Microsoft Research is a proud Gold Sponsor of this year’s International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), taking place in the beautiful city of Lille, France. For more than 20 years, Microsoft has been at the forefront in building state of the art ML advances for our products and services. If you are attending ICML this week, please stop by the Microsoft booth to chat with our researchers. You can learn about the amazing work we are doing in this field and catch demos of Project Oxford, Azure ML and more, and also learn about opportunities to work in ML across the company.
A number of Microsoft researchers are presenting papers at the conference, they include:
Microsoft is also a proud sponsor of the Women in Machine Learning breakfast, co-located with ICML, on the morning of July 8th. The breakfast is designed to facilitate networking and mentoring for women in ML, with specified table topics ranging from advice on career planning to establishing collaborations.
We are also hosting a networking social on the evening of July 8th. Complimentary light bites and drinks will be provided. Details and the link to RSVP can be found here: https://msftsocialaticml.eventbrite.com.
Last but certainly not least, we would like to recognize Chris J.C. Burges, Research Manager and Principal Researcher in Microsoft Research’s Machine Learning Intelligence Group. Chris and his co-authors will receive the Test of Time Award at this week’s ICML conference for the 2005 paper, Learning to Rank Using Gradient Descent.
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