Busy GPUs: Sampling and pipelining method speeds up deep learning on large graphs

New technique significantly reduces training and inference time on extensive datasets to keep pace with fast-moving data in finance, social networks, and fraud detection in cryptocurrency.

Lauren Hinkel | MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab • mit
yesterday ~11 min

Breaking the scaling limits of analog computing

New technique could diminish errors that hamper the performance of super-fast analog optical neural networks.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
yesterday ~7 min

The task of magnetic classification suddenly looks easier

MIT undergraduate researchers Helena Merker, Harry Heiberger, and Linh Nguyen, and PhD student Tongtong Liu, exploit machine-learning techniques to determine the magnetic structure of materials.

Steve Nadis | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Nov. 28, 2022 ~9 min

Reversing the charge

Battery power from electric vehicles to the grid could open a fast lane to a net-zero future.

Leda Zimmerman | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Nov. 28, 2022 ~10 min

New device can control light at unprecedented speeds

Researchers have developed a programmable optical device for high-speed beam steering.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 28, 2022 ~9 min

Teresa Gao named 2024 Mitchell Scholar

The MIT senior will pursue postgraduate studies in computer science in Ireland.

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships • mit
Nov. 23, 2022 ~3 min

A far-sighted approach to machine learning

New system can teach a group of cooperative or competitive AI agents to find an optimal long-term solution.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 23, 2022 ~7 min

A simpler path to better computer vision

New research reveals a scalable technique that uses synthetic data to improve the accuracy of AI models that recognize images.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 23, 2022 ~7 min

Scientists unveil the functional landscape of essential genes

Researchers harness new pooled, image-based screening method to probe the functions of over 5,000 essential genes in human cells.

Nicole Davis | Whitehead Institute • mit
Nov. 21, 2022 ~6 min

How “2D” materials expand

A new technique that accurately measures how atom-thin materials expand when heated could help engineers develop faster, more powerful electronic devices.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 18, 2022 ~8 min