Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)

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The MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory – known as CSAIL ­– pioneers approaches to computing that improve how people work, play, and learn.

MIT CSAIL serves the MIT community, the country, and society at large by creating a positive future enhanced by computer science through contributions of ideas, artifacts, and people:

•Integration of computing into the fabric of everyday life.
•Acceleration of discovery in engineering, sciences, humanities, arts, and society.
•Development of novel paradigms, models, techniques, software, and machines
•Creation of mathematical and scientific foundations for computing.
•Training students and postdoctoral researchers pursuing computer science research.


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Dertouzos Distinguished Lecture with Kate Crawford Abstract: We are living in a period of rapid acceleration for generative AI, where large language and...

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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