August 10, 2015
If companies like Amazon and Google have their way, soon enough we will have robots air-dropping supplies from the sky. But is our software where it needs to be to move and deliver goods in the real world?
July 10, 2015
U.S. retail chains often rely on intuition in choosing which products, from a vast inventory, will sell best at stores across the nation.
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,