30 January 2011

Microsoft Academic Search

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Microsoft Academic Search is a project that was pushed forward by Microsoft Research Asia and it serves as a custom search engine for all kinds of computer science  academic research papers. Previously it was something mostly used internally by Microsoft Research investigators and employees all around the world.

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From it you can explore 8,150,567 publications from 6,136,913 authors so far. Making it a great resource for computer science researchers everywhere.

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The site itself got a obvious Bing-like flavor to it as I am sure its intentional, so there should be no problem for anyone finding its way around it, as everything is well organized and pleasant looking to boot.

Now that it is a public offering, it is time to put it to good use, so check it out.

*Update*

Here is a video showing Microsoft Academic Search that was brought to my attention thanks to a comment in this post. The video focuses in the silverlight enhanced parts of the site. good stuff.

 

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2 comments :

Anonymous said...

http://bit.ly/hj00Wo has a video to show the features of Microsoft Academic Search.

Avatar X said...

@Anon

Thanks a lot for pointing me to that video. i have now added it to the post.

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