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Second annual Women in Data Science conference showcases research, explores challenges
MIT News Office | March 20, 2018

Co-hosted by MIT's Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, WiDS Cambridge brings together students, academic leaders, and industry partners.

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Tamara Broderick

Tamara Broderick receives 2018 NSF CAREER Award
March 20, 2018

Tamara Broderick, ITT Career Development Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and IDSS Affiliate Faculty, has received an NSF CAREER Award for her research "Robust, scalable, reliable machine learning."

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A machine-learning approach to inventory-constrained dynamic pricing
MIT News Office | March 15, 2018

New study shows that Thompson sampling can be naturally combined with a classical linear program formulation to include inventory constraints.

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Study: On Twitter, false news travels faster than true stories
MIT News Office | March 14, 2018

Research project finds humans, not bots, are primarily responsible for spread of misleading information.

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IDSS Faculty Member Caroline Uhler Promoted to Associate Professor
March 9, 2018

IDSS faculty member Caroline Uhler has been promoted to Associate Professor without Tenure, effective July 1, 2018.

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ML 2.0: Machine learning for many
MIT News Office | March 6, 2018

Automated data science tools developed by MIT and Feature Labs deliver their first AI product.

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JDA Software collaborates with MIT to advance research in intelligent supply chains
MIT News Office | March 1, 2018

Multiyear collaboration, led by Professor David Simchi-Levi, will focus on advancing research in machine learning, optimization, and consumer behavior modeling.

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Neural networks everywhere
MIT News Office | February 23, 2018

New chip reduces neural networks’ power consumption by up to 95 percent, making them practical for battery-powered devices.

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Professor Alex Pentland Banks On Blockchain To Bring Predictive Analytics To The Masses
Forbes | February 20, 2018

For new industries like the world of crypto, the field of predictive analytics is essentially non-existent. Some believe this is the reason why cryptocurrencies are so volatile. Alex Pentland believes his company Endor holds the answer.

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Putting the brain at the center of anesthesiology
MIT News | February 16, 2018

Emery N. Brown explains how statistics and neuroscience improve anesthesiology at the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual meeting.

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