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Unlocking marine mysteries with artificial intelligence

2017-12-15 news.mit.edu 2,012 artificialintelligence

In MIT’s class 2.680 (Unmanned Marine Vehicle Autonomy, Sensing and Communications), students develop “intelligent” software that enables marine robots to explore the Charles River.
Gearing up for the internet of things

2017-11-27 news.mit.edu 1,405

MIT workshop brings together academia and industry to explore how to prepare next-generation 5G wireless for machine-to-machine communication within the internet of things.
How neural networks think

2017-10-20 news.mit.edu 900

A general-purpose analytic technique devised by MIT researchers can reveal the inner workings of neural networks trained to perform natural-language-processing tasks.
Personalized “deep learning” equips robots for autism therapy

2018-06-27 news.mit.edu 788 healthtech

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab outfit therapy robots with a type of personalized machine learning to help children with autism learn how to process emotions.
New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning

2019-06-26 news.mit.edu 773 artificialintelligence fintech MachineLearning Gen Iot

MIT researchers’ probabilistic programming system, Gen, is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field.
Engineers design artificial synapse for “brain-on-a-chip” hardware

2018-01-26 news.mit.edu 742

MIT engineers have designed an artificial synapse for “brain-on-a-chip” hardware, a major stepping stone toward portable artificial intelligence devices.
Artificial intelligence senses people through walls

2018-06-12 news.mit.edu 719 ai artificialintelligence BigData

RF-Pose, a wireless smart-home system from the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, could monitor diseases and help the elderly “age in place.”
Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning

2019-05-31 news.mit.edu 677 MachineLearning AutoML

ATMSeer is an interactive visualization tool for users to see and control algorithms and hyperparameters of machine-learning (AutoML) systems. The work was developed by researchers in the MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), and Zhejiang University.
School of Science welcomes three new professors this spring

2018-01-26 news.mit.edu 575

New faculty join the School of Science departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. Their research spans mental health and decision making, climate change, ocean modeling, glaciers, online prediction, machine learning, and deep learning.
Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic

2020-02-20 news.mit.edu 562 bigdata artificialintelligence Antibiotic

Using a new machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful antibiotic that can kill a wide range of species of pathogenic bacteria, including some that are resistant to all known antibiotics.
MIT and SenseTime announce effort to advance artificial intelligence research

2018-02-28 news.mit.edu 561 AI

MIT and SenseTime today announced that SenseTime, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, is joining MIT's efforts to define the next frontier of human and machine intelligence.
Machine-learning system tackles speech and object recognition, all at once

2018-09-18 news.mit.edu 512 MachineLearning

MIT researchers have developed a machine-learning model that highlights objects in an image as their described in audio captions in real-time. The work is out of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).
Using machine learning to hunt down cybercriminals

2019-10-09 news.mit.edu 507 artificialintelligence MachineLearning cybersecurity

A new machine-learning system developed by researchers at MIT CSAIL and UCSD identifies “serial hijackers” of internet IP addresses.
Machines that learn language more like kids do

2018-10-31 news.mit.edu 443 MIT

MIT researchers have developed a semantic parser that closely mimics a child’s language-acquisition process by observing captioned videos, with no other information, and associates the words with recorded objects and actions, which could enable better human-robot interactions.
Revolutionizing everyday products with artificial intelligence

2018-06-01 news.mit.edu 428 MachineLearning NeuralNetwork

MIT researchers in mechanical engineering are using AI and machine learning technologies to enhance the products we use in everyday life.
Study finds gender and skin-type bias in commercial artificial-intelligence systems

2018-02-12 news.mit.edu 423 Bias

A new paper from the MIT Media Lab's Joy Buolamwini shows that three commercial facial-analysis programs demonstrate gender and skin-type biases, and suggests a new, more accurate method for evaluating the performance of such machine-learning systems.
An AI system for editing music in videos

2018-07-05 news.mit.edu 414 ai artificialintelligence Datascience

Given a video of a musical performance, CSAIL’s deep-learning system can make individual instruments louder or softer.
Neural networks everywhere

2018-02-19 news.mit.edu 389

Special-purpose chip that performs some simple, analog computations in memory reduces the energy consumption of binary-weight neural networks by up to 95 percent while speeding them up as much as sevenfold.
Computer systems predict objects’ responses to physical forces

2017-12-14 news.mit.edu 335

Computer systems developed by MIT researchers and their colleagues predict objects’ responses to physical forces — and may help explain how humans do the same.
Using machine learning to estimate risk of cardiovascular death

2019-09-12 news.mit.edu 333 bigdata DataScience

A team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) came up with a machine learning model that can estimate, from the electrical activity of their heart, a patient’s risk of cardiovascular death.