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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research New York City: 2012 in Review

    Posted by Jennifer Chayes, managing director of Microsoft Research New York City The inaugural year of Microsoft Research New York City has been stupendous. All of us at Microsoft are thrilled with our newest lab. The lab officially opened on May 3, 2012, with the announcement of a group of 15...
  • Blog Post: Kodu Update Lets Kids Explore Mars

    Posted by Rob Knies On Nov. 26, 2011, the Mars rover Curiosity was launched from Cape Canaveral, a trip that will have taken more than eight months before Curiosity lands on the surface of the Red Planet. With excitement peaking in the days before the landing, Microsoft and NASA are using the event...
  • Blog Post: And the Oscar Goes to …

    Posted by Rob Knies Last year, David Rothschild of Microsoft Research New York City used a versatile, data-driven model to predict correctly the results of the U.S. presidential election in 50 of 51 jurisdictions—the nation’s 50 states and the District of Columbia. Given the overwhelming...
  • Blog Post: Infer.NET: Machine Learning Tailor-Made

    Posted by Rob Knies One of the featured technologies on display on April 23, the first day of Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit 2013 , was Infer.NET , a powerful, compelling .NET library from Microsoft Research Cambridge . Infer.NET is an example of model-based machine learning, as explained...