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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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Three from MIT are named 2020 fellows of the IEEE

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Among the newly selected 2020 class of fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) are three members of the MIT community: Hari...
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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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Bringing artificial intelligence and MIT to middle school classrooms

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In the age of Alexa, YouTube recommendations, and Spotify playlists, artificial intelligence has become a way of life, improving marketing and advertising, e-commerce, and more....
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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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Finding a good read among billions of choices

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With billions of books, news stories, and documents online, there’s never been a better time to be reading — if you have time to sift...
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Boston-area girls discover a passion for coding

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“My goal is to make computing ‘normal’ for girls,” says Sabina Chen from Lincoln Laboratory’s Advanced Capabilities and Systems Group, who led a workshop that...
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Differences between deep neural networks and human perception

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When your mother calls your name, you know it’s her voice — no matter the volume, even over a poor cell phone connection. And when...
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This object-recognition dataset stumped the world’s best computer vision models

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Computer vision models have learned to identify objects in photos so accurately that some can outperform humans on some datasets. But when those same object...
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Intelligent Towing Tank propels human-robot-computer research

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In its first year of operation, the Intelligent Towing Tank (ITT) conducted about 100,000 total experiments, essentially completing the equivalent of a PhD student’s five...
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Using computers to view the unseen

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Cameras and computers together can conquer some seriously stunning feats. Giving computers vision has helped us fight wildfires in California, understand complex and treacherous roads...
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Paul McEuen delivers inaugural Dresselhaus Lecture on cell-sized robots

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Functional, intelligent robots the size of a single cell are within reach, said Cornell University Professor Paul McEuen at the inaugural Mildred S. Dresselhaus Lecture...
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Bryan Reimer receives human factors innovator award

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MIT Research Engineer Bryan Reimer recently received the Jack A. Kraft Innovator Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). Reimer directs a multidisciplinary...
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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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3 Questions: Dan Huttenlocher on the formation of the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

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Since beginning his position in August, Dean Dan Huttenlocher has been working on developing the organizational structure of the new MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College...

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