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Addressing Conflicting and Missing Data in Electronic Patient Monitoring Environments




CSAIL: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab

Faculty Supervisor:

Amar Gupta

Faculty email:


Apply by:

ASAP; preferably 2/13 for pay; and 2/25 for credit


Please send short resume listing relevant qualifications and experience to agupta@mit.edu; (617) 253-0418

Project Description

This project involves study of underlying data analytics and the creation of computational/statistical algorithms that will allow the medical personnel to efficiently understand the presence and impact of divergent or missing vital sign data for patients. The objective is to address the problem of conflicting and missing data in electronic patient monitoring and allied medical environments.


CS/Maths/Statistical background in one or more areas listed here. Previous experience of dealing with missing/conflicting data in healthcare or other domains preferred but is not essential. Ability to devote at least 10 hours per week. MULTIPLE POSITIONS