News Archive 2007
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- Does Gehry's Stata Center Really Work?June 17, 2007
- Dertouzos Lecturer Series: Professor Ed LazowskaJune 16, 2007May 17, 2007 - Professor Ed Lazowska of the University of Washington gave a Dertouzos Lecturer Series Talk titled "Computer Science: Past, Present, and Future"
The National Science Foundation has created the Computing Community Consortium to engage computing researchers in an ongoing process of visioning - of imagining what we might contribute to the world, in terms that we and the...
- Web inventor gets Queen's honourJune 12, 2007
- The pit crews behind DARPA's robot raceJune 04, 2007
- Automatic and versatile publications ranking for research institutions and scholarsMay 31, 2007
- Jonathan Bachrach Collaborates with Snappy Dance Theater May 30, 2007Snappy Dance Theater celebrates its 10th anniversary with the world premiere of String Beings, a collaboration with CSAIL research scientist and new media artist Jonathan Bachrach and BSO first violinist Lucia Lin. With real-time video feedback and live musicians who become part of the sculptural choreography, the new work explores issues of social manipulation by means of Snappy's signature...
- Pacemaker may avert seizuresMay 23, 2007
- Loooooooooong DivisionMay 22, 2007
- Newsmaker: Sizing up the coming robotics revolutionMay 14, 2007
- Future doctors could monitor health through music of the patients' genesMay 05, 2007
- MIT honors humanitarian tech inventionMay 02, 2007
- Eric Mibuari '06 IT analyst founds technology center in KenyaApril 30, 2007
- Daniel Jackson to be featured in LensWork Extended April 29, 2007April 30, 2007 -
Some photos taken of the Stata Center by CSAILS Prof. Daniel Jackson will be featured this month in LensWork Extended, a publication that focuses on photography and the creative process. Some images are visible on the LensWork website. Visit http://www.lenswork.com/enhanced/lwcollection.htm and click on pdf preview for issue number 70.
- Rodney Brooks - The Past and Future of Behavior Based RoboticsApril 26, 2007
- Simpler Programming for Multicore Computers A new programming language could make it easier to write software for multicore machApril 26, 2007
- Dertouzos Lecturer Series: Professor Andrew Yao April 25, 2007April 26, 2007 - Professor Andrew Yao of the University of Tsinghua University gave Dertouzos Lecturer Series Talk titled "Modern theory of Trust-but-Verify"
- PlayStation on MIT curriculumApril 19, 2007
- CSAIL Members to perform at NEFFA, the weekend for the New England Folk Festival Association April 18, 2007CSAIL members Prof. David Karger and Dr. Karen Sollins will be performing on April 22nd, 2007 in different dance groups this weekend at NEFFA, the weekend for the New England Folk Festival Association.
Karen Sollins is a member of the Demo Team of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Boston Branch. David Karger is part of Zikukim and Sucaria, both Israeli dance groups. They are performing at...
- Five from MIT are Guggenheim FellowsApril 10, 2007
- Simile: Real World Challenges Drive Research Forward April 09, 2007April 10, 2007 - SIMILE (Semantic Interoperability of Metadata and Information in unLike Environments), a collaborative project between MIT Libraries, David Karger, professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at CSAIL, and Eric Miller, CEO of Zepheira and formerly with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is breaking down limitations in software application interactions, making search...
- Assistive robot adapts to people, new placesApril 08, 2007
- Researchers 'See' Brain DevelopmentApril 08, 2007
- For him, Scrabble is a scienceApril 08, 2007
- Nancy Lynch Named Recipient of ACM Award for Contributions to Reliability of Distributed ComputingApril 04, 2007
- MIT programmers strike goldApril 02, 2007
- Tom Greene will retire after 20 years at MITMarch 26, 2007March 26, 2007 - Until Tom Greene came to MIT 20 years ago in 1987 he always thought of his life in terms of decades, with each one ending like a chapter in a book. Two decades later, on the eve of his retirement, Greene's life no longer revolves around the same time table.
Greene smiles as he recalls the 20 years he has spent at MIT, and attributes his changing time table to the constant change...
- Imara Project: Making a Difference March 19, 2007March 20, 2007 - Aisha Walcott, a PhD candidate at MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, recently traveled to a rural farming village of Laare, Kenya. This was made possible by a MIT Public Service Center grant to work with the CSAIL sponsored Imara outreach program. Her work was at the Laare Community Technology Center (Lacotec). Lacotec was founded in 2005 by Eric Mibuari, an MIT...
- Alumni Spotlight: Lijin AryanandaMarch 19, 2007Lijin Aryananda, a recent graduate of CSAIL with Ph.D in humanoid robotics, left the Stata Center in February to pursue a post doctorate in Zurich, Switzerland. In the wake of her departure she left behind three years worth of friends, colleagues, mentors, and one special friend she built with her own hands. Mertz is an active vision robot and has been AryanandaÂ´s constant companion for the past...
- Terra Soft's Yellow Dog Linux: Taking a Power PositionMarch 19, 2007
- A Smarter Web - New technologies will make online search more intelligent--and may even lead to a "Web 3.0."March 18, 2007
- Will Machines Ever Be Conscious?March 11, 2007
- Personalized Medical MonitorsMarch 11, 2007
- The state of StataMarch 10, 2007
- New center to explore quantum information theoryMarch 08, 2007
- W3C Relaunches HTML ActivityMarch 07, 2007
- These robots are inspired by antsMarch 07, 2007
- MacVicar Day celebrates diversity in learning, teaching strategiesMarch 05, 2007
- DARPA Grand Challenge March 01, 2007March 2, 2007 - A team of 25 MIT faculty, researchers and students, in partnership with Olin College, Draper Laboratories, and Lincoln Laboratory, is working toward what could be the car of the future: a vehicle that drives itself, with people as passengers or with no human passengers at all.
- Alumni Biography: Sam MaddenMarch 01, 2007March 2, 2007 - Sam Madden '99, once an undergraduate in EECS and Masters of Engineering student at MIT, is currently enjoying the view from the other side of the desk as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Recently his job was made a little easier with the award of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship.
- 2007 CSAIL OlympicsMarch 01, 2007March 2, 2007 - During IAP (independent activities period) each year the Stata Center's typically quiet halls echo with sounds of laughter and cheering as office chairs are raced down hallways, research abstracts are launched in garbage bins, and binder-clip parachutes sail overhead.
- Tim Berners-Lee testifies before the United States House of Representatives CommitteeFebruary 28, 2007Tim Berners-Lee is testifying before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet. Chairman Edward Markey invited him as the sole witness for the first in a series on the Digital Future of the United States. Tim Berners-Lee's testimony concludes with an explanation of why we need web science:
"Progress in the...
- Victor Zue will direct CSAILFebruary 13, 2007
- Academy of Engineering elects 5 from MIT - MIT News OfficeFebruary 13, 2007
- Doug Ross, 77; developed important computer languageFebruary 09, 2007
- Mimicking How the Brain Recognizes Street ScenesFebruary 05, 2007
- Runways aid in robotic vehicle researchJanuary 18, 2007
- Imara Update January 18, 2007Laare, Kenya, January 19, 2007 - Aisha Walcott , a CSAIL graduate student, has sent back photographs from her current trip to the Laare Community Technology Centre (LACOTEC) where she is working in conjunction with CSAIL's Imara project and with support from the MIT PSC. Aisha travelled to Kenya to assist in the support of the centre and to lead the IT Awareness Day scheduled for January 27, 2007...
- It is Not Whether or Not to Audit Elections, But How, as Explained in an analysis from National Election Data ArchiveJanuary 16, 2007
- The Future of RoboticsJanuary 11, 2007
- Autonomous KayaksJanuary 07, 2007