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

New CRISPR-based tool inserts large DNA sequences at desired sites in cells

Known as PASTE, the technique holds potential for treating a variety of diseases caused by faulty genes.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 24, 2022 ~8 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

Alzheimer’s risk gene undermines insulation of brain’s “wiring”

In people carrying APOE4, a key brain cell mismanages cholesterol needed to insulate neurons properly — another sign APOE4 contributes to disease by disrupting brain lipids.

David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory • mit
Nov. 22, 2022 ~8 min