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Baron Richard

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Associate-professor of Computer Science

Université Jean Monnet & GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne
10, rue Tréfilerie, Bâtiment B
42023, Saint-Étienne Cedex 2

Contact : [baron at]


Research interests

Game Theory, Social Choice, Distributed Ledger Technology, Crypto-currencies


  • PhD in Computer Science, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, 1997
  • Master in Computer Science, Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, 1992.
  • Engineer in Computer Science, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Caen, 1992


  1. R. Baron, Introduction aux technologies blockchain supports des crypto-monnaies, Revue de Droit Bancaire et Financier, n. 4 2019, Lexis Nexis.
  2. R. Baron, Aspects techniques de la technologie blockchain, chap. 1, in Blockchain et Droit, Dir. Franck Marmoz, 2018, Dalloz.
  3. R. Baron, M. Diss, E. Rémila, and P. Solal, A Geometric Examination of Majorities Based on Difference in Support, Social Choice and Welfare, 2015, 45:123–153.
  4. R. Baron, S. Béal, E. Rémila, P. Solal. Average Tree Solutions and the Distribution of Harsanyi Dividends. International Journal of Game Theory, 2011, 40 :331-349.
  5. R. Baron, J. Durieu, H. Haller, P. Solal. Good Neighbors are Hard to Find : Computational Complexity of Network Formation. Review of Economic Design, 2008, 12 :1-19.
  6. R. Baron, P. Solal. Le critère de stabilité stochastique en théorie des jeux évolutionnaires. Revue d’Economie Industrielle, 2006, 114-115 :141-160.
  7. R. Baron, J. Durieu, H. Haller, P Solal. Complexity and Stochastic Evolution of Dyadic Networks. Computers and Operations Research, 2006, 33 :312- 327.
  8. R. Baron, J. Durieu, H. Haller, P. Solal. Finding a Nash Equilibrium in Spatial Games is an NP-Complete Problem. Economic Theory, 2004, 23 :445-454.
  9. R. Baron, J. Durieu, P. Solal. Algorithme de Fictitious Play et cycles. Recherches Economiques de Louvain, 2003, 63 :167-181.
  10. R. Baron, J. Durieu, H. Haller, P. Solal. A Note on Control Costs and Logit Rules for Strategic Games. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2002, 12 :563-575.
  11. R. Baron, J. Durieu, H. Haller, P. Solal. Control Costs and Potential Functions for Spatial Games. International Journal of Game Theory, 2002, 31 :541-561.