Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS)

  • Competitive Classification, speaker Alon Orlitsky, UCSD, Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 4:15p.m. in 32-14. Reception at 3:45pm in RSA G5 Lounge. Jointly hosted with Theory of Computation.
  • Social networks have a defining impact on consumer choice, financial markets, and political decisions, and network effects are central to public health, smart power grids, urban transportation, and more. Recent technological and mathematical developments have opened the possibility of dramatically improving our understanding of how social networks carry information and influence decisions.
  • This fall, the faculty and students in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department at MIT are coming together for a new program that has created a buzz since its announcement last spring. The Advanced Undergraduate Research Program — now officially called the SuperUROP — for EECS department juniors and seniors has already enticed over 200 students with more than 100 exciting research projects proposed by the department's faculty. Read more!
  • Yury Polyanskiy has been selected to hold the Robert J. Shillman (1974) Career Development Professorship of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, as announced by EECS Department Head Anantha Chandrakasan.
  • Research in Area I: Circuits emphasizes electronic circuits and systems, microprocessor based control, and digital and analog signal processing. Design and practical implementation are emphasized. 


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