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SAP-NUS collaboration to help students prepare for the digital economy

10 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

SAP and NUS have signed an agreement to help enterprises and students become better positioned in today’s digital economy. Under this three-year agreement, SAP and NUS will deepen the understanding of business process management and the interconnection with data analytics through graduate and undergraduate programmes.

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ShareInvestor buys 15pc stake in InvestingNote

09 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

ShareInvestor, the financial internet media and technology company and subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), has acquired a 15 per cent stake in Investing Note Pte Ltd (InvestingNote) with an investment of S$150,000. Founded in 2014, InvestingNote is a social network site which incorporates innovative technologies to enable interaction amongst retail investors in Singapore and in the region. The project is currently incubated by Singapore Infocomm Technology (SiTF) and NUS’ Furnace.

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Automatically converting videos, photos into 3D

29 May 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

In a contribution for TODAY’s Science section, Associate Professor Ng Teck Khim from the Department of Computer Science explains the benefit of computer-vision technology, which can be used to automatically process photographs or videos so that the physical measurements of objects in the scene can be computed and their 3D shapes recovered.

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COSMIC technology licensed by industry collaborator Sypher Labs

12 May 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty

12 May 2015 - A geo-tracking technology developed by COSMIC (Centre of Social Media Innovations for Communities) called the Method for Real-Time Error-Bounded and Delay-Bounded Map Matching has been licensed by start-up Sypher Labs, their industry collaborator.

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PM Lee Hsien Loong posts source code for sudoku solver. Experts give their take

06 May 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Commenting on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's Facebook post on a source code he created to solve sudoku puzzles, senior lecturer Aaron Tan from the Department of Computer Science said it showed the programmer's mastery of logic and design methodology.

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Team BumbleBee Wins SAUVC 2015

05 May 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

5 May 2015 – Team BumbleBee Underwater Autonomous Vehicle (BBAUV), made up of NUS Computing and Engineering students, once again won first place at the Singapore Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge this year.

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Using smartphone location data without infringing privacy

01 May 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

In a contribution to TODAY's Science section, Associate Professor Stephane Bressan of the Department of Computer Science and his team have developed a method that allows the massive amounts of data stored in smartphones to be used for macro-level planning purposes without compromising the privacy of individuals.

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A/P Ben Leong receives NUS Outstanding Educator Award

30 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

30 April 2015 – Associate Professor Ben Leong was a recipient of the Outstanding Educator Award at the NUS University Awards that was held last Friday at the University Cultural Centre.

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Start-ups need ‘more than ideas and vision’

29 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Sypher Labs, a spin-off company of the Media Management Research Lab managed by Associate Professor Roger Zimmermann from the Department of Computer Science, is in the pilot programme which encourages more local companies to adopt technologies developed at NUS.

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Alumni win BattleHack Singapore with ‘Smart’ Medicine Jars

21 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

21 April 2015 – A team of four NUS alumni beat 37 other teams at BattleHack Singapore with Jarvis, a medication supply management app that they developed during the 24-hour hackathon in late March.

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Quek Yang Sheng wins 2015 SCS IT Youth of the Year Award

20 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

20 April 2015 – First year Computer Science student Quek Yang Sheng was awarded the Singapore Computer Society’s 2015 IT Youth of the Year award at the annual IT Leader Awards, in early March.

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Four First Year NUS Computing Students Win The Great Nabu Challenge

08 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

8 April 2015 – First year NUS Computing students Ronald Kan Wai Leong (Information Systems), Tan Boon Jun (Information Systems), Nicholas Ooi Hsien Loong (Electronic Commerce) and Goh Yuan Tat (Computer Science) are the first place winners of The Great Nabu Challege,

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The Great Nabu Challenge

06 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

 

First year NUS Computing students Ronald Kan Wai Leong (Information Systems), Tan Boon Jun (Information Systems), Nicholas Ooi Hsien Loong (Electronic Commerce) and Goh Yuan Tat (Computer Science) are the first place winners of The Great Nabu Challege, a hackathon that began with a briefing at the end of September 2014 and concluded recently with its Grand Finals at the IDA Labs@HQ at the end of March this year.

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NUS duo win New York 2015 Smart Cities Hackathon

02 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

2 April 2015 – Two students from the NUS Overseas College New York City programme were the overall winners of the New York 2015 Smart Cities Hackathon that was held early March.

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NUS Computing students win DBS Hackathon 2015

19 March 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

19 March 2015 – A team of four NUS Computing students won first place at the DBS Talent Conference Hackathon 2015 that was held at DBS Asia Hub in Changi Business Park, at the end of February.

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Mr Quek Yang Sheng, IT Youth of the Year, 2015

19 March 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Quek Yang Sheng, Year One Computer Science student at the NUS School of Computing, won the IT Youth Award at the 2015 IT Leader Awards which was held on 6 March.

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NUS emerged winners in SAS Analytics Competition in Singapore

04 February 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

A team of NUS Computing students, comprising Zhu Yexin, Yvonne Peh and Lee Zi Ning, were named the winners of SAS Analytics Competition 2015.

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NUSMods: How did a student-built application become so popular?

29 January 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Digital Senior speaks to Yang Shun, a Computer Science student and the developer behind NUSMods, a timetable builder popular with students.

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Start-up success for students with gumption

13 January 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Wu Wen-xiang, a computer engineering graduate, spent a year taking courses at Stanford University under the NUS Overseas Colleges programme. A year in the red-hot competitive environment of Silicon Valley led to an idea to create software which lets businesses chat online with customers via their websites in real time. He and his partner transformed the idea into a firm named Zopim, which was subsequently bought by an American company Zendesk for nearly US$30 million (S$40.1 million).

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Solar-powered yacht sets sail

27 December 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS’ Team FrogWorks has taken to the waters on a yacht that runs on solar power. The vessel, christened FW2 (short for FrogWorks 2), went for its maiden test run on 20 November along the northern shores of Singapore. Associate Professor Martin Henz from the Department of Computer Science and USP served as the project manager.

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