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A team of Microsoft researchers, together with colleagues from Carnegie Mellon University, has created a system that uses computer vision, deep learning and language understanding to analyze images and answer questions the same way humans would.
Researchers from Microsoft and the French research organization INRIA are making public two sets of code that are part of an extensive Internet security project to create a much more secure method for implementing the Transport Layer Security (TLS).
An anthology of original stories by nine award-winning sci-fi authors inspired by the work Microsoft researchers are doing is available to everyone as a free download. Among the many topics explored are quantum computing, prediction analytics, virtual teleportation and computing that relates to emotion.
Krysta Svore and Dave Wecker discuss the implications of a recently released suite of tools that allows computer scientists to simulate a quantum computer's capabilities. "This is the closest we can get to running a quantum computer without having one," said Wecker.
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- Microsoft open sources Distributed Machine Learning Toolkit for more efficient big data research012 November 2015
- Project Catapult servers available to academic researchers012 November 2015
- Ideas blossom for using Microsoft HoloLens011 November 2015
- At Microsoft Research Asia, artificial intelligence is informing, and informed by, the human experience05 November 2015
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