September 1, 2015
At the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems in September, members of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) and their colleagues will describe an experiment conducted over six days at a large public garden in Singapore, in which self-driving golf cart
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?