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Identifying artificial intelligence “blind spots”

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A novel model developed by MIT and Microsoft researchers identifies instances in which autonomous systems have “learned” from training examples that don’t match what’s actually...
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Democratizing data science

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MIT researchers are hoping to advance the democratization of data science with a new tool for nonstatisticians that automatically generates models for analyzing raw data....
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AI, the law, and our future

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Scientists and policymakers converged at MIT on Tuesday to discuss one of the hardest problems in artificial intelligence: How to govern it. The first MIT...
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Fortifying the future of cryptography

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As a boy growing up in a small South Indian village, Vinod Vaikuntanathan taught himself calculus by reading books his grandfather left lying around the...
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Customizing computer-aided design

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MIT researchers have devised a technique that “reverse engineers” complex 3-D computer-aided design (CAD) models, making them far easier for users to customize for manufacturing...
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Building site identified for MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing

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MIT has identified a preferred location for the new MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing headquarters: the current site of Building 44. The new...
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Why some Wikipedia disputes go unresolved

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Wikipedia has enabled large-scale, open collaboration on the internet’s largest general-reference resource. But, as with many collaborative writing projects, crafting the content can be a...
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Machine-learning system could aid critical decisions in sepsis care

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Researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have developed a predictive model that could guide clinicians in deciding when to give potentially life-saving drugs...
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Machines that learn language more like kids do

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Children learn language by observing their environment, listening to the people around them, and connecting the dots between what they see and hear. Among other...
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Fleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers

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Finding lost hikers in forests can be a difficult and lengthy process, as helicopters and drones can’t get a glimpse through the thick tree canopy....
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Model paves way for faster, more efficient translations of more languages

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MIT researchers have developed a novel “unsupervised” language translation model — meaning it runs without the need for human annotations and guidance — that could lead...
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Cryptographic protocol enables greater collaboration in drug discovery

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MIT researchers have developed a cryptographic system that could help neural networks identify promising drug candidates in massive pharmacological datasets, while keeping the data private....
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A step toward personalized, automated smart homes

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Developing automated systems that track occupants and self-adapt to their preferences is a major next step for the future of smart homes. When you walk...
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Automated system identifies dense tissue, a risk factor for breast cancer, in mammograms

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Researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an automated model that assesses dense breast tissue in mammograms — which is an independent risk...
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Model helps robots navigate more like humans do

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When moving through a crowd to reach some end goal, humans can usually navigate the space safely without thinking too much. They can learn from...
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Smoothing out sketches’ rough edges

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Artists may soon have at their disposal a new MIT-developed tool that could help them create digital characters, logos, and other graphics more quickly and...
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Helping computers fill in the gaps between video frames

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Given only a few frames of a video, humans can usually surmise what is happening and will happen on screen. If we see an early...
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Machine-learning system tackles speech and object recognition, all at once

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MIT computer scientists have developed a system that learns to identify objects within an image, based on a spoken description of the image. Given an...
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Reducing false positives in credit card fraud detection

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Have you ever used your credit card at a new store or location only to have it declined? Has a sale ever been blocked because...
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More efficient security for cloud-based machine learning

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A novel encryption method devised by MIT researchers secures data used in online neural networks, without dramatically slowing their runtimes. This approach holds promise for...

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