The challenge that motivates the ANA group is to foster a healthy future for the Internet. The interplay of private sector investment, public sector regulation and public interest advocacy, as well as the global diversity in drivers and aspirations, makes for an uncertain future.
We aim to better understand the features of network protocols that facilitate denial of service attacks, in order to design more robust protocols and architectures in the future and evaluate existing designs more accurately.
The goal of this project is to model the process of ‘full interpretation’ of object images, namely the ability to identify and localize all semantic features and parts that are recognized by human observers.
Data often has geometric structure which can enable better inference; this project aims to scale up geometry-aware techniques for use in machine learning settings with lots of data, so that this structure may be utilized in practice.
Data in computer science applications is typically discrete. This project aims to adapt methods from geometry and optimal transport that were designed for continuous data to applications in machine learning, computer graphics, and computer vision.
Almost every object we use is developed with computer-aided design (CAD). While CAD programs are good for creating designs, using them to actually improve existing designs can be difficult and time-consuming.
Visual recognition is affected by changes in visual appearance (pose, scale, rotation) that do not affect a scene’s semantic category. We introduce a method for using sets of traNational Science Foundationorming examples, to learn representations that are robust to these changes.
On January 15, 2019, the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) and Quest for Intelligence (QI) hosted the first MIT AI Policy Congress. The conference brought together global policymakers, technical experts, and industry executives to discuss the impact of AI across sectors, with panels on transportation and safety, manufacturing and labor, healthcare, criminal justice and fairness, national security and defense, and international perspectives.