Internet Services Research Center (ISRC)

Established: August 8, 2009

The Internet Services Research Center (ISRC) is a specialized research group, focusing on all aspects of internet services. We see applications moving to the cloud, with Web search posing deep technical challenges, and with mobility, social networks, data mining, and system structures seeing huge changes. We work to accelerate innovations in search and ad technologies, and partner with other parts of Microsoft to rapidly deliver them to our search products, customers, and advertisers.

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Open Academic Society

Established: July 15, 2016

Microsoft Research and several academic partners have formed the Open Academic Society, with the mission to contribute to and create a shared, open and expanding knowledge graph of research and education-focused entities and relationships. Seeded by the Microsoft Academic Graph,…

Microsoft Academic Graph

Established: June 5, 2015

The Microsoft Academic Graph is a heterogeneous graph containing scientific publication records, citation relationships between those publications, as well as authors, institutions, journals, conferences, and fields of study. This graph is used to power experiences in Bing, Cortana, and in…

Microsoft Academic

Established: February 22, 2016

Microsoft Academic: Helping researchers stay on top of their game Microsoft Academic ( is an online destination that helps researchers like you connect with the most personally relevant papers, research news, conferences, people, and ideas, powered by artificial intelligence (AI)…