In the Applied Sciences teams in MSR India, we focus on pressing real-world problems in specific research domains and impactful areas. Applied Scientists abstract research problems from specific needs in different areas, and work collaboratively with researchers to develop viable technologies to solve the problems from the research perspective. We also encourage research publications and academic engagements to further the state-of-the-art.
Currently, we have Applied Sciences teams for Computational Advertising, Search and Information Retrieval, and Cloud, working on specific research problems relevant to each area. The scope of the projects in Computational Advertising encompasses Algorithms & Game Theory, Machine Learning, Information Retrieval and Privacy. We also work on a scalable distributed software platform comprising generic machine learning and optimization modules that could be used as an analytics platform in the cloud.