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  • On the hunt for mathematical beauty

    Alexei Borodin uses sophisticated tools to extract information from large groups.

    March 23, 2012
  • Hail to the geeks

    At this year’s MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference: cutting-edge basketball research and, yes, plenty of discussion about Jeremy Lin.

    March 6, 2012
  • Game on

    As MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference kicks off, scholars and fans have produced a growing avalanche of quantitative research.

    March 2, 2012
  • A model burster

    Researchers find the first neutron star that bursts as predicted.

    March 2, 2012
  • Explained: Sigma

    How do you know when a new finding is significant? The sigma value can tell you — but watch out for dead fish.

    February 9, 2012
  • Data mining without prejudice

    A new technique for finding relationships between variables in large datasets makes no prior assumptions about what those relationships might be.

    December 16, 2011
  • Google’s Schmidt: ‘Global mind’ offers new opportunities

    With knowledge and data, a smarter world will divide work between computers and humans, search engine executive chairman says.

    November 15, 2011
  • Institute teams dominate Clean Energy Prize

    Institute ideas win $200K top prize and all five finalist prizes, with variety of energy solutions.

    May 10, 2011
  • Strength in numbers

    At MIT’s annual sports analytics conference, owners, coaches and statistics mavens convene to ask how numbers can help increase success.

    March 8, 2011
  • Retooling algorithms

    Charles Leiserson and his team are experts at designing parallel algorithms — including one for a chess-playing program that outperformed IBM’s Deep Blue.

    February 25, 2011
  • Turning reviews into ratings

    A new system automatically combs through online reviews to provide recommendations according to unusual criteria.

    February 3, 2011
  • Crowds and Clouds: Data, sheep, and collaboration in the works of Aaron Koblin

    Delivers Abramowitz Memorial Lecture, hosted by MIT Office of the Arts

    November 17, 2010
  • Hitting the tough shots

    MBA student Peljto turns passion into projects; works behind the scenes on the sports analytics conference.

    November 1, 2010
  • Steps closer to protecting MIT's data

    October 19, 2010
  • Safeguarding data: An MIT responsibility

    To protect the personal data MIT collects and to comply with new Massachusetts regulations, a campus-wide Written Information Security Program (WISP) has been developed.

    May 4, 2010
  • Analyze this

    MIT Sloan sports analytics conference reaches mainstream

    March 9, 2010

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