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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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NUS researchers honoured at President’s Science and Technology Awards

05 November 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS School of Computing Professors Wynne Hsu and Lee Mong Li, who were part of a NUS team, was conferred the President’s Technology Award for the development of a suite of novel eye image analysis technologies. The team used advanced algorithms to develop a platform that allows doctors to detect and track the progression of three major eye diseases which cause blindness as well as to study the onset of systemic vascular diseases such as stroke, heart disease and diabetes.

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Seven cyber security projects to get funding boost from NRF

16 October 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

The National Research Foundation (NRF) announced the award of grants to seven research projects, totalling S$42 million in funding under its first National Cybersecurity R&D grant call for proposals.

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Singapore research group highlights difficulties in ‘anonymising’ location data

22 September 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

National University of Singapore researchers Yi Song, Associate Professor Stephane Bressan as well as Daniel Dahlmeier of SAP take a look at one of the big problems with so-called “anonymised” data: the way spatial correlations in mobile data can be used to re-identify individuals in large data sets. The paper which they wrote suggests that individuals can be easily re-identified from large mobile datasets, and that such detailed data poses ‘serious privacy risks’.

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Regional win for Mobilewalla

19 September 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Mobilewalla, an NUS start-up co-founded by Associate Professor Anindya Datta from the School of Computing in 2010, was recognised as the “Enabling Technology Company of the Year in Mobile” at the Mobile Marketing Association’s 2014 SMARTIES APAC awards in early September.

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SAP rolls out Student Entrepreneurship programme at NUS

19 September 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

SAP AG has introduced its Student Entrepreneurship programme to the National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing, following the global launch earlier this year. The programme encourages student entrepreneurs and early startups to use SAP’s technology platform to develop new applications and launch successful startup ventures.

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Conference addresses healthcare concerns with analytics

30 July 2014 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

IT and healthcare experts from around the world gathered at the 2nd International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare held from 22 to 24 July to discuss the application of the two types of technologies in a clinical setting. The Conference was organised by NUS’ Centre for Health Informatics (CHI) and the NUS School of Computing’s Department of Information Systems.

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MOH exploring secure platform to analyse healthcare tech data

24 July 2014 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

The Ministry of Health will explore the possibility of providing a secure platform that will analyse technological data gathered from healthcare institutions. It may sit on top of an information technology architecture which can link up data sources from public healthcare institutions and partner healthcare organisations. This announcement was made at the 2nd International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare which was organised by NUS’ Centre for Health Informatics (CHI) and the NUS School of Computing’s Department of Information Systems.

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Computing is cool again - more and better students apply for courses in NUS

22 July 2014 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

The School of Computing - which offers the largest number of degree courses in computer science, information systems and business analytics in Singapore - has seen a rise in the quantity and quality of applications.

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NUS team’s e-bike claims third spot in international rally

01 July 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

The modified electric motorcycle of Team FrogWorks, of which Associate Professor Martin Henz is a member, did NUS proud when the team tied for third place in the e-bike category at the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE) 2014 rally, held in Europe from 31 May to 8 June.

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Who's teaching the next Zuckerberg: an interview with computer science Prof. Ben Leong

06 June 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Computer Science Prof. Ben Leong shares what he sees as the possibilities for computing, why computer scientists need to reach across academic aisles, and how true failure in life doesn’t happen when we fall down, but when we give up entirely.

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Current gaming trends

12 May 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Dr. Anand Bhojan, who teaches Game Development at NUS Computing, explains how recent advancements in mobile device technologies, app stores, social networks and freemium business models have resulted in drastic shifts in the gaming industry.

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NUS goes big on online courses

04 May 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS is forging ahead to boost efforts in online learning as part of its plans to extend its flipped classroom approach. Fourteen more online courses, ranging from modules in engineering and business to literature and computing, will be introduced for NUS undergraduates, up from the current two. Assistant Professor Ben Leong of the Department of Computer Science says that the tactic of gamification- turning tasks into missions and quests, complete with scores, to engage students online.

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