April 8, 2015
What do data scientists and social scientists have in common? Not nearly enough — yet.
November 14, 2014
Devavrat Shah’s group at MIT’s Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) specializes in analyzing how social networks process information.
October 21, 2014
Scientists have crunched data to predict crime, hospital visits, and government uprisings — so why not the price of Bitcoin?
October 1, 2014
The following email was sent to faculty and staff associated with the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) by Ian A. Waitz, dean of the School of Engineering, and Munther A. Dahleh, acting director of the Engineering Systems Division.
Dear LIDS Colleagues,
September 20, 2014
Prof. Dimitri Bertsekas is the 2014 winner of the Khachiyan Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society.
August 21, 2014
In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that fleets of flying robots might serve as autonomous messengers that shuttle packages to custom