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by   -   March 21, 2017

A bio-inspired gel material developed at MIT could help engineers control movements of soft robots.

by   -   February 9, 2017

Incorporating strategies from skilled human planners improves automatic planners’ performance.

by   -   December 19, 2016
In 2016, MIT CSAIL researchers worked on a range of projects in robotics, theory, wireless technology, software systems, and other disciplines. Image: CSAIL
In 2016, MIT CSAIL researchers worked on a range of projects in robotics, theory, wireless technology, software systems, and other disciplines. Image: CSAIL

Machines that predict the future, robots that patch wounds and wireless emotion-detectors are just a few of the exciting projects that came out of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) this year. Here’s a sampling of 16 highlights from 2016 that span the many computer science disciplines that make up CSAIL.

by   -   December 16, 2016

System correlates recorded speech with images, could lead to fully automated speech recognition.

by   -   November 14, 2016

Developed at Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, “MoVR” system allows VR headsets to communicate without a cord.

by   -   November 11, 2016

“Information extraction” system helps turn plain text into data for statistical analysis.

by   -   November 10, 2016

Self-driving scooter demonstrated at MIT complements autonomous golf carts and city cars.

by   -   October 25, 2016

MIT’s James Kirtley discusses the transition from gas to electric motors and the impact these motors have had on modern technologies.

by   -   October 21, 2016
Photo: Gretchen Ertl
Photo: Gretchen Ertl

Sarah Hensley is preparing an astronaut named Valkyrie for a mission to Mars. It is 6 feet tall, weighs 300 pounds, and is equipped with an extended chest cavity that makes it look distinctly female. Hensley spends much of her time this semester analyzing the movements of one of Valkyrie’s arms.

by   -   July 11, 2016

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Robot from Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab suggests where to move patients and who should do C-sections.

by   -   June 23, 2016
Photo: Xi Jessie Yang
Photo: Xi Jessie Yang

MIT-SUTD researchers are creating improved interfaces to help machines and humans work together to complete tasks.

by   -   May 13, 2016

Robot unfolds from ingestible capsule, removes button battery stuck to wall of simulated stomach.

by   -   April 6, 2016

In a new paper, researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) present the first-ever technique for 3-D printing robots that involves printing solid and liquid materials at the same time.





European Robotics
April 3, 2015


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