CBMM co-hosts workshop on data representation
November 14, 2013
Improving data management, through entrepreneurship
September 9, 2013MIT adjunct professor Michael Stonebraker co-founded Vertica Systems, and other startups, that have helped improve database management.
MIT professor Erik Brynjolfsson to deliver keynote at big data conference
August 15, 2013The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation and the Accenture and MIT Alliance in Business Analytics will host the conference at the Cambridge Marriott.
How to keep wireless carriers from selling your usage data
July 29, 2013How you can opt out
Data from edX’s first course offer preliminary insights into online learning
June 10, 2013Researchers analyze page views, clickstreams and discussion threads for clues to how students learn online.
An electrical switch for magnetism
May 29, 2013MIT researchers develop a new approach to controlling the motion of magnetic domains; work could lead to low-power computer memory.
Making quantum encryption practical
May 20, 2013An MIT team that proposed a new, more-practical scheme for using quantum physics to secure data transmission has now demonstrated it experimentally.
Companies benefit from analytics
March 5, 2013Global study from MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS finds companies gain competitive edge by using analytics.
Cellphone data helps pinpoint source of traffic tie-ups
December 20, 2012Study: Congestion can be alleviated throughout a metropolitan area by altering the trips of drivers in specific neighborhoods.
Speeding algorithms by shrinking data
November 13, 2012A new approach to processing ‘big data’ creates succinct representations of huge data sets, so that existing algorithms can handle them efficiently.
MIT Libraries’ research contributes to award-winning redistricting software, DistrictBuilder
November 5, 2012Web-based resource gives citizens the opportunity to participate in the redistricting process.
MIT Auto-ID Labs launches ‘Cloud of Things’ initiative
November 2, 2012Initiative brings together academia, industry to support the development, adoption, best practices and commercial success of big-data applications in mobile retail commerce.
CSAIL research examines how smartphone apps track users
September 17, 2012Decentralized Information Group shows that many applications collect data even when 'idle'
Making Web applications more efficient
August 30, 2012A new system that automatically streamlines database access patterns can make large Web applications up to three times as fast.
Making crowdsourcing easier
August 23, 2012A new system for crowdsourcing database operations spares the user from worrying about the computational details but improves cost effectiveness.
Berger named ISCB fellow
July 16, 2012Applied mathematics, computer science professor honored for contributions in computational biology and bioinformatics.
ARTEMiS brings art to teaching of science and engineering concepts
June 4, 2012ART for Engineering, Mathematics, and Science an initiative launched last summer through MIT’s Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT).
MIT, Intel unveil new initiatives addressing ‘big data’
May 31, 2012An Intel research center based at MIT will be the cornerstone of a new research project dubbed ‘bigdata@CSAIL.’