Bing caps off an exciting football season with helpful features 

Bing caps off an exciting football season with helpful features 

The 2018 NFL season started in September with 32 teams and now it’s down to just two: The Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots will face off in the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 3. This year, Bing treated football fans who followed their favorite teams to some improvements to the Bing sports answer, making it easier than...
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Bing Search Quality Insights: Minimizing Answer Defects

Back in March, Jan Pedersen explored the topic of Whole Page Relevance. In the post, he outlined how Bing ranks media objects to deliver a rich set of results that go beyond just web pages using machine learning techniques. These objects include videos, images, maps, news items and assorted media objects or what we call answers. Today, Kieran McDonald will detail how we ensure that the answers are not defective and the results match the intent of...
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Bing Search Quality Insights: Whole Page Relevance

Dr. Jan Pedersen, Chief Scientist for Core Search at Bing If you compared the results you see with Bing today with those of our search product five years ago, at first glance they might seem similar – ten blue links presented with text summaries. However, if you look closer you would see some important differences. The first thing you would notice is that many of the queries you perform today produce excellent results that would have simply...
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