Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
New mathematical framework formalizes oddball programming techniques
May 22, 2012Loop perforation — speeding up programs by skipping instructions — is just one method that gets rigorous mathematical treatment in a new paper.
Faster fourier transform named one of world’s most important emerging technologies
May 7, 2012
Thwarting the cleverest attackers
May 1, 2012Savvy hackers can steal a computer’s secrets by timing its data storage transactions or measuring its power use. New research shows how to stop them.
Lynch named Athena Lecturer
April 18, 2012Professor honored for advances in distributed systems that enable dependable Internet and wireless network applications.
13 faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 17, 2012
Chips as mini Internets
April 10, 2012The data-routing techniques that undergird the Internet could increase the efficiency of multicore chips while lowering their power requirements.
New CSAIL research could help secure the cloud
March 14, 2012DARPA funding awarded to a project that aims to develop a smart, self-healing cloud computing infrastructure.
Testing unbuilt chips
March 9, 2012A new software-simulation system promises much more accurate evaluation of promising — but potentially fault-ridden — multicore-chip designs.
March 2, 2012As MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference kicks off, scholars and fans have produced a growing avalanche of quantitative research.
MITx prototype course opens for enrollment
February 13, 2012Online-learning initiative’s first offering, ‘6.002x: Circuits and Electronics,’ accepting registrants now.
The faster-than-fast Fourier transform
January 18, 2012For a large range of practically useful cases, MIT researchers find a way to increase the speed of one of the most important algorithms in the information sciences.