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
August 4, 2014
Kuang Xu received his Ph.D. in June 2014 from the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at MIT. Dr. Xu was selected as a recipient of the 2014 Dimitris N.
July 30, 2014
LIDS alum Kush Varshney is the winner of the KDD “Best Social Good Paper”.
July 25, 2014
Much artificial-intelligence research addresses the problem of making predictions based on large data sets. An obvious example is the recommendation engines at retail sites like Amazon and Netflix.