2012).

Her investigative experience includes various grants and scholarships, e.g. she was the Principal Investigator of a research grant FCP-8607 of the Russian Ministry of Education. Her work, even in its earliest stages, has been acknowledged by the research community, e.g. a Best Paper nomination at AAMAS-2011, and the Jay Modi Best Student Paper Award at AAMAS-2012. Her independent work continues to appear at top conferences (IJCAI, AAAI, AAMAS).
Research Interests
Computational social choice and economics, algorithmic game theory.
Current Projects
  • Biased Games in Social Choice
  • Securing Expression of Opinion: A new game-theoretic approach to preventing falsification of election results
Selected Publications
  • Amr Alhossary, Alan Tsang, Zinovi Rabinovich, Svetlana Obraztsova, Judy Goldsmith and Alex Wyllie. (2019). These Polar Twins: Opinion Dynamics of Intervals. GAIW: Games, Agents and Incentives Workshops, a workshop in the 18th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2019).

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