Tag : MIT electrical engineering and computer science

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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Automated system can rewrite outdated sentences in Wikipedia articles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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Giving cryptocurrency users more bang for their buck

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A new cryptocurrency-routing scheme co-invented by MIT researchers can boost the efficiency — and, ultimately, profits — of certain networks designed to speed up notoriously...
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Using artificial intelligence to enrich digital maps

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A model invented by researchers at MIT and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) that uses satellite imagery to tag road features in digital maps could...
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How to verify that quantum chips are computing correctly

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In a step toward practical quantum computing, researchers from MIT, Google, and elsewhere have designed a system that can verify when quantum chips have accurately...
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How well can computers connect symptoms to diseases?

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A new MIT study finds “health knowledge graphs,” which show relationships between symptoms and diseases and are intended to help with clinical diagnosis, can fall...
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Tool predicts how fast code will run on a chip

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MIT researchers have invented a machine-learning tool that predicts how fast computer chips will execute code from various applications.   To get code to run as...
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Model beats Wall Street analysts in forecasting business financials

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Knowing a company’s true sales can help determine its value. Investors, for instance, often employ financial analysts to predict a company’s upcoming earnings using various...
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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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Producing better guides for medical-image analysis

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MIT researchers have devised a method that accelerates the process for creating and customizing templates used in medical-image analysis, to guide disease diagnosis.   One...
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How to design and control robots with stretchy, flexible bodies

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MIT researchers have invented a way to efficiently optimize the control and design of soft robots for target tasks, which has traditionally been a monumental...
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Bot can beat humans in multiplayer hidden-role games

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MIT researchers have developed a bot equipped with artificial intelligence that can beat human players in tricky online multiplayer games where player roles and motives...
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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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Using math to blend musical notes seamlessly

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In music, “portamento” is a term that’s been used for hundreds of years, referring to the effect of gliding a note at one pitch into...
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Recovering “lost dimensions” of images and video

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MIT researchers have developed a model that recovers valuable data lost from images and video that have been “collapsed” into lower dimensions. The model could...
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How cities can leverage citizen data while protecting privacy

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India is on a path with dual — and potentially conflicting — goals related to the use of citizen data. To improve the efficiency their municipal...
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MIT’s fleet of autonomous boats can now shapeshift

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MIT’s fleet of robotic boats has been updated with new capabilities to “shapeshift,” by autonomously disconnecting and reassembling into a variety of configurations, to form floating...
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Artificial intelligence could help data centers run far more efficiently

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A novel system developed by MIT researchers automatically “learns” how to schedule data-processing operations across thousands of servers — a task traditionally reserved for imprecise,...
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Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making

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MIT computer scientists are hoping to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making, by automating a key step that’s usually done by...

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