Filtered by: Department of Computer Science

Flipkart to use Singapore image search tech

06 July 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty NExT News Media

 

Flipkart, India’s largest online marketplace, has started rolling out image searching on its mobile shopping app which it clams will revolutionise the shopping experience. It is using ViSenze (a spin-off company of NExT Search Centre) technology developed in Singapore for visual search and image recognition.

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Reducing bias in eyewitness sketches

03 July 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

In a contribution to TODAY's Science section, Associate Professor Terence Sim from the Department of Computer Science writes about his project to combine psychological insights with image analysis algorithms to tackle the challenging problem of identifying suspects and criminals through face sketches. By studying how humans perceive and remember faces, he argues that he has devised a novel method to first elicit the face sketch from a witness’ memory, and then to match the sketch against a criminal database of photographs.

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Singapore needs innovative cyber defenders: Dr Maliki

22 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

A total of two teams emerged champions this year at the 2015 Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp Awards ceremony. They are students from Anderson Junior College, and also a group of participants from Singapore Management University, Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore.

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Solutions for the future

18 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

NUS and global industry leaders SAP and Swiss Re recently inked two three-year agreements. The MOU with enterprise application software provider SAP will give NUS students access to a cloud-based SAP HANA system, the in-memory computing platform for next-generation applications and analytics. The other MOU with reinsurance company Swiss Re is a collaboration with four NUS entities — the Business Analytics Centre, Business School, SoC and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH) — to incubate solutions that can overcome large and complex risks created by digitisation, societal and urban challenges.

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NUS-ISS, School of Computing jointly launch IT leadership Master's degree

15 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

The Institute of Systems Science (NUS-ISS) and School of Computing have launched a new graduate degree programme aimed at equipping next generation IT leaders with both technical skills and professional knowledge for effective business leadership and IT management. The programme will commence in January 2016.

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Protecting mobile phone data against malicious apps

12 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Associate Professor Liang Zhenkai writes about his project that enables mobile devices to offer strong data protection independent of their Android system, so that user data will not be affected by the most dangerous type of Android malware.

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NUS maintains position at ICPC World Finals 2015

10 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

10 June 2015 – Team ThanQ+ (Jonathan Irvin Gunawan, CS, 2nd year; Nathan Azaria, CS, 2nd year; Vu Dinh Quang Dat, CS, 1st year) represented NUS in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals 2015 in Marrakech, Morocco, last month.

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NUS and Swiss Re sign agreement to co-develop talent for insurance industry

10 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS is joining hands with reinsurance giant Swiss Re to co-develop talent and big data expertise for the insurance industry. An agreement was signed on June 10 between Swiss Re and the Business Analytics Centre, the Business School, the School of Computing and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS.

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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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