The Machine Learning and Perception group is one of the major research groups at Microsoft Research Cambridge. Its research broadly aims at structure and exploiting structure in real-world data sets, with applications such as matchmaking in online gaming, intelligent image processing, web search and analysis of DNA data.
The Computer Vision group has an exciting research agenda around the topics of human body tracking, image and video editing, object class recognition, medical image analysis, and the theory of large-scale optimisation. An example of our recent success is the award-winning work on skeletal tracking in Microsoft’s Kinect.
The group has embedded researchers and developers from a number of Microsoft product groups in the area of online services. Collaborative research areas include information retrieval for Bing, SharePoint, Yammer, auction design and optimisation for adCenter, and recommendation systems for Xbox Live.
Every year, we welcome several interns in the Machine Learning and Perception group. To apply for an internship, please refer to the Cambridge Lab Intership Program page.
What former interns have said:
“An inspiring place to work — lots of clever people and exciting research!”
— Timothy Hospedales, Intern 2007, Microsoft Research Cambridge
- The Machine Learning and Perception Group has vacancies from time to time. We are always interested to hear from outstanding scientists, especially recent PhDs, but also established researchers. For further information please contact Chris Bishop.
- Please refer to the research area pages and the homepages of individual group members.
- Machine Learning and Perception
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