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  • Collaborative learning — for robots

    Algorithm lets independent agents collectively produce a machine-learning model without aggregating data.

    June 25, 2014
  • Liskov named Charter Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

    February 14, 2013
  • Sharing data links in networks of cars

    A new algorithm lets networks of Wi-Fi-connected cars, whose layout is constantly changing, share a few expensive links to the Internet.

    July 5, 2012
  • Self-sculpting sand

    New algorithms could enable heaps of ‘smart sand’ that can assume any shape, allowing spontaneous formation of new tools or duplication of broken mechanical parts.

    April 2, 2012
  • Explained: Ad hoc networks

    Decentralized wireless networks could have applications in distributed sensing and robotics and maybe even personal communications.

    March 10, 2011
  • Breaking bottlenecks

    A new algorithm enables much faster dissemination of information through self-organizing networks with a few scattered choke points.

    January 11, 2011
  • Collective memory

    An MIT project provides a way to preserve information in constantly changing networks, without resorting to a shared server.

    December 10, 2010