Tag : CSAIL

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Muscle signals can pilot a robot

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Albert Einstein famously postulated that “the only real valuable thing is intuition,” arguably one of the most important keys to understanding intention and communication.  But...
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3 Questions: Tom Leighton on the major surge in internet traffic triggered by physical distancing

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With various physical distancing guidelines in place throughout the world as a means to curb the spread of Covid-19, the internet has experienced a dramatic...
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Automating the search for entirely new “curiosity” algorithms

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Driven by an innate curiosity, children pick up new skills as they explore the world and learn from their experience. Computers, by contrast, often get...
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A foolproof way to shrink deep learning models

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As more artificial intelligence applications move to smartphones, deep learning models are getting smaller to allow apps to run faster and save battery power. Now,...
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What can your microwave tell you about your health?

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For many of us, our microwaves and dishwashers aren’t the first thing that come to mind when trying to glean health information, beyond that we...
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Professor Daniela Rus named to White House science council

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This week the White House announced that MIT Professor Daniela Rus, director of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), has been selected to...
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Sprayable user interfaces

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For decades researchers have envisioned a world where digital user interfaces are seamlessly integrated with the physical environment, until the two are virtually indistinguishable from...
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Reducing delays in wireless networks

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MIT researchers have designed a congestion-control scheme for wireless networks that could help reduce lag times and increase quality in video streaming, video chat, mobile...
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System trains driverless cars in simulation before they hit the road

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A simulation system invented at MIT to train driverless cars creates a photorealistic world with infinite steering possibilities, helping the cars learn to navigate a...
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Integrating electronics onto physical prototypes

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MIT researchers have invented a way to integrate “breadboards” — flat platforms widely used for electronics prototyping — directly onto physical products. The aim is...
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“Doing machine learning the right way”

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The work of MIT computer scientist Aleksander Madry is fueled by one core mission: “doing machine learning the right way.” Madry’s research centers largely on...
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3Q: Collaborating with users to develop accessible designs

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Academic researchers and others have long struggled with making data visualizations accessible to people who are blind. One technological approach has been 3D printing tactile...
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Showing robots how to do your chores

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Training interactive robots may one day be an easy job for everyone, even those without programming expertise. Roboticists are developing automated robots that can learn...
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Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic

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Using a machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world’s most problematic...
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MIT researchers identify security vulnerabilities in voting app

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In recent years, there has been a growing interest in using internet and mobile technology to increase access to the voting process. At the same...
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“Sensorized” skin helps soft robots find their bearings

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For the first time, MIT researchers have enabled a soft robotic arm to understand its configuration in 3D space, by leveraging only motion and position...
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Automated system can rewrite outdated sentences in Wikipedia articles

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A system created by MIT researchers could be used to automatically update factual inconsistencies in Wikipedia articles, reducing time and effort spent by human editors...
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Hey Alexa! Sorry I fooled you …

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A human can likely tell the difference between a turtle and a rifle. Two years ago, Google’s AI wasn’t so sure. For quite some time,...

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