Microsoft Research New York City, founded in May 2012, collaborates with academia and other Microsoft Research labs to advance the state of the art in computational and behavioral social sciences, computational economics and prediction markets, machine learning, and information retrieval. This research will help in understanding of online human behavior and inform the technology of the future. Learn more...
From the Director
"Microsoft Research New York investigates computational and experimental social science, algorithmic economics and prediction markets, machine learning, and information retrieval. The lab collaborates closely with Microsoft Research New England and the rest of Microsoft Research to extend state-of-the-art work in these areas. The researchers in our lab also interact deeply with the vibrant academic and tech communities in the New York metropolitan area. Our primary goal is to advance the state of the art in interdisciplinary research, and our research also enhances Microsoft products and services, through direct transfer of technology and through impact on Microsoft strategy."
— Jennifer Chayes, Managing Director, Microsoft Research New England and Microsoft Research New York City
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- Large-Scale Machine Learning
- Interactive Machine Learning
- Information Retrieval
- Algorithmic Economics and Market Design
- Behavioral and Empirical Economics
- Prediction Engines
- Computational Social Science
- Online Experimental Social Science
- Microsoft Research Debuts N.Y.C. Lab
On May 3, Microsoft Research announced the creation of its newest lab, this one located in New York City.