banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
natural language processing
sports and fitness
point of care
Advancing human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Space Exploration Initiative
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Be inspired by Rohit Prasad, SVP and Head Scientist, Alexa AI, Amazon, Tye Brady, Chief Technologist, Amazon Robotics, Dilip Kumar, VP, Phy…
A Counting is an ongoing series of software-generated live-streamed sound and video works composed of an evolving neverending count fr…
Freedom Radio (in development) is an ongoing participatory artwork collecting multilingual thoughts and expressions of freedom across natio…
CommunityLM is a research program from MIT Center for Constructive Communication (CCC) and MIT Media Lab. We are devoted to developing soci…
In an effort to design alternatives to opinion-based discourse at scale online that exploded with polarization, toxicity, and misinformatio…
Video has evolved from an esoteric production to the default means of online and broadcast communication. We accept a wrong or lengthy vide…
The goal of this project is to develop techniques to remove identifying information from wearable and phone data to protect patients’ priva…
MIT Center for Constructive Communication
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
We want to create immersive, personalized, and scalable digital experiences. In order to do that, we need to fundamentally rethink the way …
ConceptNet, or Open Mind Common Sense, is a long-standing project designed to help computers understand the meanings of words that people u…
We live in a world of personified conversational assistants (agents). We interact with these agents in our daily lives such as smart speake…
Automatic emotion recognition has become a well-established machine learning task in recent years. The sensitive and subjective nature of e…
In collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, we are conducting a clinical trial exploring objective methods for assessing depressi…
Parents often select schools by relying on subjective assessments shared by other parents—which are increasingly becoming available on scho…
What is ELSA?ELSA is an AI-powered chatbot that acts as an empathetic companion, encouraging users to talk about their day through a form o…
Jiang, Hang, Sairam Gurajada, Qiuhao Lu, Sumit Neelam, Lucian Popa, Prithviraj Sen, Yunyao Li, and Alexander Gray. "LNN-EL: A Neuro-Symbolic Approach to Short-text Entity Linking." ACL (2021).
Media filter bubbles sacrifice shared reality amongst US citizens. We aim to burst these echo chambers by presenting short, automatically s…
Cate McQuaid talks to Ekene Ijeoma about his work, including the Black Mobility and Safety Seminar
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to The New York Times about “A Counting,” a participatory art project
Language analysis reveals possible reinforcement of race- and income-based achievement gap.
In “normal” times, the process of voting can be confusing enough for many Americans -- from whether and where they’re registered, to absent…
People speak as many as 800 languages in New York alone. With A Counting, Ekene Ijeoma aims to represent every single one.
Each Scholar was chosen based on their innovative research and demonstrated leadership within their respective fields.
Wearable Wisdom: An Intelligent Audio-Based System for Mediating Wisdom and AdviceHaving good mentors and role models is important for pers…
The RadioTalk corpus includes speech recognition transcripts sampled from talk radio broadcasts in the United States between October of 201…
Doug Beeferman, William Brannon, and Deb Roy. (2019). RadioTalk: A large-scale corpus of talk radio transcripts. In Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH 2019). Graz, Austria.
Bias by us envisions a future of media diversity by understanding the bias of today.Our work seeks to understand how the US media ecos…