Making sense of medical sensors
April 19, 2013Computer scientists and electrical engineers are devising algorithms that look for useful new patterns in data produced by medical sensors.
What number is halfway between 1 and 9? Is it 5 — or 3?
October 5, 2012A new information-theoretical model of human sensory perception and memory sheds light on some peculiarities of the nervous system.
Researchers amplify variations in video, making the invisible visible
June 22, 2012New software amplifies changes in successive frames of video that are too subtle for the naked eye.
The faster-than-fast Fourier transform
January 18, 2012For a large range of practically useful cases, MIT researchers find a way to increase the speed of one of the most important algorithms in the information sciences.
Willsky to receive IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award
December 16, 2009LIDS Director and EECS faculty member Alan S. Willsky has been selected to receive the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award to be presented in March 2010 at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing.
Explained: The Discrete Fourier Transform
November 25, 2009The theories of an early-19th-century French mathematician have emerged from obscurity to become part of the basic language of engineering.