Computer searches telescope data for evidence of distant planets | MIT News

Machine-learning system uses physics principles to augment data from NASA crowdsourcing project.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
March 29, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  machine-learning  astronomy  artificial-intelligence  big-data  research  school-of-engineering  school-of-science  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  planetary-science  space-astronomy-and-planetary-science  eaps  earth-and-atmospheric-sciences

Political Methodology Lab to dig deep into new kinds of data | MIT News

Founder Teppei Yamamoto designs new tools to comprehend political behavior transformed by digital technology.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
Feb. 15, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  social-media  politics  big-data  policy  social-sciences  research  government  behavior  democracy  technology-and-society  political-science  shass  voting-and-elections

3Q: Daron Acemoglu on technology and the future of work | MIT News

"We need to look to the past in the face of modern innovations in machine learning, robotics, artificial intelligence, big data, and beyond," says the economist.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
Feb. 1, 2018 ~5 min

Tags:  machine-learning  artificial-intelligence  big-data  economics  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  faculty  3-questions  shass

Startup makes labs smarter | MIT News

Platform connects individual pieces of lab equipment, compiles data in the cloud for speedier, more accurate research.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 25, 2018 ~9 min

Tags:  internet-of-things  startups  big-data  pharmaceuticals  sensors  drug-development  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  alumniae  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  software  bioengineering-and-biotechnology

From undisciplined to interdisciplinary | MIT News

Math professor Philippe Rigollet, once a “not very disciplined” student, moves between computer science and statistics.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 21, 2018 ~9 min

Tags:  machine-learning  mathematics  big-data  profile  research  school-of-science  computer-science-and-technology  faculty  idss

Can computers help us synthesize new materials? | MIT News

Machine-learning system finds patterns in materials “recipes,” even when training data is lacking.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 21, 2017 ~9 min

Tags:  machine-learning  artificial-intelligence  big-data  manufacturing  research  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse

Auto-tuning data science: New research streamlines machine learning | MIT News

A new automated machine-learning system performs as well or better than its human counterparts — and works 100 times faster.

MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems • mit
Dec. 19, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  machine-learning  big-data  research  school-of-engineering  computer-science-and-technology  laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids  computer-modeling

How neural networks think | MIT News

General-purpose technique sheds light on inner workings of neural nets trained to process language.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 8, 2017 ~7 min

Tags:  machine-learning  artificial-intelligence  big-data  data  research  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail

Wearable device reveals consumer emotions | MIT News

Startup’s stress sensor tracks users’ unconscious responses to products and experiences.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
July 12, 2017 ~9 min

Tags:  health  startups  big-data  industry  research  sensors  medical-devices  behavior  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  alumniae  education-teaching-academics  film-and-television  wearable-sensors

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