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MIT News | February 25, 2021

Driving on the cutting edge of autonomous vehicle tech

Leveraging research done on campus, student-run MIT Driverless partners with industry collaborators to develop and test autonomous technologies in real-world racing scenarios. Sertac Karaman, IDSS core faculty, serves as an advisor to the team.

Mar 02
IDSS Distinguished Seminar Series

Thinking Outside Disciplinary Boundaries: Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public Policy

Brigitte Madrian (Brigham Young University)
March 2, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mar 03
LIDS & Stats Tea Talks

LIDS & Stats Tea Talk – Raj Agrawal (CSAIL)

Raj Agrawal (CSAIL)
March 3, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 04
Online events

UTEC-IDSS MicroMasters in Statistics and Data Science Webinar

March 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mar 05
Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

Detection Thresholds for Distribution-Free Non-Parametric Tests: The Curious Case of Dimension 8

Bhaswar B. Bhattacharya (University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School)
March 5, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 09
LIDS Seminar Series

Balancing Covariates In Randomized Experiments Using The Gram–Schmidt Walk

Daniel Spielman (Yale)
March 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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