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Tim Roughgarden

Tim Roughgarden is Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University and recipient of the ACM’s Grace Hopper Award.

Titles by This Author

Most of us prefer to commute by the shortest route available, without taking into account the traffic congestion that we cause for others. Many networks, including computer networks, suffer from some type of this "selfish routing." In Selfish Routing and the Price of Anarchy, Tim Roughgarden studies the loss of social welfare caused by selfish, uncoordinated behavior in networks.