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Robot receptionist, driverless cart: Singapore eyes a slice of the artificial intelligence pie

20 April 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Computing Science Professor Lee Wee Sun says "true" AI is still far off in the future because there are four requirements for software before it can be deemed "intelligent": learning, planning, reasoning and knowledge representation.

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NUS Computing launches Matchapreneur, a startup matchmaking service

12 April 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

12 April 2016 – Last month, NUS Computing launched its new matchmaking service for startups, Matchapreneur, which included a live ‘nanopitching’ and speed dating event that was held on 23rd March at the school.

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How Tay Wei Kiat grew Originally US from $500 startup to thriving mobile app business

20 March 2016 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Mr Tay Wei Kiat, co-founder of local start-up Originally US, and Torin Nguyen, an alumnus of NUS Computing, started the business in 2014 with just $500 in capital. Now, two years later, the mobile application development business is "on track" to break seven digits in annual revenue. It has even expanded to include an office in Vietnam.

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NUS computing courses on par with law, medicine and business studies

12 March 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

Once shunned by top students, computing degrees are now finding favour, with applicants being attracted by better job prospects and working in technology firms. Higher demand for courses offered by the National University of Singapore's School of Computing pushed up the grades of students it accepted last year, putting it on a par with other competitive courses like law, medicine and business.

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The engineers strike back

19 February 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Computer Science Associate Professor Ben Leong gives his take on the bifurcation of the software industry in Singapore, which accounts for the diverging pays of software engineers.

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National cybersecurity R&D laboratory to be ready by end-2016

14 January 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

A National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory at the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be operational by the end of this year. The NUS School of Computing's security research group will be tasked with setting up the laboratory.

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National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory at NUS School of Computing to be ready by end-2016

14 January 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty Cybersecurity Information Security News Media

 

The National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory, which will be set up by the security research group at the NUS School of Computing, will be operational by the end of this year.

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Joining hands for cybersecurity

13 January 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty Cybersecurity Information Security News Media

 

The University has been awarded almost $1 million through three NUS Computing and NUS Mechanical Engineering projects, which aim to create a more resilient global cyberspace, under the inaugural Singapore-UK Joint Grant Call for Cybersecurity Research.

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PhD student wins Best Short Paper Award at CoNEXT 2015

16 December 2015 Department of Computer Science Student Systems & Networking

 

16 December 2015 – Fifth year Computer Science PhD student Nimantha Baranasuriya and his collaborators won the Best Short Paper Award at the International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT 2015),

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Global challenge awaits computing team

15 December 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Team RRwatameda comprising NUS Computer Science students (from left) Nguyen Tan Sy Nguyen, Nguyen Thanh Trung and Nguyen Hung Tam have clinched a spot in the ACM ICPC World Finals.

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Global challenge awaits computing team

15 December 2015 Department of Computer Science Student Algorithms & Theory News Media

15 December 2015 – An NUS Computing team has qualified for the ACM ICPC World Finals after coming in third at the 2015 ACM ICPC Asia Singapore Regional Contest..

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CS students win silver and bronze medals at the 2015 ACM ICPC Phuket Regional

24 November 2015 Department of Computer Science Student Algorithms & Theory

 

24 November 2015 – NUS Computing teams won silver and bronze medals at the 2015 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Phuket Regional last week.

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NUS Computing team is ACM ICPC Jakarta Regional champion for third consecutive year

17 November 2015 Department of Computer Science Student Algorithms & Theory

 

17 November 2015 – NUS Computing students have won the 2015 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Jakarta Regional, making NUS Computing champion of the event for a third year running.

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Singapore's first Y Combinator startup Semantics3 bags US$1.55M funding

05 November 2015 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Semantics3, a data application programme interface (API) platform co-founded by Computer Engineering alumnus Sivamani Varun and the first startup from Singapore to get into the Y Combinator accelerator programme, has secured US$1.55 million in bridge funding,

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Dr. Darren Carlson and collaborators win Best Demo Award at IOT 2015

05 November 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

05 November 2015 - Dr. Darren Carlson and his collaborators won the Best Demo Award at the 5th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2015) that was held in Seoul, South Korea, in late October.

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PhD student and collaborators win 2nd place at MM 2015 Yahoo-flickr Challenge

05 November 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

05 November 2015 – Fourth year PhD student Rajiv Ratn Shah, Associate Professor Roger Zimmerman and their collaborators won second place in the Yahoo-flickr Event Summarization Challenge at ACM Multimedia 2015 (MM 2015), which was held in Brisbane, Australia in late October.

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Start Singapore: Taking Carousell from mobile to Web

05 November 2015 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Local start-up Carousell, a mobile e-market for second-hand items co-founded by Computer Engineering alumnus Lucas Ngoo, has added a Web platform to reach new users. Buyers and sellers with a computer will now be able to use the service and will find it easier to add a Web address to their Facebook and Twitter posts linking back to their sale items on Carousell.

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NUS Computing students win big at 2015 Money 20/20 Hackathon

30 October 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

30 October 2015 – A team of five NUS students won one of the top five prizes of US$20,000, as well as the top Blockchain sponsored prize of US$5,000 in Bitcoin, at the 2015 Money 20/20 Hackathon, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in late October.

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NUS Greyhats sweep Singapore Cyber Conquest 2015

22 October 2015 Department of Computer Science Student Cybersecurity Information Security

 

22 October 2015 – NUS Computing students have once again swept the top positions at the Singapore Cyber Conquest, which was held on 6th October 2015, in conjunction with GovWare 2015. Bettering last year’s feat, this year, four NUS Computing teams competed against 31 other teams to clinch the top four positions at the annual cyber security contest organised by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA).

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Dr. Yin Kangkang wins Best Paper Award at SCA 2015

19 October 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

19 October 2015 – Dr. Yin Kangkang and her collaborators won the Best Paper Award for their paper entitled ‘Learning Reduced-Order Feedback Policies for Motion Skills’, at the ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation 2015 (SCA 2015) that was held in Los Angeles in early August.

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