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  • Blog Post: Shotton Receives Young Researcher Accolade

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies In early June, Jamie Shotton received a most welcome email from Ramin Zabih, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and chair of the IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Technical Committee. Zabih had the responsibility to let a gifted...
  • Blog Post: Blake’s Gibbs Lecture Focus: Machines That See, Powered by Probability

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Eighty years ago, Albert Einstein was invited to deliver the 11th installment of the Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture , established by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) in 1923 to give the public insight into the intricacies of mathematics and its applications...
  • Blog Post: Filtering Web Images Effectively

    Posted by Rob Knies You’re looking for a photo of a flower. Not just any photo—it needs to be horizontal in shape. And not just any flower—it needs to be a purple flower. What do you do? You could perform a conventional image search on the web. There are lots of flowers out there—lots...
  • Blog Post: Exciting New Research in Merry Olde England

    Posted by Rob Knies A scintillating portion of Microsoft Research Cambridge ’s Sept. 27 event supporting the 20th anniversary of Microsoft Research came during a late-afternoon panel discussion entitled Old World, NUI World: The Future of Digital Interaction. The panel included Shahram Izadi...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research Cambridge: 2012 in Review

    Posted by Andrew Blake, managing director of Microsoft Research Cambridge As ever, at the core of Microsoft Research Cambridge ’s work is participation in academic research across the world. Our publication activity is too prolific to detail, but we regularly hit the top conferences and journals...
  • Blog Post: Fitzgibbon’s Research Reaps Silver Dividend

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Research success can be characterized in any number of ways. It might be by the cleverness of an algorithm. It might be by paper citations, or product contributions, or helping to develop disruptive technologies. Sometimes, though, having a successful...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research Cambridge: Year in Review

    Posted by Andrew Blake, managing director of Microsoft Research Cambridge The latest in a series of posts from the directors of Microsoft Research’s labs worldwide, this one from Andrew Blake from Microsoft Research Cambridge . It’s been quite a year, not least because it was my first...
  • Blog Post: The Bright Future of Machine Learning

    Posted by Rob Knies Unlocking the future—that was the theme Rick Rashid , Microsoft chief research officer, used to close his opening remarks April 23 during the first day of the Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit 2013 . The event, held at Microsoft’s Le Campus site in Issy...