Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

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June 28, 2024

Study reveals why AI models that analyze medical images can be biased

These models, which can predict a patient’s race, gender, and age, seem to use those traits as shortcuts when making medical diagnoses.

June 20, 2024

Arvind, longtime MIT professor and prolific computer scientist, dies at 77

The dedicated teacher and academic leader transformed research in computer architectures, parallel computing, and digital design, enabling faster and more efficient computation.

June 5, 2024

A technique for more effective multipurpose robots

With generative AI models, researchers combined robotics data from different sources to help robots learn better.

June 5, 2024

QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2024-25

Ranking at the top for the 13th year in a row, the Institute also places first in 11 subject areas.

May 3, 2024

QS World University Rankings rates MIT No. 1 in 11 subjects for 2024

The Institute also ranks second in five subject areas.

May 3, 2024

Three from MIT named 2024-25 Goldwater Scholars

Undergraduates Ben Lou, Srinath Mahankali, and Kenta Suzuki, whose research explores math and physics, are honored for their academic excellence.

April 19, 2024

To build a better AI helper, start by modeling the irrational behavior of humans

A new technique can be used to predict the actions of human or AI agents who behave suboptimally while working toward unknown goals.

Doctoral Thesis: Learning Low-level Priors from Images for Inference and Synthesis

By: Prafull Sharma Supervisors: Bill Freeman, Fredo Durand