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Microsoft India working on 'robust location search'

Microsoft India Development Centre (MSIDC) and Microsoft Research India (MSR India) have collaborated to work on Robust Location Search – which helps solve problems that arise when users search for addresses. Started as a research project at MSR India and now being developed by MSIDC as a feature of Microsoft’s Live Search Maps service, Robust Location Search takes a radically new approach to location search by using keywords to find places, rather than commonly used address rules, to answer queries. This enables relevant results regardless of the address type and structure and ...