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City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
Swarms of robots will revolutionize many applications, from targeted material delivery to farming. However, the characteristics that make...
As advances in robotics and artificial intelligence revive concerns about the impact of automation on jobs, a question looms: How will au...
Emotional content is an important part of language. There are many use cases now showing that natural language processing is becoming an ...
Embodied voice-based agents, such as Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and Jibo, are becoming increasingly present in the home environment. For...
Data Fusion for Dynamic Traffic PredictionTraffic congestion has huge negative impacts on the productivity, health and personal live...
Thesis CitationZhang, Yan. “CityMatrix – An Urban Decision Support System Augmented by Artificial Intelligence.” Massachusetts Institute ...
View the main City Science Andorra project profile.The MIT Media Lab's City Science research group, the University of Andorra, and nation...
Andorra and the City Science research group at the MIT Media Lab are taking on the challenge of turning Andorra into an “Internationally ...
Public libraries are one of most trusted public institutions in the US and increasingly provide a broad range of education services, rang...
DIVE is a web-based data exploration system that lets non-technical users create stories from their data without writing code. DIVE ...
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
A learning framework for secure, decentralized, computationally efficient data and model sharing among multiple robot units installed at...
SPRING is a custom-built hardware and software platform for children with neuro-differences. The system automates data acquisition, optim...
Predicting Urban Performance through Behavioral Patterns in Temporal Telecom DataThis study explores a novel method to analyze diverse be...
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 ...
Understanding social-emotional behaviors in storytelling interactions plays a critical role in the development of interactive and educati...
A social robot modifies its behavior to change what you think about it!
More ocean data has been collected in the last two years than in all previous years combined, and we are on a path to continue to break t...
BayesDB is open-source AI software that lets any programmer answer data analysis questions in seconds or minutes with a level of rigor th...
Unlike traditional randomized controlled trials that generalize relationships in large groups of people, single-case experiments seek to ...
DataBasic is a suite of web-based tools that give people fun and relevant ways learn how to work with data. Existing tools focus on opera...
Media Cloud is a platform for studying media ecosystems. By tracking millions of stories published online, the system allows researchers ...
The CivilServant project supports online communities to run their own experiments on the effects of moderation practices on antisocial be...
An interactive atlas of census data for direct consumption by individual citizens.
One of the eternal challenges of economic development is how to identify the economic activities that a country, city, or region should t...
Abstract data visualizations for enhancing social interactions through clothing and augmented reality.
Tangible interactive matrix for real-time computation and 3D projection mappingThe Tactile Matrix is a system for an illuminated, machine...
Have you ever wondered what a friend would do if she was in your decision-making situation? Or thought about where a family mem...
Unconventional mixing of research fields introduces a new method to study human behavior using social robots.
This project depicts the design, deployment and operation of a Tangible Regulation Platform, a physical-technological apparatus made for ...
Project website: shelley.ai Human-AI collaborated stories: stories.shelley.ai Follow @shelley_ai to collaborate ...
The Moral Machine is a platform for gathering a human perspective on moral decisions made by machine intelligence, such as self-driving c...
Events are able to trigger our remembers and make us go deeper in our memories. When the event affects a group of people, we can say that...
Developed by Ira Winder with the MIT Centre for Transportation and Logistics, the model seeks to use real population data and create a si...
Emotion recognition modeled as a goal-directed process!
Aalto University, Finland, and the MIT Media Lab’s City Science Initiative are co-developing a version of the MIT CityScope platform for ...
What if we could look at the entire history of humanity at once? Pantheon aims to create a data-driven view of history by collecting...
An interface for smashing filter bubbles, Panorama is built to allow open, transparent, and collaborative exploration of news from a...
Early literacy plays an important role in a child's future. However, the reality is that over 57 million children have no access to a sch...
The Andorra Living Lab project combines different research topics (Tourism, Innovation, Energy & Environment, Mobility, Dynamic urban...
Growth in leisure travel has become increasingly signicant economically, socially, and environmentally. However, flexible but uncoordina...
Earlier studies proved that behavior is highly shaped and constrained by one's social networks, and demonstrated ways in which individual...
The well-known "small-world" phenomenon indicates that an individual can be connected with any other in the world through a limited numbe...
The Electome: Where AI Meets Political JournalismThe Electome project is a machine-driven mapping and analysis of public sphere content a...
This project aims to show a different picture of the data behind the news, looking at how we analyze, represent, and interact with it.&nb...
You Are Here is an experiment in microurbanism. In this project, we are creating 100 maps each of 100 different cities. Each map gives a...
This is a grassroots challenge to get friends to participate in democracy by making calls to congresspeople in all 50 states. Live phone ...
The current interface of emails is designed around time and messages, pushing people to focus on what is more recent rather than importan...
FlipFeed is a Google Chrome Extension that enables Twitter users to replace their own feed with that of another real Twitter user. Powere...
DataUSA is the most comprehensive site visualizing public data for the United States. Through interactive profiles, DataUSA makes availab...
The use of data-driven methods to examine dynamic spaces, relationships, and mechanisms within an urban environment frames the city as a ...
The goal of this project is to apply machine learning methods to model the wellbeing of MIT undergraduate students. Extensive data is obt...
Location prediction is a critical building block in many location-based services and transportation management. This project explores the...
Inspired by previous work in the field of sonification, we are building a data-driven composition platform that will enable users to map ...
In a study of human perception of music in relation to different representations of video graphics, this project explores the automatic s...
As part of our larger effort to build out a suite of tools for community organizers, we are helping to build their capacity to do their o...
This project steps beyond data visualizations to create data experiences. It aims to engage not only the analytic mind, but also the arti...
Mental wellbeing is intimately tied to both social support and physical activity. The Challenge is a tool aimed at promoting social conne...