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  • Blog Post: Horvitz at KDD: From Data to Decisions

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies This year’s Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining ( KDD 2014 ) is themed “data science for social good.” That focus for the 20th KDD meeting moved Eric Horvitz ( @erichorvitz ) to accept an invitation to deliver a keynote address...
  • Blog Post: Conjecture Proof Leads to Pólya Prize

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies It was almost a year ago, in this space , that you might have learned the astounding news that a team of two researchers from Yale University and one from Microsoft Research had announced a proof of a riddle that had eluded mathematicians for more than half...
  • Blog Post: Two Years On, New York City Lab’s Roots Run Deep

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies It’s been two years since Microsoft Research New York City was founded—and nine months since the lab established a permanent, bespoke home in the Flatiron District, smack dab in the middle of Silicon Alley. So how have things gone so far...
  • Blog Post: Tennenholtz Receives Allen Newell Award

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Moshe Tennenholtz is an accomplished man. An Israel-based principal researcher with Microsoft Research New England , he has performed pioneering work bridging computer science, artificial intelligence, and game theory. He also has co-founded several e...
  • Blog Post: Rashid to Talk Technology at Computer History Museum

    Posted by Rob Knies On Oct. 16 in Mountain View, Calif., the Computer History Museum will host a conversation between Rick Rashid , Microsoft chief research officer and worldwide head of Microsoft Research, and John Markoff of The New York Times " href="http://www.nytimes.com/" target="_blank"...
  • Blog Post: The Big Game: Bay Area Research Competition

    Posted by Kelly Berschauer The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has a history of conducting successful student competitions during its major conferences, so it was only fitting that when Microsoft Research Connections and Microsoft Research Silicon Valley were considering hosting a similar...