May 30, 2014
One of the reasons we don’t yet have self-driving cars and mini-helicopters delivering online purchases is that autonomous vehicles tend not to perform well under pressure. A system that can flawlessly parallel park at 5 mph may have trouble avoiding obstacles at 35 mph.
March 25, 2014
Vincent Blondel, a frequent visitor to LIDS has been named Rector of Universite Catholique de Louvain - this is the highest position in one of the very important universities in Europe.
December 30, 2013
Alan Willsky receives the 2013 Society Award of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS).
November 14, 2013
Much artificial-intelligence research is concerned with finding statistical correlations between variables: What combinations of visible features indicate the presence of a particular object in a digital image? What speech sounds correspond with instances of what words?
October 8, 2013
LIDS professor Devavrat Shah and alum Jinwoo Shin are awarded the 2013 Best Publication Award by the Applied Probability Society of INFORMS for their paper
October 7, 2013
LIDS alum Jagdish Ramakrishnan was selected as a finalist for the INFORMS George B.