Microsoft Research Lab – Montréal



The Microsoft Research Montréal lab plays a fundamental role in the state-of-the art research that aims to teach machines to read, think and communicate like humans. The lab was founded in 2015 as Maluuba, and acquired by Microsoft in 2017. Located in Montréal, the fastest growing AI community in the world, the lab fosters open collaborations with partners throughout industry and academic institutions in the city and around the world.

Research in the lab focuses on machine reading comprehension, dialogue and reinforcement learning. Microsoft Research Montreal is the company’s largest natural language processing lab and each year hosts research, applied research and engineering interns from around the world.

We welcome you to join the Microsoft Research Montréal lab to help tackle reasoning, decision-making and communication in machines through groundbreaking fundamental research.

Susan Dumais, Technical Fellow and Managing Director, Microsoft Research Montréal

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