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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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01 March 2019


At some point in our careers, most of us have to deal with an IT system that is clunky, unreliable, or just plain difficult to use. It might have an unintuitive interface that takes forever to learn. Or it might require an unnecessarily mind-numbing sequence of steps for every minor task that it facilitates, only to crash every time that task is just a few clicks from completion.

Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , IS Development & Management

13 November 2018


One of the most famous folklore in marketing and data mining goes like this: many years ago, Walmart noticed that on Fridays, men would head to the store, pick up some diapers for their babies and grab a six-pack at the same time. To take advantage of this, Walmart placed the diaper and beer aisles adjacent to each other, resulting in skyrocketing sales for both items.

Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Data Science & Business Analytics , Economics of IS , Social Media & Digital Business , Digital Innovation in the Service Economy

 Mon 25 Mar 2019
 03:00PM - 04:30PM Improvement and Evaluation of Genome Assembly
MR3, COM2-02-26
 Tue 26 Mar 2019
 10:00AM - 11:30AM A Next-generation Secure Internet for the 21st Century
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 11:00AM - 12:00PM Pencil: Your own creative AI
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 10:30AM - 12:00PM How to Keep Crowd Workers Happy
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 04:00PM - 05:00PM Studies on Mitigating the Problem of Space Explosion in Knowledge Compilation
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 02:00PM - 03:30PM Efficient Sliding-Window Algorithms for Real-Time Data Stream Analytics
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 04:00PM - 05:00PM Random walks on simplicial complexes
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