Filtered by: Department of Information Systems & Analytics

Online Shopping and the Science of Serendipity: NUS Computing Researcher Jack Jiang on Product Search in Social Commerce

11 October 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Data Science & Business Analytics , Social Media & Digital Business , Digital Innovation in the Service Economy

Have you ever gone to an e-commerce website with the intention of buying one specific thing, but then ended up with something totally different?

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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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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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Big Data Meets Influencer Marketing: NUS Computing Researcher Tuan Q. Phan Develops “Multinetwork Approach” to Going Viral

07 September 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Data Science & Business Analytics , Economics of IS

One of biggest challenges in marketing is the task of identifying influencers in today’s large and complex social networks, such as Facebook or LinkedIn.

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NUS, Alibaba Cloud partner in big data, AI

15 August 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media

NUS and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, have partnered to launch an innovation incubator programme to nurture Singapore’s data science talents in line with the country’s Smart Nation initiative. Under a Memorandum of Understanding signed by both parties, NUS business analytics students will have the opportunity to intern at Alibaba Cloud. NUS and Alibaba Cloud will also co-organise innovation challenges, where NUS students can experiment with data to solve real-world problems.

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Blockchain technology could disrupt logistics industry

30 July 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

In a Channel News Asia feature story on blockchain technology, Associate Professor Hahn Jungpil discusses the benefits of blockchain and how it can adopted into businesses and industries.

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From Normal (Tech) to an honours degree, techie realises dream after 20 years

16 July 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

Electronic Commerce graduate Nicholas Ooi struggled with his studies in primary and secondary school, he also struggled with a three-hour daily commute from Johor Bahru to Singapore. After completing a Normal (Technical) course in secondary school, Nicholas was posted to the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College, where he could pursue his passion for computers. Nicholas is now the co-founder of a volunteer management startup, Bantu Life, to empower the social service sector using technology.

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Overcoming great odds, they now aim high

13 July 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

M Thirukkumaran did poorly for his PSLE and almost dropped out of secondary school for his poor academic performance. But thanks to his Mathematics teacher, Mr Tan Thiam Boon, Thiru started to perform well at his Mathematics tests and overcame the odds to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics with highest distinction this year. He will also address his peers as the valedictorian at his graduation ceremony.

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Campus Hunter Episode 3

08 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

Two YES933 deejays visit various Singapore universities to discover the different inventions created by students. YES933 deejay Cai Weibin visited NUS Computing's makerspace, Makers@SOC, to test out Silver Flexer, an elderly exercise machine created by NUS Engineering and NUS Computing students for the Robots@NUS competition held earlier this year.

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Computer-related courses a growing attraction for Singapore students

11 June 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media

Enrolment in computer-related courses at Singapore's institutes of higher learning has gone up, as Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said that NUS is projecting to admit around 900 students to NUS Computing, an almost 40 per cent increase over last year.

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Platform makes managing volunteers easier

10 May 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , Alum , News Media

Information Systems student Nicholas Ooi and Computer Science alumnus Han Lynn, together with FASS students Joshua Foong and Janelle Lee, co-founded Bantu, a platform for organisations to manage their volunteers effectively. Data such as a person's skill set, number of hours volunteered and volunteer locations can be keyed in and pulled up with a click.

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Information Systems student wins ASEAN100 Hackathon

04 May 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

4 May 2018 – First-year Information Systems student Chong Jin Wei, together with Singapore Polytechnic student Erick Kristantio, won first prize at the ASEAN100 Hackathon on 3 October 2017.

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Is My Phone Spying On Me?

03 May 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media

NUS Computing Senior IT Architect and tech blogger Lai Zit Seng shared his views on voice recognition assistants in smartphones on Mediacorp Channel 5's Talking Point episode on the dangers of smartphones listening in and recording our daily conversations. 

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

29 April 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

In a feature on the fourth industrial revolution, Assistant Professor Tuan Quang Phan shared that sacrificing personal privacy is an inevitable tradeoff to enjoying the convenience of online services. He mentioned that it is more pertinent for companies and governments to use the data collected responsibly, and with the necessary legislation and data protection measures in place. 

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Business Analytics students perform well at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2018

17 April 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

17 April 2018 – A team of three final-year Business Analytics students excelled at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2018, emerging as champions of the National Finals and regional finalists in the Asia Pacific (APAC) Regional Finals.

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Computing students win first place at Y3-NUS Innovation Challenge

16 April 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

16 April 2018 – A team of six Business Analytics and Information Systems students won first place in the recent Y3-NUS Innovation Challenge 2018 on 7 April.

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NUS Computing IAC member wins IT Leader of the Year award

05 April 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics

5 April 2018 –NUS Computing’s Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) member Mr Eddie Chau was conferred the title of Singapore Computer Society (SCS)’s 2018 IT Leader of the Year on 9 March.

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Industry 4.0

01 April 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

At the recent Ho Chi Minh City Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs (HAWEE) conference, Assistant Professor Phan Tuan Quang shared his insights on the prospects and values that Industry 4.0 can bring to manufacturing, businesses and daily life applications.

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The Big Read: Nerds and geeks no more, computing graduates now rule the roost

10 March 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Student , Alum , News Media

The latest graduate employment survey released by the three local universities showed that computer science graduates were among the highest paid last year, with NUS computer science graduates receiving S$4,285 - S$285 more than in 2016. Even before they leave school, computing undergraduates are snagging lucrative internships at Silicon Valley giants such as Apple and Google. Dr Jovian Lin, who is the lead artificial intelligence scientist at Dentsu Aegis Network, graduated with a computer science degree from NUS in 2009. In his work, he builds features powered by machine-learning, such as AI-powered machines to learn and understand marketing and advertising concepts. Dr Lin noted that the growth in computing jobs is due to developments in machine learning, which has become central to the product strategy of tech giants like Google, Facebook and Baidu. Over the the past two years, enrolment in NUS Computing has increased by 65 per cent to 730. Over the same period, intake size for the university's Master of Computing programme also grew by 60 per cent to about 220. In the new academic year starting in August, intake for NUS Computing's undergraduate courses will be raised to about 900 places. Despite more places opening up, it is getting more competitive to get in. Applicants applying to NUS computer science course will now require straight As to get a spot. Professor Mohan Kankanhalli, Dean of NUS Computing, say that the dotcom bubble burst in the past was a "sneak preview that went wrong" and do not think that the same thing will happen again. 

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