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Charlie DeTar Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-525 DescriptionNon-hierarchical, participatory, consensus-based decision making has seen an explosion in popul...

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August 8, 2013
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Thesis Defenses

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Stefanie Tellex Thesis Defense

LocationE14-525 DescriptionMaking systems that understand language has long been a dream of artificial intelligence. This thesis develops...

Thursday
July 22, 2010
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Thesis Defense: David Merrill on Gestural Interaction

LocationWiesner Room DescriptionThe graphical user interface has become the de facto metaphor for most of our diverse activities using co...

Monday
September 15, 2008
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Ben Waber Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, Bartos Theatre (E15, Lower Level) DescriptionThe goal of this thesis is to show that social support created throug...

Tuesday
April 5, 2011
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Daniel E. Smalley Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-525 DescriptionIn this dissertation Daniel Smalley describes the development of a new integrated-optics platfo...

Monday
July 22, 2013
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Dawei Shen Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionInformation markets benefit the communities they serve by facilitating electronic distributed e...

Thursday
April 12, 2012
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Thesis Defense: Fulu Li

LocationWiesner Room DescriptionIn this thesis we lay the foundations for a distributed, community-based computing environment to tap the...

Monday
April 27, 2009
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Javier Hernandez Rivera Thesis Defense

Chronic psychological stress carries a wide array of pathophysiological risks.

Thursday
August 13, 2015
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Philip DeCamp Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionThis dissertation will examine what a first person viewpoint means in the context of data visua...

Monday
July 30, 2012
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Arthur Petron Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, Bartos E15-070 DescriptionThe prosthetic socket, the mechanical interface between an amputated residuum and an ext...

Wednesday
December 16, 2015
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Angela Chang Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab (E14-633) DescriptionThis thesis presents TinkRBooks, interactive storybooks that support parent-child storytelling...

Monday
July 25, 2011
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David Sengeh Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionFor people living with limb amputation, the prosthetic socket – the interface between the resid...

Monday
December 14, 2015
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Philipp Robbel Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionMany problems of economic and societal interest in today's world involve tasks that are inheren...

Monday
September 28, 2015
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Wei Pan Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionThis dissertation’s main contribution is a new methodology, Reality Hedging, to use big-data dr...

Thursday
September 4, 2014
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Giovanni Talei Franzesi Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, Bartos E15-070 DescriptionNeuronal action potentials (‘spikes’) are thought to be the fundamental units of informa...

Friday
April 15, 2016
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Yadid Ayzenberg Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionState of the art technology has made it possible to monitor various physiological signals for p...

Wednesday
October 21, 2015
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Akane Sano Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionThis thesis designs and carries out a series of studies, which collect multi-modal data from we...

Thursday
August 13, 2015
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Daniel Leithinger Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionShape displays render digital content as dynamic physical shapes. They enable multiple users to...

Tuesday
July 7, 2015
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Roy Shilkrot Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionWearable computers are becoming a widespread reality. Driven by a human quest for sensorial ult...

Thursday
July 2, 2015
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Sigurour Orn Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater E15-070 DescriptionAs robots move out of factory floors and into human environments, out from safe ...

Friday
April 18, 2014
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James Barabas Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-525 DescriptionWe are surrounded by visual reproductions: computer screens, photographs, televisions, and coun...

Wednesday
November 6, 2013
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Adam Whiton Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-525 DescriptionSartorial Robotics is a method of merging fashion theory and robotics through the design and de...

Monday
September 23, 2013
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Dustin Smith Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-525 DescriptionReferring expressions with vague and ambiguous modifiers, such as “a quick visit” and “the big ...

Wednesday
August 28, 2013
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Peter Torpey Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-525 DescriptionMedia Scores provide a theoretical and technical means to orchestrate multiple modalities in th...

Friday
August 9, 2013
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Benjamin Mako Hill Thesis Defense

LocationE14-525, MIT Media Lab DescriptionAlthough some examples of Internet-based collaborative "peer production"— like Wikipedia and Li...

Wednesday
July 31, 2013
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Ian Eslick Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-244 DescriptionNearly one quarter of US adults read patient-generated health information found on blogs, forum...

Friday
July 26, 2013
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Todd Farrell Thesis Defense

Location6th Floor E14 DescriptionIn this thesis Todd Farrell will present a novel algorithm that studies the role of extrinsic versus int...

Tuesday
May 14, 2013
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Michael Lapinski Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-525 (Nagashima Conference Room) DescriptionHumanity's desire to capture and understand motion started in 1878 ...

Monday
June 10, 2013
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Polychronis Ypodimatopoulos Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 (6th Floor) DescriptionNavigating both our personal and professional life has evolved into a knowledge-int...

Tuesday
September 25, 2012
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Karen Brennan Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, Building E14, 6th Floor DescriptionWe live in a computational culture—a culture in which we are surrounded by comp...

Thursday
October 4, 2012
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Marcelo Coelho Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, Nagashima Conference Room, E14-525 DescriptionAt the boundary between people, objects, and spaces, we encounter a ...

Thursday
September 6, 2012
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Ryan Chin Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab (E14-633) DescriptionThis thesis examines the environmental benefits created by the manufacture, distribution, and ...

Friday
August 31, 2012
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Andres Monroy-Hernandez Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionThis work describes a framework for the design and study an online community of amateur creator...

Wednesday
August 1, 2012
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Drew Harry Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionWe have long assumed that being face-to-face is the best environment for social interaction. Bu...

Tuesday
July 24, 2012
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Wu-Hsi Li Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionIn this dissertation research, we explore ways of using audio on AR applications, as it is espe...

Tuesday
August 7, 2012
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Ernesto C. Martinez-Villalpando Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionThe loss of a limb is extremely debilitating. Unfortunately, today's assistive technologies are...

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Jaewoo Chung Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionPeople can easily become mindless in their decision-making and become disengaged from their sur...

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Kwan Hong Lee Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionIt is an open question how our day-to-day decisions will be affected by the always-on connectio...

Friday
September 2, 2011
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Aaron Zinman Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionEvery day, millions of people encounter strangers online. We read their medical advice, buy the...

Thursday
July 14, 2011
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Bo Morgan Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionA system built on a layered reflective cognitive architecture presents many novel and difficult...

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August 17, 2011
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Noah Vawter Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionThis dissertation describes the research, development and reasoning behind a family of musical ...

Friday
June 10, 2011
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Peter Schmitt Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionThe digital revolution has fundamentally changed our lives by giving us new ways to express our...

Tuesday
April 26, 2011
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Ming-Zher Poh Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionEpilepsy is a neurological disorder that predisposes individuals to have recurrent, unprovoked ...

Tuesday
May 17, 2011
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Taemie Kim Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionDistributed collaboration is often more challenging than co-located collaboration, as many of t...

Friday
April 15, 2011
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Hyung-il Ahn Thesis Defense

LocationE14-525 DescriptionSubjective and affective elements are well-known to influence human decision making. This dissertation present...

Thursday
July 8, 2010
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Cati Vaucelle Thesis Defense

LocationE14-633 DescriptionTangible Media as an area has not explored how the tangible handle is more than a marker or place-holder for d...

Thursday
July 15, 2010
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Amon Millner Thesis Defense

LocationE14-525 DescriptionMillner's research efforts focus primarily on two areas: (1) developing engaging technological tools that prom...

Friday
August 6, 2010
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Adam Boulanger Thesis Defense

LocationE14-633 DescriptionThe nature of healthcare is changing. It has to, given oft-cited population growth, staggering costs, and dama...

Friday
July 30, 2010
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Shaundra Bryant Daily Thesis Defense

LocationE14-525 DescriptionEmpathy is a core ingredient to caring and successful relationships. The ability to perceive and respond to an...

Wednesday
July 7, 2010
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Mat Laibowitz Thesis Defense

LocationE14-633 DescriptionIn today's digital era, elements of anyone's life can be captured, by themselves or others, and be instantly b...

Tuesday
January 26, 2010
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Amit Zoran Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-240 DescriptionHybrid reAssemblage is a design gestalt that lies at the cross-section of digital design practi...

Friday
July 12, 2013
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Kenny Cheung Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-648 (Silverman Skyline Room) DescriptionThis work seeks to demonstrate the applicability of a digital material...

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Aithne Pao Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E15-341 DescriptionRecent advances in display technologies have moved computing onto physical surfaces, such as th...

Thursday
December 18, 2014
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Santiago Alfaro Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E15-341 DescriptionDigital Synesthesia is the concept of using sensors and mobile technology to create a user expe...

Thursday
October 30, 2014
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Elly Jessop Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionPerforming artists have frequently used technology to sense and extend the body’s natural expre...

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Elliott Hedman Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionOver the course of six years, Elliott Hedman brought ambulatory psychophysiology into a variety...

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Ankur Mani Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E15, Bartos Theater DescriptionHow different are the characteristics of societies that are constrained to local in...

Friday
September 13, 2013
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Nan-Wei Gong Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-244 DescriptionWe live in a world where everyday artifacts are designed and augmented as media interfaces. Tec...

Wednesday
July 24, 2013
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Anthony Zorzos Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater DescriptionTo deliver light to the brain for neuroscientific and neuroengineering applications like...

Thursday
May 16, 2013
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William Lark, Jr. Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab (E14-648), Silverman Skyline room DescriptionGrowing populations, an increasing middle-class, and rapid urbanizatio...

Thursday
August 30, 2012
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Sajid Sadi Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionSince the time of the first philosophers, logic and observed human behavior have stood somewhat...

Monday
September 10, 2012
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Nadav Aharony Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-525 DescriptionA key challenge of data-driven social science is the gathering of high quality multi-dimensiona...

Friday
December 16, 2011
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Rony Kubat Thesis Defense

LocationMIT Media Lab, E14-633 DescriptionThe proliferation of inexpensive video recording hardware and enormous storage capacity has ena...