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A/P Jack Jiang elected chair of AIS SIGHCI

15 July 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty

 

15 July 2015 – Associate Professor Jack Jiang Zhenhui has been elected as the new chair of the Association for Information Systems’ (AIS) Special Interest Group on Human Computer Interaction SIGHCI (SIGHCI).

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A/P Kaushik Dutta Wins Outstanding Library Science Article for 2014

14 July 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty

14 July 2015 – Associate Professor Kaushik Dutta has been named one of the winners of IGI Global’s Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards.

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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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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 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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Measuring mobile-app audiences

22 May 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

In a contribution for TODAY’s Science section, Associate Professor Anindya Datte from the Department of Information Systems writes that he and a group of scientists at NUS launched Mobilewalla, a media technology start-up venture. They invented an entirely new class of big-data techniques to measure app audiences. With this method, they are able to find mobile applications that have a high likelihood of possessing similar audience characteristics.

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When CCTV cameras work together as one

15 May 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

In a contribution for TODAY’s Science section, Professor Mohan kankanhalli from the Department of Information Systems writes that he and a group of scientists at NUS launched Mobilewalla, a media technology start-up venture and invented an entirely new class of big-data techniques to measure app audiences. With this method, they are able to find mobile applications that have a high likelihood of possessing similar audience characteristics.

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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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An ever-present, ever-patient English tutor

08 May 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

In a contribution for TODAY’s Science section, Professor Ng Hwee Tou from the Department of Computer Science writes that he and his team have developed an automatic grammar checker for the English language that can help learners of English improve their grammar at their own pace.

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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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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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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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Mobile RTB ad exchange Smaato shares expertise in revenue generation with NUS Computing students

19 November 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Smaato, the leading global mobile Real-Time Bidding (RTB) ad exchange (SMX) and Supply Side Platform (SSP), is partnering the NUS School of Computing in its 5th showcase of student projects as one of the event’s platinum sponsors. Called the “School of Computing Term Project Showcase” (STePS), the event aims to bring student projects to the next level by providing them with a platform to take their work beyond the classroom to be further developed and commercialized through industry partnerships.

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