Small cubes with no exterior moving parts can propel themselves forward, jump on top of each other, and snap together to form arbitrary shapes.
Brief introductory video by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) of Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali as they developed their pioneering work in the fields of cryptography and complexity theory.
MIT researchers have developed an algorithm that can measure the heart rates of people depicted in ordinary digital video by analyzing imperceptibly small head movements that accompany the rush of blood caused by the heart’s contractions.
On May 19, 2013, 250 members of the MIT community gathered on Jack Barry Field with LED outfitted umbrellas as part of UP: The Umbrella Project.
Students show how household robots could use a little lateral thinking to compensate for their physical shortcomings.
A CSAIL team — graduate students Michael Rubinstein and Neal Wadhwa, alumni Eugene Shih SM '01, PhD '10 and Hao-Yu Wu MNG '12, associate professor Frédo Durand, and professors William T. Freeman and John Guttag — earned honorable mention for this video at the 10th annual ...
MIT Professor—and former Navy fighter pilot—Missy Cummings gives a talk at TEDMED 2012.
MIT researchers describe a wearable sensor system that automatically creates a digital map of the environment through which the wearer is moving.
Where other roboticists try to suppress the complex dynamics of mechanical systems, Russ Tedrake exploits them, to make control more efficient and versatile.
EMC TV is putting the spotlight on CSAIL’s new initiative bigdata@CSAIL, in a 30-minute piece on the station’s IT Insider show. Professor and CSAIL Principal Investigator Sam Madden chronicles the challenges and opportunities presented by the field and new research underway at ...
New algorithms allow an autonomous robotic plane to dodge obstacles in a subterranean parking garage, without the use of GPS.
Researchers at CSAIL have developed a handheld device that can adjust its position to precisely follow a digital plan when a user moves a router roughly around the shape to be cut.
A test run at Weymouth Naval Air Station of MIT's entry in the 2007 DARPA Grand Challenge. Team MIT is a collaborative effort between MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Department of Mechanical Engineering, ...
IMARA is an effort that has begun at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) to find viable ways of providing equal access to people in underserved populations. The overall goal of IMARA is to find and implement long-term, ...
MIT's proposal to win Track A funding for the 2007 DARPA Grand Challenge. Team MIT is a collaborative effort between MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Department of Mechanical Engineering, along with students ...
The bilateral grid is a new data structure that allows users to quickly and easily edit images and videos while respecting edges in the image. Published in SIGGRAPH 2007. More info: http://groups.csail.mit.edu/graphics/bilagrid/
Apparent ridges are a new way to represent 3D models as non-photorealistic line drawings. They produce results that are more accurate and visually pleasing than currently existing methods. Published in SIGGRAPH 2007. More info (PDF): http://people.csail.mit.edu/tjudd/apparentLines.pdf
The Pinocchio systems automatically places skeletal joints inside 3D characters. Published in SIGGRAPH 2007. More info (PDF): http://www.mit.edu/%7Eibaran/autorig/index.html
This is a new method for mapping skeletal controls to the skin of a 3D character. Our method accurately simulates deformations such as skin sliding and muscle bulging, yielding more realistic animations. Published in SIGGRAPH 2007 More info (PDF): ...
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