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Research Focus: Week of March 18, 2024

March 20, 2024
Welcome to Research Focus, a series of blog posts that highlights notable publications, events, code/datasets, new hires and other milestones from across the research community at Microsoft. Large language models (LLMs) have shown impressive capabilities, yet they still struggle with math reasoning. In a recent…
  1. Research Focus March 20, 2024

    Research Focus: Week of March 18, 2024 

    March 20, 2024

    Welcome to Research Focus, a series of blog posts that highlights notable publications, events, code/datasets, new hires and other milestones from across the research community at Microsoft. Large language models (LLMs) have shown impressive capabilities, yet they still struggle with math reasoning. In a recent…

  2. Research Focus Week of January 22, 2024

    Research Focus: Week of January 22, 2024 

    January 24, 2024

    Welcome to Research Focus, a series of blog posts that highlights notable publications, events, code/datasets, new hires and other milestones from across the research community at Microsoft. Join Microsoft Research Forum (opens in new tab) for a continuous exchange of ideas about science and technology…

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    Research Focus: Week of November 22, 2023 

    November 22, 2023

    A new deep-learning compiler for dynamic sparsity; Tongue Tap could make tongue gestures viable for VR/AR headsets; Ranking LLM-Generated Loop Invariants for Program Verification; Assessing the limits of zero-shot foundation models in single-cell biology.

  4. Research Focus: November 8, 2023 on a gradient patterned background

    Research Focus: Week of November 8, 2023 

    November 8, 2023

    Welcome to Research Focus, a series of blog posts that highlights notable publications, events, code/datasets, new hires and other milestones from across the research community at Microsoft. Generating both plausible and accurate full body avatar motion is essential for creating high quality immersive experiences in…

  5. Research Focus: October 25th

    Research Focus: Week of October 23, 2023 

    October 25, 2023

    In this issue: Kosmos-2.5: A Multimodal Literate Model; Can vine copulas explain complex relationships of weather variables; New system accelerates the adaptive training process; Structural inequalities and relational labor in the influencer industry.

  6. Microsoft Research Focus 24 | Week of September 11, 2023

    Research Focus: Week of September 11, 2023 

    September 13, 2023

    In this issue: Efficient polyglot analytics on semantic data aids query performance; generative retrieval for conversational question answering improves dialogue-based interfaces; a new tool uses ML to address capacity degradation in lithium-ion batteries.

  7. Microsoft Research Focus 19 | Week of July 3, 2023

    Research Focus: Week of July 3, 2023 

    July 7, 2023

    In this issue: A new study looks at engineers’ views on hybrid work; prompt engineering adds context and specificity to generative AI models; Overwatch learns code edit patterns to aid developers; a Qlib update addresses financial market challenges.

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