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Emery Brown Awarded the 2018 Dickson Prize in Science
IDSS Communications Office | December 07, 2018

The prize recognizes Brown's substantial achievements in the statistical analysis of neuronal data and his research on anesthesia.


IDSS conference explores data-disruption in the retail sector
IDSS Communication Office | October 31, 2018

Industry and academic leaders discussed how retailers are personalizing sales and delivering unique customer experiences — with the help of machi...


Model paves way for faster, more efficient translations of more languages
MIT News Office | October 30, 2018

IDSS affiliate Tommi Jaakkola and CSAIL researchers have developed a model leveraging a metric in statistics, called Gromov-Wasserstein distance,...


Suvrit Sra awarded NSF TRIPODS + X grant
IDSS Communications Office | October 11, 2018

Sra's cross-disciplinary research explores how machine learning can improve medical imaging.


Philippe Rigollet awarded NSF BIGDATA grant
IDSS Communications Office | October 10, 2018

Research uses the theory of optimal transport to address data that are whole geometric objects rather than a collection of individual points, wit...