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    • T Talk : a local communication channel for subway riders 

      Teng, Chao-Ming, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
      The goal of T Talk, is to utilize the tens of minutes of subway waiting time everyday as an opportunity for reading and appreciation of the complexity and diversity of the city, and developing an awareness of and social ...
    • TablaNet : a real-time online musical collaboration system for Indian percussion 

      Sarkar, Mihir, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
      Thanks to the Internet, musicians located in different countries can now aspire to play with each other almost as if they were in the same room. However, the time delays due to the inherent latency in computer networks (up ...
    • Taking advantage of distributed multicast video to deliver and manipulate television 

      Christakos, Constantine Kleomenis, 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
      Protocols exist to scalably multicast data to any number of clients. Scalability problems exist because some systems unacceptably increase the load on the server as more clients are added. Scalability can be achieved by ...
    • taking charge : optimizing urban charging infrastructure for shared electric vehicles 

      Subramani, Praveen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
      This thesis analyses the opportunities and constraints of deploying charging infrastructure for shared electric vehicles in urban environments. Existing electric vehicle charging infrastructure for privately owned vehicles ...
    • Talking in circles : representing place and situation in an online social environment 

      Kartofel, Roy Alexis Rodenstein, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
      This thesis presents work focused on the creation of a sociable space for communication online. Sociable communication requires the ability to converse with others using simple and meaningful mechanisms, supporting flexibility ...
    • Talking machines : democratizing the design of voice-based agents for the home 

      Singh, Nikhita (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      Embodied voice-based agents, such as Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Jibo, are becoming increasingly present in the home environment. For most people, these agents represent their first experience living with artificial ...
    • Tangible interfaces for interactive point-of-view narratives 

      Mazalek, Alexandra, 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
      This thesis presents three storytelling systems for interactive point-of- view narratives using tangible interface technology. The focus is the design and development of computational story models and interfaces that enable ...
    • Tangible interfaces for remote communication and collaboration 

      Brave, Scott Brenner, 1973- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
    • Tangible programming bricks : an approach to making programming accessible to everyone 

      McNerney, Timothy S (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
      Thanks to inexpensive microprocessors, consumer electronics are getting more powerful. They offer us greater control over our environment, but in a sense they are getting too powerful for their own good. A programmable ...
    • Targeted read-out, analysis, and control to elucidate dynamic-emotional processing 

      Allen, Brian D. (Brian Douglas) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
      Many psychological disorders, such as panic disorder, are episodic in nature, with unpredictable onsets and similarly unpredictable durations. That the severe symptoms of these disorders come in waves rather than remain ...
    • A taxonomy of situated language in natural contexts 

      Shaw, George Macaulay (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      This thesis develops a multi-modal dataset consisting of transcribed speech along with the locations in which that speech took place. Speech with location attached is called situated language, and is represented here as ...
    • Teacher's LAB : a platform for teacher learning 

      Peretti, Jonah H (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
      The Teacher's LAB software application is a development platform for innovative classroom activities. Educators can use the tool to construct and share representations of their day-to-day classroom practices. Through the ...
    • Teaching machines about emotions 

      Felbo, Bjarke (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      Artificial intelligence algorithms are becoming an increasingly important part of human life with many chat bots and digital personal assistants now interacting directly with us through natural language. Such human-computer ...
    • Technological interventions to detect, communicate and prevent sexual assault 

      Mohan, Manisha (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      Every 98 seconds, a person in the United States is sexually abused. Every 16 hours, a woman in the United States is murdered by her romantic partner or ex-partner. Sexual abuse, assault, and harassment are regarded as some ...
    • Telebug : a playful link between child and toy 

      Redin, Maria S. (Maria Soledad), 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
      Telebug is a prototype toy that directly connects with a child and their environment to respond in a meaningful way. To better understand and connect with the child, Telebug uses an array of wireless sensors. To respond ...
    • Television meets Facebook : social networking through consumer electronics 

      Baca Del Rosario, Mariana Cristina (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      This thesis explores how the merging of ubiquitous consumer electronics and the sociable web improve the user experience of these devices, increase the functionality of both, and help distribute content in a more sociable ...
    • Telling tales : a new way to encourage written literacy through oral language 

      Ananny, Michael J. (Michael Joseph), 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
      This thesis presents a new approach and a new interface to let children practice written literacy skills using oral language. Specifically, I argue that language composition is learned by practicing a set of cognitive ...
    • Temporal typography : characterization of time-varying typographic forms 

      Wong, Yin Yin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
    • Tensor photography : exploring space of 4D modulations inside traditional camera designs 

      Marwah, Kshitij (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
      Light field photography has gained a significant research in the last two decades: today, commercial light field cameras are widely available demonstrating capabilities such as post-capture refocus, 3D photography and view ...
    • Thin slices of interest 

      Madan, Anmol P. (Anmol Prem Prakash) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
      In this thesis we describe an automatic human interest detector that uses speech, physiology, body movement, location and proximity information. The speech features, consisting of activity, stress, empathy and engagement ...