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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 , Digital Innovation in the Service Economy , Social Media & Digital Business , Economics of IS , Data Science & Business Analytics

 Fri 26 Apr 2019
 10:00AM - 11:30AM Enabling Optimizations of Video Delivery In HTTP Adaptive Streaming
MR1, COM1-03-19
 11:00AM - 12:00PM Research Topics in Modularization, Analytics, and Data Monetization
Executive Classroom, COM2-04-02
 Mon 29 Apr 2019
 10:30AM - 11:30AM High-performance Memory Hierarchy Design for Throughput Processors
Executive Classroom, COM2-04-02
 Tue 30 Apr 2019
 03:00PM - 04:30PM Predicting Cancer Drug Response Using a Recommender System
Executive Classroom, COM2-04-02
 Fri 03 May 2019
 10:00AM - 11:00AM Parallel Graph Processing on CPU-GPU Architectures
MR6, AS6-05-10
 Thu 09 May 2019
 09:00AM - 10:00AM Neural Fine-Grained Sentiment Analysis with Unsupervised and Transfer Learning Approaches
MR1, COM1-03-19
 Wed 15 May 2019
 02:00PM - 03:30PM Predicting Microbial Interactions with Modelling Approaches
Executive Classroom, COM2-04-02
 Wed 29 May 2019
 04:00PM - 05:00PM Random walks on simplicial complexes
Video Conference Room, COM1-02-13