Tag : MIT research

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Technique reveals whether models of patient risk are accurate

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After a patient has a heart attack or stroke, doctors often use risk models to help guide their treatment. These models can calculate a patient’s...
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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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Flexible yet sturdy robot is designed to “grow” like a plant

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In today’s factories and warehouses, it’s not uncommon to see robots whizzing about, shuttling items or tools from one station to another. For the most...
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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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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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Two-legged robot mimics human balance while running and jumping

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Rescuing victims from a burning building, a chemical spill, or any disaster that is inaccessible to human responders could one day be a mission for...
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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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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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Pushy robots learn the fundamentals of object manipulation

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MIT researchers have compiled a dataset that captures the detailed behavior of a robotic system physically pushing hundreds of different objects. Using the dataset —...
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System prevents speedy drones from crashing in unfamiliar areas

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Autonomous drones are cautious when navigating the unknown. They creep forward, frequently mapping unfamiliar areas before proceeding lest they crash into undetected objects. But this...

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