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bigdata@CSAIL

The Wall Street Journal has featured new research from CSAIL Principal Investigator Andrew Lo, a professor in the Sloan School of Management and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and CSAIL graduate student William Li that sheds light on the authorship of unsigned judicial opinions. Using machine learning algorithms, researchers provide new evidence that the likely authors of the Obamacare joint dissent are Justices Kennedy and Scalia.
 


NECN’s Peter Howe explains the term big data and CSAIL’s new effort in the field: bigdata@CSAIL. Check out the full clip below.



WBUR’s Curt Nickisch covered the kickoff of CSAIL’s new big data initiative on May 30, 2012 and the announcement of CSAIL as the home for the new Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data. “Intel will spend $12.5 million over the next five years to put some of its researchers in Cambridge alongside brains from MIT. And it’s not just the California chip-maker: AIG, Massachusetts’ own EMC, Thomson Reuters and SAP are all chipping in to partner with MIT,” reported Nickisch. Check out coverage on WBUR: http://www.wbur.org/2012/05/31/mit-big-data. Hear the report on NPR’s Morning Edition here: http://www.npr.org/2012/06/07/154485152/big-data-may-create-thousands-of....



The Boston Globe covered the launch of the bigdata@CSAIL initiative, the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data at CSAIL and Governor Deval Patrick’s announcement of a new effort aimed at making the state a leader in big data innovation. “Two new initiatives based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could help make Massachusetts a global center for the emerging field of “big data” — the ability to quickly dissect and understand floods of digital information,” wrote D.C. Denison for the Boston Globe. Read the full article here: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2012/05/29/mit-mass-launch-big-data-....