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Adding coding to the curriculum

23 March 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

In an interview with The New York Times, Prof. Min-Yen Kan said that Singapore, like other countries, was planning to introduce coding to schoolchildren. He said that even in such a technology-friendly society, the field’s image was improving only slowly.

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Quantum physics secures new cryptography scheme

12 March 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

An international team has demonstrated a form of quantum cryptography that can protect people doing business with others they may not know or trust – a situation encountered often on the internet and in everyday life, for example at a bank's ATM. "Having quantum cryptography to hand is a realistic prospect, I think. I expect that quantum technologies will gradually become integrated with existing devices such as smartphones, allowing us to do things like identify ourselves securely or generate encryption keys," says Stephanie Wehner, a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at the National University of Singapore, and co-author on the paper.

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NUS-Microsoft tie-up to boost start-ups

08 March 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS Computing and Microsoft inked a pact called Microsoft College Startup which will allow business-minded computing students to get a helping hand from the tech giant in fast-tracking their innovation and ideas into startups.

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Healthcare analytics can help experts to provide better service

11 July 2013 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

The two-day international conference on health data management, called Address Challenges and Strategies in Managing and Analysing Big Data in Healthcare, is hosted by the National University of Singapore.

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NUS honours innovators in video software, dialysis industry

17 May 2013 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Adjunct Professor Pete Kellock has been honoured at this year's NUS Innovation and Enterprise Awards for his contributions to muvee technologies.

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Paper cutouts come to life with AutoGami

30 April 2013 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student News Media

Getting homemade paper crafts to move on their own would normally require having a technological whizkid in the house. Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dr. Shen Zhao and PhD student Kening Zhu have debuted the AutoGami toolkit that can bring the wackiest cutouts to life in no time at all.

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NUS launches new business analysis degree

13 March 2013 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

To boost the pool of business analysts, NUS will be offering a new degree in August. The multidisciplinary Business Analytics programme will be based in the School of Computing.

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Course framed as a game proves a hit with students

13 October 2012 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

As part of NUS's pilot initiatives to use technology to stimulate learning among students, NUS Computing Assistant Professor Ben Leong has adopted the novel teaching approach of gaming in his lessons. Assignments in his computer programming class are divided into multiple missions and students embark on quests- scoring points by answering the questions correctly as well as participating in tutorials and the course discussion forum.

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Course to teach health workers infocomm skills

03 March 2012 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

Healthcare professionals will get the chance to pick up information technology skills by taking a new course at NUS. The programme will be helmed by NUS Computing, as part of an initiative by the Infocomm Development Authority that aims to groom talent in Singapore.

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From ITE to NUS scholar

03 March 2012 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

Mr. Ang Jin Hui had a PSLE aggregate score of 146 , ended up in the Normal (Technical) stream in secondary school and then spent two years at ITE before he was admitted into Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Now he is a first-year student under the prestigious University Scholars Programme and pursuing a Bachelor of Computing in Electronic Commerce.

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New one-stop portal to official data

03 August 2011 Faculty News Media

 

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Making computer use easier for seniors

16 April 2011 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

Assistant Professor Zhao Shengdong of the Department of Computer Science and his team of researchers are developing an intelligent computer program that will mould itself to the preferences of its users. A prototype is expected by the end of next year.

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No more getting lost around school

21 February 2011 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student News Media

 As part of their final year project last year, two Computer Science students designed a touchscreen directory kiosk for the School of Computing, which allows users to obtain specific instructions on how to get to their desired locations. Associate Professor Tan Tiow Seng said that the group had received positive feedback and that he saw great potential for the kiosk.

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Local app speaks Malay, Mandarin and English

10 January 2011 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

NUS Computing researchers have developed a smartphone application that automatically performs a two-way speech-to-text translation in three languages - English, Mandarin and Malay.

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NUS don finds joy in helping those in need

04 December 2010 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

Assistant Professor Zhao Shengdong has volunteered at least one week a month since July last year and said that his volunteer work has allowed him to see aspects of life in Singapore that are not easily visible to outsiders.

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Four Chinese entrepreneurs share expert advice on China's Internet and media market

05 October 2010 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

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Better, faster and more accurate

07 August 2010 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

Researchers from NUS Computing are pioneering a new generation of media search innovations, from web-scale image and video search to multilingual search, scanned text search, music search and speech-based search.

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Limit myself to special needs schools? No.

28 May 2010 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty Student News Media

First year NUS Computing student Adrian Tan suffers from celebral palsy but has not allowed his condition to stop him from pursuing a degree programme in computing. He was awarded the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities last year. Mr. Anand Ramchand, an instructor at NUS Computing, has described Adrian as being "lively and cheerful" and having a desire to learn.

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Welcome to UTUBE

16 November 2009 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

NUS took up a video channel on YouTube last year, which showcases some of its popular campus discussions. Dr. Atreyi Kankanhalli said that this phenomenon reflects a growing sense 'of corporate social responsibility, of universities wanting to give back to society, to those not as privileged as students'.

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Assistant Professor Goh Khim Yong on mobile banking

15 November 2009 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

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