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NUS Computing: An Origin Story

In 2018, NUS Computing celebrated its 20th anniversary since the school's establishment. However, our roots can be traced all the way back to 1975. Follow our school mascot, SOCcat, as she travels through NUS Computing's history in computer game fashion.

The Price of Diversity: HDB Flats

In Singapore, the Housing Development Board imposes an ethnic quota on public housing flats to ensure that there is an equal number of families from the country's four major ethnic groups. Does this ethnic quota affect home buyers from getting their dream home, and if so, how much of an impact does it create? NUS Computing researcher Assistant Professor Yair Zick shares his research insights on this topic.

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02 July 2019


Our brain can easily estimate the 3D position and the orientation of the objects we see. This task, however, is non-trivial for computers and robots. Computer scientists have been working on the problem of recovering the 3D position and orientation of objects in data captured from image sensors for years. This problem, formulated as the ‘pose estimation’ problem, is important because recovering the position and orientation of objects in a scene is often a necessary step to understanding the scene.

Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Feature , Media

28 May 2019


Mention “Bayesian Optimisation” to Professor Bryan Low Kian Hsiang and he begins to talk about baking cookies. That’s because to the uninitiated, concepts such as “distributed batch Gaussian process optimisation” and “decentralised high-dimensional Bayesian optimisation” can sound either downright intimidating or like pure gobbledygook.

Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Feature , Artificial Intelligence

 Thu 25 Jul 2019
 10:30AM - 12:00PM Bandit-Style Algorithms for Wireless Network Selection
MR1, COM1-03-19
 Fri 26 Jul 2019
 02:00PM - 03:30PM Elements of Application-layer Internetworking
Executive Classroom, COM2-04-02
 Mon 29 Jul 2019
 02:00PM - 03:30PM A Pan-cancer Analysis of Alternative Promoters Using RNA-Seq Data
SR8, COM1-02-08
 Mon 05 Aug 2019
 02:00PM - 03:30PM Building Multi-Language Tools
Executive Classroom, COM2-04-02
 Tue 06 Aug 2019
 02:00PM - 03:30PM Learning on Graphs
MR3, COM2-02-26
 Thu 08 Aug 2019
 10:30AM - 12:00PM Neural Correlates of Flow Experience
Executive Classroom, COM2-04-02