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  • Blog Post: Celebrating Excellence at POPL 2013

    Arrivederci, Roma: As the 40th ACM Principles of Programming Languages conference ( POPL 2013 ) drew to a close on Friday, January 25, 2013, I was struck by how much it was a celebration of excellence, and I was pleased that Microsoft Research could play a big part in that. With three of our labs represented—Cambridge...
  • Blog Post: Conference in Beijing Spotlights Programming Languages

    Performance, architecture, execution, bugs, and programs: these words are heard time and again in the context of a major computer science conference. So it was in Beijing this month at PLDI 2012 , the conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation. Terminology and accompanying innovative...
  • Blog Post: New Forum Promotes Computer Science and Mathematics

    Each year, the Association for Computing Machinery ( ACM ) presents the A.M. Turing Award , widely considered the “Nobel Prize of computer science.” As ACM’s European chairman, I had the privilege of signing an agreement that will extend the influence of Turing Award recipients in the...
  • Blog Post: Computer Science Research Tools Excite Faculty at SIGCSE

    From March 9-12, a group of Microsoft researchers had their wares on display at SIGCSE 2011 , this year's annual convention of the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education ( ACM SIGCSE ). Held in Dallas, SIGCSE 2011 attracted some 1,200 participants from...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Web N-gram Services: Expanded Availability, New API

    During the Association for Computing Machinery's 33rd annual SIGIR Conference, on July 19-23, 2010 in Geneva, Microsoft Research is announcing enhancements to the Microsoft Web N-gram Services, available free via a cloud-based platform. Microsoft Research created Microsoft Web N-gram Services to help...
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