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    • Nanoseconds for the masses 

      VanWyk, Eric (Eric Judson) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      High precision voltage measurement has become a hidden part of our daily lives. Our phones, our wearables, and even our household appliances now include precision measurement capability that rivals what was once only ...
    • Nanostructure fabrication by electron and ion beam patterning of nanoparticles 

      Kong, David Sun, 1979- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
      Two modes of energetic beam-mediated fabrication have been investigated, namely focused ion beam (FIB) direct-writing of nanoparticles, and a technique for electrostatically patterning ionized inorganic nanoparticles, ...
    • Narrative guidance of interactivity 

      Galyean, Tinsley Azariah (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
    • Natural language and spatial reasoning 

      Tellex, Stefanie, 1980- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
      Making systems that understand language has long been a dream of artificial intelligence. This thesis develops a model for understanding language about space and movement in realistic situations. The system understands ...
    • Navigating a spatialized speech environment throught simultaneous listening within a hallway metaphor 

      Maher, Brenden Courtney, 1966- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
    • Nervebox : a control system for machines that make music 

      Cavatorta, Andrew Albert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
      The last 130 years of musical invention are punctuated with fascinating musical instruments that use the electromechanical actuation to turn various natural phenomena into sound and music. But this history is very sparse ...
    • Net-PPI : mapping the human interactome with machine learned models 

      Schreiber, Kfir (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      The miracle of life is only possible thanks to a wide range of biochemical interactions between assortments of molecular agents. Amidst these agents, which enable all cellular activities, proteins are undoubtedly among the ...
    • Network exploration effects in machine and human groups 

      Calacci, Dan (Daniel Matthew) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      It's long been known that humans, like many animals, exhibit patterns of behavior that appear to balance exploration of new opportunity and resources with exploitation of already-found safe bets. Humans seem to leverage ...
    • Networked Playscapes : redefining the playground 

      Navarro, Edwina Portocarrero (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      In recent years the world became mostly urban, communication untethered and objects surpassed humans connected to the Internet. We are being shaped by the intersection of urbanization and ubiquitous computing. "Smart Cities" ...
    • Networked tactics for gender representation in the news 

      Matias, J. Nathan (Jorge Nathan) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
      This thesis presents research on gender disparities in online news, followed with three open source designs that attempt to address those disparities. Open Gender Tracker is a platform that applies automated gender analysis ...
    • New expressive percussion instruments 

      Aimi, Roberto Mario, 1973- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
      This thesis presents several new percussion instruments that explore the ideas of musical networks; playing, recording, and developing musical material; continuous control over rhythm and timbre; pressure sensing; and ...
    • New frontiers of expression through real-time dynamics measurement of violin bows 

      Young, Diana S. (Diana Santos), 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
      The violin has long been admired as one of the most beautiful, complex, and challenging musical instruments. With its capacity for nuance, richness of tone, and flexibility of range, its expressive qualities have been ...
    • New materials for teaching computational thinking in early childhood education 

      Smith, Kimberly, S.M. (Kimberly Ann) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      The need for computer science education is greater than ever. There are currently over 500,000 unfilled computer science jobs in the United States and many schools do not teach computer science in their classrooms. Computers ...
    • News and education : creation of "The Classroom Chronicle" 

      Kortekaas, L. Mark (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
    • News Matter : embedding human intuition in machine intelligence through interactive data visualizations 

      Rubinovitz, Yasmine (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      In this era of luxurious information, we are free to access as many news stories as we want. However, news is so abundant that people don't have the time to consume all of it, nor the time to select which stories they want ...
    • NewsComm--a hand-held device for interactive access to structured audio 

      Roy, Deb Kumar, 1969- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
    • NewsTalk--a speech interface to a personalized information agent 

      Herman, Jeffrey Alan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
    • NewsTime--a graphical user interface to audio news 

      Horner, Christopher D. (Christopher Demetri) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
    • Next generation CAT system 

      Kim, Jaewon, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
      Two novel techniques for future CAT system are presented. Transmission descattering is a singleshot method to differentiate unscattered and scattered components of light transmission through a scattering material. ...
    • Non-verbal signals for grounding in embodied conversational agent 

      Nakano, Yukiko I., 1963- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
      In face-to-face conversation, speakers present non-verbal signals collateral with verbal information. Nodding and gazing at a speaker are known to provide positive feedback from listeners, which contributes to establishing ...