Microsoft Research: 2012 in Review

From speech-to-speech real-time translation breakthroughs to solving worldwide health issues with advanced biometrics, learn how our researchers in labs across the globe are advancing computer science. 

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Asia

Managing Director Hsiao-Wuen Hon also highlights the lab's tight connection with the Asian academic community.

Asia 2012 research highlights >>

 

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India

Managing Director Dr. P Anandan notes that five papers at STOC were among this year's highlights.
India 2012 research highlights >>

 

Advanced Technology Labs Cairo

Lab Director Hussein Salama discusses his team's focus on Bing search in Arab countries, among other accomplishments.
ATL Cairo research highlights >>

 

Advanced Technology Labs Europe

Lab Director Francois Dumas discusses how business-scenario based research is a central tenet of the lab's research.
ATL Europe research highlights >>

 

Microsoft Research Cambridge

Managing Director Andrew Blake says Georges Gonthier's work towards a formal proof of the Feit-Thompson Theorem is not the only landmark research being done at the lab.
Cambridge 2012 research
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New England

Managing Director Jennifer Chayes, who also manages the NYC lab, says the New England lab, among other highlights, boasts the leading social media researchers worldwide.
New England 2012 research
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Station Q

Managing Director Michael Freedman notes how Station Q research transcends the architecture of quantum computers.
Station Q 2012 research
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New York City

Managing Director Jennifer Chayes, who also manages the New England lab, highlights the broad scope and numerous achievements of the lab since its official opening on May 3.
New York City 2012 research highlights >>

 

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Silicon Valley

Managing Director Roy Levin highlights erasure code research that is finding its way into multiple Microsoft products.
Silcon Valley 2012
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eXtreme Computing Group

Lab Managing Director Surajit Chaudhuri says 2012 was a banner year across all of XCG's technical areas: data platform and analytics, security, cloud systems and hardware-software co-design.
XCG 2012 research highlights >>

 

 

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Redmond

Managing Co-Directors Eric Horvitz and Yi-Min Wang highlight notable research that has been integrated into a multitude of user experiences, as well as the numerous projects addressing social, health and environmental challenges.
Redmond 2012 research
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