Data To AI Lab Reading Group

We organize a data science reading group to read, discuss, and present research broadly related to data science.


For up-to-date details and correspondence related to the reading group, request to join our mailing list. You can also email the group organizer to request to join the list if you don’t want to use a Google account.

Our regular meeting schedule is

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
MIT Stata Center, Room 32-D707

We generally meet on a biweekly basis. For up-to-date meeting information, subscribe to our calendar at right.


Please contact Micah Smith, the current organizer, with any questions.

Past Meetings

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Presenter: Lei Xu
Topic: MaskGAN: Better Text Generation via Filling in the ______ (Fedus et al, 2018)


Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Presenter: Micah Smith
Topic: Learning Features for Relational Data (Lam et al, 2018)


Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Presenter: Alicia Yi Sun
Topic: Learning to Compose Domain-Specific Transformations for Data Augmentation (Ratner et al, 2017)


Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Presenter: Lei Xu
Topic: Synthetic Data for Social Good (Howe et al, 2017)


Friday, December 8, 2017
Guest Presenter: Toshiyuki Shimono, Digital Garage, Tokyo, Japan
Topic: Make Accumulated Data in Companies Eloquent by SQL Statement Constructors


Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Presenter: Micah Smith
Topic: Decibel: The Relational Dataset Branching System (Maddox et al, 2016)


Monday, April 10, 2017
Presenter: Micah Smith
Topic: Ava: From Data to Insights Through Conversation (John et al, 2017)

Upcoming Meetings