Microsoft Research Lab – New York City

Microsoft Research Lab – New York City

“Microsoft Research New York City investigates computational social science, algorithmic economics and prediction markets, machine learning, and information retrieval. The researchers in our lab 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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Researchers at this lab work together with others in Microsoft Research and in academia to advance the state of the art in social science, both computational and behavioral, computational economics and prediction markets, machine learning, as well as information retrieval. Along with helping to answer big data questions, their research will help us to understand economic and political predictions for understanding online human behavior. This research along with their study of social sciences will help to inform the technology of the future.

 

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    William Cai

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