Tag : MIT EECS

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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Automated system can rewrite outdated sentences in Wikipedia articles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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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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Helping machines perceive some laws of physics

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Humans have an early understanding of the laws of physical reality. Infants, for instance, hold expectations for how objects should move and interact with each...
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Better autonomous “reasoning” at tricky intersections

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MIT and Toyota researchers have designed a new model to help autonomous vehicles determine when it’s safe to merge into traffic at intersections with obstructed...
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Helping autonomous vehicles see around corners

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To improve the safety of autonomous systems, MIT engineers have developed a system that can sense tiny changes in shadows on the ground to determine...
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Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning

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Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed an interactive tool that, for the first time, lets users see and control how automated machine-learning systems work....
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MIT and U.S. Air Force sign agreement to launch AI Accelerator

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MIT and the U.S. Air Force have signed an agreement to launch a new program designed to make fundamental advances in artificial intelligence that could...
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How to tell whether machine-learning systems are robust enough for the real world

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MIT researchers have devised a method for assessing how robust machine-learning models known as neural networks are for various tasks, by detecting when the models...
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Machine learning moves popular data elements into a bucket of their own

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If you look under the hood of the internet, you’ll find lots of gears churning along that make it all possible. For example, take a...
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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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Giving keener “electric eyesight” to autonomous vehicles

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Autonomous vehicles relying on light-based image sensors often struggle to see through blinding conditions, such as fog. But MIT researchers have developed a sub-terahertz-radiation receiving...
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Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

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To diagnose depression, clinicians interview patients, asking specific questions — about, say, past mental illnesses, lifestyle, and mood — and identify the condition based on the...
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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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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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