Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents (CCFEA)


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From conferences to workshops, discover the bustle of our centre and see what pressing question we are currently tackling with our centre's research.

Seminar series

The Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents (CCFEA) hosts fortnightly seminar series. View our events below:



Envy-Free Cake-Cutting for Four Agents

Seminar delivered by Alexandros Hollender (University of Oxford).


Constant Inapproximability for Fisher Markets

Seminar delivered by Argyrios Deligkas


Strategic Games in Financial Networks: Complexity and Equilibria

Seminar delivered by Hao Zhou (University of Oxford)


Best of Both Distortion Worlds

Seminar delivered by Mohamad Latifian


Trading Strategies Optimization Using a Genetic Algorithm under the Directional Changes Paradigm

Seminar delivered by Ozgur Salman

Our centre never sleeps

Key events

Anniversary lecture

We celebrated the 18-year anniversary of our centre in October 2020 with a talk by Professor Edward Tsang. Edward is an emeritus professor at the University of Essex. He is a co-founder (2002) and previous Director (2009-2016) of the Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents (CCFEA). Professor Tsang discussed "Detecting regime change in computational finance" on Friday 16th October.

SAGT 2022

We hosted the 15th International Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT 2022) at the University of Essex.

The conference had world renowned keynote speakers including Prof. Aggelos Kiayias who talked about Decentralizing Information Technology: The Advent of Resource Based Systems.

Committees, conferences and workshops

Committee participation

CCFEA academics are members of the IEEE Computational Finance and Economics Technical Committee.


Workshops organised by CCFEA academics: