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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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NUS takes top prize in contest on risk awareness

11 March 2013 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

Information systems students Rahul Gupta and Koh Shunyuan; Electronic Commerce student Yeo Yi Nah; and Business Administration student Koh Kian Sin have won the inaugural Deloitte Risk Intelligence Challenge trophy, an inter-university competition aimed at raising risk awareness among undergraduates who will soon enter the workforce.

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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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They're ahead of the class

09 July 2012 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

Desite being only 20-year-old, Carmen Cheh has just received a degree in Computer Science with First Class Honors. Offered a place at NUS Computing after three and a half years in NUSHS, Carmen was then the youngest undergraduate of the programme at 16.

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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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Local iPad app is tops on iTunes

08 July 2011 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

Computer Science students Jason Dinh Ba Thanh and Nguyen Huy Toan developed a Facebook app for Apple's iPads that has became a topseller in the iTunes App Store only four months after its launch.

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Building virtual towns to expand vocabulary

14 May 2011 Department of Computer Science Student Alum News Media

NUS Computing students and alumni have developed a vocabulary game which involves kindergarten children setting up virtual towns using a deck of cards, a laptop and a web camera. The game won the top prize in the tertiary student category at the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation Awards in September last year.

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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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Racing against herself

27 March 2011 News Media

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Young technology experts develop new system for surveillance industry

17 March 2011 News Media

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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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Top essay probes inequality in Asia

07 December 2010 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

Computer Engineering alumnus Sarabjit Singh beat 400 other contestants from 21 countries to win a regional essay competition that aimed to generate fresh ideas for tackling key challenges to Asia's competitiveness and development.

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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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It's okay to fail and try again

11 August 2010 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 Computer Engineering alumnus and TenCube CEO talks about the people who inspired him to become an entrepreneur.

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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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Scholarship a result of fighting hackers

03 August 2010 News Media

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