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  • 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: The Research Behind Kinect

    Posted by Rob Knies Over the last few months, I’ve published a series of feature stories to outline the contributions Microsoft Research has made to the groundbreaking Kinect for Xbox 360 product, which Guinness World Records has dubbed the fastest-selling consumer electronic device ever...
  • Blog Post: More Research Contributions to Windows Phone Translation

    Posted by Rob Knies Recently, I wrote about Microsoft Research contributions to the new Translator App for Windows Phone , available for free download on Windows Phone Marketplace . Some of them, anyway. As it turns out, the story goes a bit deeper than the earlier post was able to convey. Since...