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Database Conference Attracts Worldwide Experts

Paris, June 15, 2004 — Many of the top researchers in database systems from around the world gathered in Paris, France for the SIGMOD/PODS conference last week. They met to share information about innovations to advance the state-of-the art in the field. The latest research results from several members of Microsoft Research were presented, including those from Surajit Chaudhuri, Vivek Narasayya, Nicolas Bruno, Kaushik Chakrabarti, Chris Meek, and Jim Gray. Philip Bernstein participated in a…

June 2004

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Location, Location, Location

By Suzanne Ross, Writer, Microsoft Research Isn’t it always about location, dahling? The Internet tribe might say, ‘not in our backyard, the Web is a wild frontier without borders and laughs at geography.’ But if you’ve ever searched the Web for a service available in your local area, or wanted to get local news and weather on your portal site without having to wade through the personalization feature, or thought it would be nice if…

July 2001

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