Sometimes you are these conferences and you answer pretty standard questions ask in unique ways, which are fun.  Then every once in awhile you get a question that surprises me in that the number of people who use the technology is not very large.  This is the case with Infer.net.

Check out this framework for running Bayesian inference in graphical models.  See the link:

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/cambridge/projects/infernet/default.aspx

Especially useful if you are trying to get a project done for your economics class or similar, this might be just the thing to get you from a C to a B or B to an A.

  1. Tutorials and Examples can be found at:
  2. Analysis for Mixed Membership Stochastic Block Model, which can be used on social networks like Twitter:

Check out the depth of capabilities of this interesting tool.