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  • The faster-than-fast Fourier transform

    For 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.

    January 18, 2012
  • Putting the squeeze on data

    In work that could make it easier to handle huge data sets, MIT researchers improve data compression's fidelity without sacrificing speed

    December 21, 2009
  • Explained: The Discrete Fourier Transform

    The theories of an early-19th-century French mathematician have emerged from obscurity to become part of the basic language of engineering.

    November 25, 2009