Multi-granularity matching for Bing Image Search

Multi-granularity matching for Bing Image Search

Today we share more about continued evolution of Bing Image Search towards a more intelligent search engine through multi-granularity matches, improved understanding of user queries, images and webpages, as well as the relationships between them.
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Bing and React on Amazon Tablets

Bing and React on Amazon Tablets

Tablets are an important part of the Bing success story, with many users looking for the latest news, checking out sport scores and searching for entertainment. To better optimize for such user intent across devices of varying screens sizes and aspect ratios while providing fluid and aesthetically pleasing experience we at Microsoft completely redesigned the Bing homepage on Amazon Fire tablets using React + Redux.
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Intelligent Product Search and Recommendations for Fashion Retail

Intelligent Product Search and Recommendations for Fashion Retail

The ranking techniques used in Bing Ads can help fashion retailers display beautiful product ads in a cost-effective way which may also be more relevant for shoppers. By working with a prominent fashion retail partner, these techniques provided a 5.9% increase in the partner's click through rates (number of times a product is clicked over the number of times it is shown) These techniques can be extended beyond basic ad serving into other...
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Intelligent GIF Search: Finding the right GIF to express your emotions

This post describes the various machine learning techniques used in GIF search by Bing. To provide the best GIF search experience Bing employs techniques such as sentiment analysis, OCR, and even pose modeling of subjects appearing in GIF flicks to reflect subtle intent variations of your queries. Read on to find out more about how we made it work.
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Intelligent Search: Video summarization using machine learning

This blog post describes how Bing does video summarization at internet scale using machine learning. Videos account for some of the richest and most delightful content on the web. But it can be difficult to tell which cat video is really going to make you LOL. That can be a frustrating and time-consuming process and it’s why we decided to help by building a smart preview feature to improve our search results and help our users more...
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Intelligent search: Coding answers at your fingertips

Intelligent search: Coding answers at your fingertips

If you're a developer you probably read through a lot of documentation, forums and discussions to find solutions to your coding questions, learn new programming languages or master new tools. It always takes a great deal of time and energy to read through the many long threads discussing similar problems and potential solutions before finally finding that one answer. Many of us...
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Artificial intelligence + human intelligence: Training data breakthrough

Artificial intelligence + human intelligence: Training data breakthrough

At Bing, AI is the foundation of our services and experiences. If you have ever been involved in any machine learning or AI project you know that frequently the key to success is good training data (a set of labeled examples that helps train the algorithm). Getting enough high-quality training data is often the most challenging piece of building an AI-based service. Typically, data labeled by humans is of high quality (has relatively few mistakes)...
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Internet-Scale Deep Learning for Bing Image Search

At Bing we are continuously innovating to provide our users with ever better, more accurate, and more beautiful results. We routinely embrace modern advances in multiple domains such as natural language processing, computer vision and AI to provide the best experience at internet scale across billions of queries and images. Recently we talked about how semantic vectors helped improve Bing Web Search. Today we want to share how end-to-end...
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Towards More Intelligent Search: Deep Learning for Query Semantics

Deep learning is helping to make Bing’s search results more intelligent. Here’s a peek behind the curtain of how we’re applying some of these techniques. Last week, I noticed there were dates printed on my soda cans and I wanted to know what they referred to - sell by dates, best by dates or expiration dates? Searching online wasn’t so easy, I didn’t know how to phrase my search query. For instance, searching for {how...
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Bing Entity Search API Now Generally Available

Bing Entity Search API Now Generally Available

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Bing Entity Search API, which is now available in the United States and the following other markets: Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Spain and the United Kingdom.
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