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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver listened to a question on stage Friday at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, paused for a moment, and delivered a surprising...MIT News Office From ACM News | March 6, 2019
A novel model developed by MIT and Microsoft researchers identifies instances in which autonomous systems have "learned" from training examples that don't match...MIT News From ACM News | January 28, 2019
If extraterrestrial intelligence exists somewhere in our galaxy, a new MIT study proposes that laser technology on Earth could, in principle, be fashioned into...MIT News Office From ACM News | November 7, 2018
A new machine learning technique can drastically reduce false positives in fraud-detecting technology that incorrectly flag credit card sales as suspicious.
MIT News From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2018
MIT researchers have taken a step toward solving a longstanding challenge with wireless communication: direct data transmission between underwater and airborne...MIT News Office From ACM News | August 22, 2018
Getting robots to do things isn't easy: Usually, scientists have to either explicitly program them or get them to understand how humans communicate via language...MIT News From ACM News | June 21, 2018
Observing the world's oceans is increasingly a mission assigned to autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs)—marine robots that are designed to drift, drive, or glide...MIT News From ACM News | May 14, 2018
Researchers at MIT CSAIL and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have used an interpretive method to analyze neural networks trained for machine translation...MIT News From ACM TechNews | December 11, 2017
Researchers have developed a design system to catalog the physical characteristics of a huge number of tiny cube clusters that can function as building blocks for...MIT News From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2017
When engineers design a new aircraft, they carry out much of the initial testing not on full-sized jets but on model planes that have been scaled down to fit inside...MIT News From ACM News | May 31, 2017
Most robots are programmed using one of two methods: learning from demonstration, in which they watch a task being done and then replicate it, or via motion-planning...MIT News From ACM News | May 10, 2017
The Synthetic Data Vault is a new machine-learning system that automatically creates synthetic data, which can be used in data science efforts that otherwise would...MIT News From ACM TechNews | March 6, 2017
Selecting diverse subsets from a much larger dataset promises to be much more practical using a new algorithm designed by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute...MIT News From ACM TechNews | December 19, 2016
Researchers presented a new coreset-generation technique for handling big data at the Neural Information Processing Systems conference in Barcelona, Spain.
MIT News From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2016