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Picture perfect: How a Singapore startup’s AI technology is partnering Japanese retail giants

15 November 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Alum , News Media

ViSenze originated within a research centre, NExT, at NUS in 2012 and is founded by NUS Computing Professor Chua Tat-Seng and alumnus Li Guangda. In 2012, the team only compromised of four engineers working out of a small room at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Today, the deep-tech startup is making waves in the AI sector, grabbing some of the biggest names in the retail industry like e-commerce giants ASOS and Zalora as clients. It has been touted as one of the fastest rising startups to watch for in Asia.

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PhD student and collaborators win best student paper award at ACM MM 2018

05 November 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student , Media

 

5 November 2018 – NUS Computing PhD student Li Jianshu, together with his collaborators from NUS Engineering, won the Best Student Paper Award at the 2018 ACM Multimedia Conference (ACM MM) held in Seoul, Korea, from 22 to 26 October this year.

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NUS Computing student and team win grand prize at Singapore Airlines AppChallenge 2018

02 November 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

 

2 November 2018 – NUS Computing student Wang Shiyao and his teammates won the grand prize in the student category of the Singapore Airlines AppChallenge 2018 on 27 October.

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Data Privacy in the Age of Big Data

31 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

As Singapore becomes a Smart Nation, concerns about privacy, surveillance and data collection becomes more pertinent as both structured and unstructured data is used. Associate Professor Anthony Tung shares his thoughts and research in data privacy in the Channel 8 News interview segment.

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Preventing cyberattacks through smart network surveillance

30 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

Cyberattacks are a significant problem, but it can be difficult for organizations to distinguish the early stages of an attack from normal network traffic. Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon’s lab is working on machine learning algorithms that can analyse large amounts of network data with the aim of detecting even novel forms of attack in real time.

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Unhackable hardware for secure data sharing

30 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

When we want to collaborate but worry about data privacy, one solution is to create secure areas on individual devices which can interact with each other but cannot be accessed by the device’s owner, or be used to hack the device owner’s data. Associate Professor Chang Ee Chien’s research group is working on using this idea to create new services in areas such as cloud storage and blockchain.

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Smarter lifelong learning with AI

25 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

NUS has partnered SkillsFuture Singapore to develop artificial intelligence (AI)-based tools to help Singaporean working adults identify courses that support their career goals. These efforts dovetail with similar projects, such as the NUS career+ app recently co-developed by NUS Computing. “Recent advances in AI are well suited to the challenges of course recommendation and career guidance,” said NUS Computing Associate Professor Min-Yen Kan. “Using methodologies like collaborative filtering and natural language analysis, we are optimistic that our research will support the creation of impactful technologies.”

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20 years of computing excellence

18 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media

NUS Computing celebrates its 20th year anniversary since the school's establishment. Over the 20 years, the School has gone from strength to strength, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programmes across the full spectrum of computing, including computer science and computer engineering, as well as specialisations in emerging areas of importance such as artificial intelligence, financial technology and blockchain.

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20 years of computing excellence

18 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media

 

18 October 2018 – Some 43 years ago, NUS Computing began as a single department of Computer Science under the then Nanyang University’s Science faculty, the first of its kind. Fast-forward 23 years to 1998, the School of Computing was established and this year, it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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New faculty members join NUS Computing

17 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

17 October 2018 – NUS Computing welcomes three new faculty members to the Department of Computer Science. They are:

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Click It: Cloud Storage and Security

14 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

With the rising popularity of cloud storage, concerns about the security of cloud computing grow as hackers start targeting these storage systems. Associate Professor Chang Ee Chien shares his insights about cloud storage, as well as the benefits and costs of using cloud storage. 

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Chatbot empowers service industry

08 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

Final-year Computer Science student Chia Wei Kang, together with NUS graduates Joel Foo and Johnervan Lee, co-founded a chatbot startup, Geboto, aimed at offering an integrated platform for boutique hotels to better connect with their customers digitally. Geboto was awarded a $10,000 Venture Ideation Award by NUS Enterprise to further develop their innovation.

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Four NUS Computing students and alumni win the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize

04 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

4 October 2018 – Two NUS Computing students and two alumni received the NUS Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize (OURP) for Academic Year 2017/2018 on 21 June 2018.

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They Banked On Their Savings For More Than A Year Before Getting Their Big Break

01 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Alum , News Media

Inspired by an Animal Behaviours module in NUS, NUS Computing alumni Muhamad Hanif, Tan Kang Soon, and Eu Yong Xue created the award winning game, Songbird Symphony. The team recruited fellow alumnus Chue Sai Hou and have won multiple awards for their indie game, such as the Judges Choice Award at GameStart Asia, "Best Game Audio" award at the Taipei Game Show, and "Excellence in Game Design" award at the Busan Indie Connect Festival.

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NUS Computing faculty members win teaching excellence award

01 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty

 

1 October 2018 – Three NUS Computing faculty members were presented with the Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA) on 28 September 2018 for their high level of commitment to teaching.

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App to help NUS students work towards dream jobs

27 September 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

The new NUS Career+ app was launched to help NUS students in their career planning and to select relevant modules for the career they are interested in. About 2,800 NUS School of Computing undergraduates will be the first to use the app starting in September.

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Souping up parity games

26 September 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Artificial Intelligence , Algorithms & Theory

It was a sweltering summer morning in July 2016, and the olive grove close to the town of Andria in the Italian countryside baked silently in the 40-degree heat. But what began as a quiet morning would soon descend into chaos.

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NUS Computing student invited to commemoration reception hosted by the President of India

21 September 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

 

21 September 2018 – First year Computer Science student, Sakshi Pradyumn, was invited to a reception organised by the President of India, Mr Ram Nath Kovind, held at the President’s official residence in New Delhi, India on 15 August 2018.

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NUS forms academic cryptocurrency think tank

18 September 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

The CRYSTAL (Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques, and Algorithms) Centre was established by NUS Computing on 18 September. The new centre, an academic research laboratory and think tank, will be co-directed by Dean’s Chair Assistant Professor Prateek Saxena and Associate Professor Keith Barrett Carter from the Department of Computer Science and Department of Information Systems and Analytics respectively.

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Team Singapore wins one gold, two silvers and one bronze at the 2018 International Olympiad in Informatics

18 September 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student

18 September 2018 – Team Singapore, led by Dr Steven Halim from NUS School of Computing and Dr Daren Ler from the Ministry of Education, won one gold medal, two silver medals and one bronze medal at the 2018 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) held from 1 to 8 September 2018, Tsukuba, Japan.

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