banking and finance
internet of things
point of care
neural interfacing and control
sports and fitness
natural language processing
AlterEgo is a non-invasive, wearable, peripheral neural interface that allows humans to converse in natural language with mach...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
Machines powered by artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly mediate our social, cultural, economic, and ...
Paper Dreams explores the various modes of creativity that can be enabled by artificial intelligence.A fair amount of current research ha...
Urban populations around the world are rapidly growing. To improve livability, urban residents must reduce dependency on fossil fuels and...
Our published research findings listed below share key examples for reducing dependence on specialized medical devices, biological &...
The CivilServant project supports online communities to run their own experiments on the effects of moderation practices on antisocial be...
The Electome: Where AI meets political journalismThe Electome project is a machine-driven mapping and analysis of public sphere content a...
The problem of ethical decision making presents a grand challenge for modern AI research. Arguably the main obstacle to automating ...
In the quest towards general artificial intelligence (AI), researchers have explored developing loss functions that act as intrinsic moti...
A learning framework for secure, decentralized, computationally efficient data and model sharing among multiple robot units installed at...
Swarms of robots will revolutionize many applications, from targeted material delivery to farming. However, the characteristics that make...
Have you ever wondered what a friend would do if she was in your decision-making situation? Or thought about where a family mem...
Artificial intelligence (AI) agents in an embodied form, such as Jibo, Amazon Alexa, and Google Home, are increasingly becoming part of o...
A social robot modifies its behavior to change what you think about it!
How do we raise conscientious consumers and designers of AI?Children today live in the age of artificial intelligence. On average, US chi...
Today’s health sensors (which monitor breathing, heartbeats, steps, etc.) require their users to wear them on their bodies. In contrast, ...
ConceptNet, or Open Mind Common Sense, is a long-standing project designed to help computers understand the meanings of words that people...
We want to create immersive, personalized, and scalable digital experiences. In order to do that, we need to fundamentally rethink the wa...
Your social media. Your rules.Gobo is an experiment, not a startup. We’re building it to change the conversation on social media and imag...
Should workers worry about automation and AI?Many workers, policy makers, and researchers are asking themselves exactly this question. Bu...
We have described validation of novel machine learning architectures for designing faster, safer, and more efficacious digital medicines ...
Sleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a third of our ...
This project aims to bridge the current gap between controlled-environment agriculture and the computer vision and robotics fields. The i...
We must proactively tackle the economic, social, and societal implications that accompany the widespread deployment of AI technology. In ...
Future of clinical development is on the verge of a major transformation due to convergence of large new digital data sources, the comput...
Deep Angel is an artificial intelligence that erases objects from photographs. The algorithm is hosted on http://deepangel.media.mit...
We present Norman, world's first psychopath AI. Norman was inspired by the fact that the data used to teach a machine learning algorithm ...
We have developed a wireless system that leverages the inexpensive RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potent...
There is a deep fear that human jobs will be replaced by AI. Rather than racing against the machines, our aim is to show that a human-AI ...
Algorithmic auditing has emerged as a key strategy to expose systematic biases embedded in software platforms, yet scholarship on the imp...
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? ...
General overview:Sepsis, a life-threatening complication of bacterial infection, leads to millions of worldwide deaths requires significa...
General OverviewStaining of tissues sections using chemical and biological dyes has been used for over a century for visualizing various ...
Imaging fluorescent disease biomarkers in tissues and skin is a non-invasive method to screen for health conditions. We report an automat...
Technical summaryUnstructured learning problems without well-defined rewards are unsuitable for current reinforcement learning (RL) appro...
Complex biological systems such as brain circuits are extended 3-D structures made out of nanoscale building blocks such as proteins, RNA...
Creating long-term interpersonal interaction and shared experiences with social robots Many of our current projects explore the use ...
Unconventional mixing of research fields introduces a new method to study human behavior using social robots.
Presenting RFind, a new technology that allows us to locate almost any object with extreme accuracy by transforming low-cost, battery-fre...
An Urban Decision-Support System Augmented by Artificial IntelligenceThe decision-making process in urban design and urban planning is ou...
The Moral Machine is a platform for gathering a human perspective on moral decisions made by machine intelligence, such as self-driving c...
Trying to catch up to a rapidly advancing technology, government agencies, industry, and academia are looking for guidance and best pract...
Humans can accurately sense the position, speed, and torque of their limbs, even with their eyes shut. This sense, known as proprioceptio...
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and the MIT Media Lab are joining forces to launch a global Council on ...
Embodied voice-based agents, such as Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and Jibo, are becoming increasingly present in the home environment. For...
The Storytelling project uses machine-based analytics to identify the qualities of engaging and marketable media. By developing models wi...
Young Learner's Companion Developing robots' growth mindset and pro-curious behavior and fostering the same in young learners via lo...
Realtime detection of social cues in children’s voicesIn everyday conversation, people use what are known as backchannels to signal to so...
Machine learning model outperforms human judgementOur computational trust model is capable of predicting—above human accuracy—the degree ...
The Humanizing AI in Law (HAL) project aims to build the technical and legal foundations necessary to establish a due-pro...
Adoption of self-driving, Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) promises to dramatically reduce the number of traffic accidents, but some inevitable ...
BayesDB is open-source AI software that lets any programmer answer data analysis questions in seconds or minutes with a level of rigor th...
www.ajlunited.orgAn unseen force is rising—helping to determine who is hired, granted a loan, or even how long someone spends in prison. ...
The Gender Shades project pilots an intersectional approach to inclusive product testing for AI.Algorithmic Bias PersistsGender Shades is...
TuringBox is a platform that makes it easier for social and behavioral scientists to study Artificial Intelligence algorithms. ...
This project will support social scientists, philosophers, and policy and legal scholars who undertake research that aims to impact how a...
Since Alan Turing envisioned Artificial Intelligence (AI), a major driving force behind technical progress has been competition with huma...
There are over one million registered charities in the United States alone, and many more worldwide. How do you choose among them? M...
Project website: shelley.ai Human-AI collaborated stories: stories.shelley.ai Follow @shelley_ai to collaborate ...
Emotion recognition modeled as a goal-directed process!
Recent rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning have raised many questions about the regulatory and governance...
Given the cross-border impact of AI and related technologies, what are appropriate and workable governance mechanisms that can operate at...
Opinion aggregation on social media uses various mechanisms, such as "Likes" or thumbs-up/-down, which handle a single item at a time. I...
For centuries, across geographies, religions, and cultures, people try to innovate ways of scaring each other. Creating a visceral emotio...
ShapeBlocks is a play analytics observatory that tracks, remembers, and aids players in building traditional LEGO-style structures. As pl...