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Restructuring the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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As part of the founding of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), the largest...
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Autonomous system improves environmental sampling at sea

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An autonomous robotic system invented by researchers at MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) efficiently sniffs out the most scientifically interesting — but...
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Self-transforming robot blocks jump, spin, flip, and identify each other

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Swarms of simple, interacting robots have the potential to unlock stealthy abilities for accomplishing complex tasks. Getting these robots to achieve a true hive-like mind...
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Deep learning with point clouds

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If you’ve ever seen a self-driving car in the wild, you might wonder about that spinning cylinder on top of it.  It’s a “lidar sensor,”...
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Computer-aided knitting

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The oldest known knitting item dates back to Egypt in the Middle Ages, by way of a pair of carefully handcrafted socks. Although handmade clothes...
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Teaching artificial intelligence to create visuals with more common sense

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Today’s smartphones often use artificial intelligence (AI) to help make the photos we take crisper and clearer. But what if these AI tools could be...
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Teaching artificial intelligence to connect senses like vision and touch

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In Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s book “Blind Assassins,” she says that “touch comes before sight, before speech. It’s the first language and the last, and...
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Toward artificial intelligence that learns to write code

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Learning to code involves recognizing how to structure a program, and how to fill in every last detail correctly. No wonder it can be so...
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Q&A: Phillip Isola on the art and science of generative models

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If you’ve ever wondered what a loaf of bread would look like as a cat, edges2cats is for you. The program that turns sketches into images of cats...
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Mathematics Professor Bonnie Berger honored with ISCB Senior Scientist Award

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Bonnie Berger, the Simons Professor of Mathematics at MIT, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the International Society for Computational Biology Senior Scientist...
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3Q: Aleksander Madry on building trustworthy artificial intelligence

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Machine learning algorithms now underlie much of the software we use, helping to personalize our news feeds and finish our thoughts before we’re done typing....
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MIT-created programming language Julia 1.0 debuts

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After years of tinkering, the dynamic programming language Julia 1.0 was officially released to the public during JuliaCon, an annual conference of Julia users held recently in...
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Model improves prediction of mortality risk in ICU patients

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In intensive care units, where patients come in with a wide range of health conditions, triaging relies heavily on clinical judgment. ICU staff run numerous...
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Holding law-enforcement accountable for electronic surveillance

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When the FBI filed a court order in 2016 commanding Apple to unlock the iPhone of one of the shooters in a terrorist attack in...
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Constantinos Daskalakis wins prestigious Nevanlinna Prize

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Constantinos (“Costis”) Daskalakis, an MIT associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and principal investigator at the Computer Science and Artificial...
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Applying machine learning to challenges in the pharmaceutical industry

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MIT continues its efforts to transform the process of drug design and manufacturing with a new MIT-industry consortium, the Machine Learning for Pharmaceutical Discovery and...
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CSAIL launches new initiative for financial technology

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Recent advances in automating and digitizing financial services has largely changed how we use technology to make fiscal decisions. As infrastructure and operations are changing...

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