Filtered by: Department of Computer Science

Watch the Action as it Happens: Towards Low-Latency Video Streaming

29 December 2021 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Media

 

Roger Zimmermann has been in the business for a long time — nearly 25 years to be precise. He first started studying media streaming in the late 1990s, as a young, earnest PhD student at the University of Southern California.

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Assistant Professor Warut Suksompong and collaborators win award at WINE 2021

17 December 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Algorithms & Theory

17 December 2021 - NUS Presidential Young Professor Warut Suksompong and his collaborators have won the Best Student Paper Award at the 17th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE), held virtually from 14 to 17 December this year.

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NUS Computing Associate Professor Xiao Xiaokui selected as ACM Distinguished Member

16 December 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research

16 December 2021 - NUS Computing Dean’s Chair Associate Professor Xiao Xiaokui has been selected as a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for his outstanding scientific contributions to computing.

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No wonder our minds wander!

10 December 2021 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Media

 

It’s a pandemic-era feeling we’re all familiar with — you’re listening to a colleague on Zoom or attending an e-learning course...when your mind starts to wander. How many emails do I have to send once this is over? What shall I have for dinner tonight? Can I squeeze in a quick workout before that? The list goes on.

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NUS Computing students sweep top spots again at ICPC Asia Jakarta Regional Contest 2021

02 December 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Teaching

01 December 2021 - NUS Computing teams continued to dominate the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Jakarta Regional Contest this year, with three NUS teams taking the top three spots at the contest.

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Computer Science PhD student and collaborators win Best Student Paper Award at ICMR 2021

02 December 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Teaching , Artificial Intelligence

01 December 2021 - Computer Science PhD student Ma Yunshan, Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Chair Professor Chua Tat Seng and their collaborators have won the Best Student Paper Award at the ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR) 2021.

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Protecting data as the new gold

23 November 2021 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Security

Goh, a former MyRepublic mobile subscriber, was one of nearly 79,400 other customers who had their personal data potentially accessed by hackers when the telco's third-party servers were compromised on Aug 29 this year. He had ported his mobile number to MyRepublic to take advantage of its cheaper rates, but has since ported back to his previous telco after the breach.

Data, including scanned copies of both sides of National Registration Identity Cards (NRICs) were potentially exposed in the MyRepublic breach. The information had been used to verify the identity of customers applying for their mobile services.

The Business Times, 23 November 2021

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How understanding supermarket checkout queues can help smooth video streaming

17 November 2021 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Media

Technology has been a boon to our lives in so many ways. At dinner with friends and can’t agree who Jennifer Aniston is currently married to? A couple of taps on your smartphone and Wikipedia will settle the debate for you. Have a craving for cream puffs? Send out an order on Deliveroo and you’ll get your Beard Papa’s in under 30 minutes. Want to find out what happens next on the Korean hospital drama you’re watching? Just click ‘Next episode.’

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Five NUS Computing PhD students awarded Google PhD Fellowship

17 November 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Student , Research

17 November 2021 - Five NUS Computing PhD students were recently awarded the Google PhD Fellowship Program 2021. Shen Li, Soundarya Ramesh, Teodora Baluta, Tianyuan Jin and Qinbin Li were awarded the Fellowships, which are awarded to graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in computer science and related fields, such as algorithms, human-computer interaction, machine learning and mobile computing.

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Assistant Professor Harold Soh and collaborators win Best Paper Award at IROS 2021

17 November 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research

17 November 2021 - Assistant Professor Harold Soh and his collaborators have won the Best Paper Award at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2021 in October. IROS is a premier flagship academic conference in robotics and one of the largest international robotics events.

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Computer Science undergraduate Samuel Fang wins inaugural geNiUSbooks People’s Choice Award

17 November 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Teaching

17 November 2021 - Computer Science undergraduate Samuel Fang Junwei won the geNiUSbooks People’s Choice Award at the inaugural 2021 geNiUSchannel and geNiUSbooks Competition for his entry on the interactive version of Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs - JavaScript edition (SICP JS), an online textbook.

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Assistant Professor Jonathan Scarlett makes MIT Technology Review’s 2021 ‘Innovators Under 35’ Asia Pacific List

03 November 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research

03 November 2021 – Assistant Professor Jonathan Scarlett has been named in this year’s ‘Innovators Under 35’ Asia Pacific List by MIT Technology Review. The list honours young innovators in five categories: inventors, entrepreneurs, visionaries, humanitarians, and pioneers.

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NUS Greyhats win Singapore Cyber Conquest 2021

28 October 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Student , Security

28 October 2021 – Members from the NUS Greyhats, an information security interest group at NUS Computing, recently won the Singapore Cyber Conquest (SCC) 2021.

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Bug-bane begone — enter the era of Automated Program Repair

22 October 2021 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Feature , Security

Consider a programmer sitting at her desk, trying to fix an error in a software system. First, she had to determine what was causing the problem and trace its source to a specific location within the programme’s code. Then she has to speculate on strategies that would fix the error, and test various patches to the code to see which one worked best. The entire process — called debugging — is an incredibly laborious and time-consuming process. It’s one that has vexed computer programmers for years, and continues to do so today.

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Computer Science Professors win Best Paper awards at VLDB 2021

20 October 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research

20 October 2021 – Shaw Senior Professor Tan Kian-Lee and Associate Professor Xiao Xiaokui have won Best Paper awards at the 47th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, held both online and onsite in Copenhagen, Denmark from 16 to 20 August 2021.

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NUS Presidential Young Professor Yang You wins IEEE TCHPC Early Career Researchers Award

06 October 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Algorithms & Theory

06 October 2021 - Assistant Professor Yang You from the Department of Computer Science recently won the IEEE Computer Society Technical Consortium on High Performance Computing (TCHPC) Early Career Researchers Award.

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NUS Computing professors Sanjay Jain and Frank Stephan win EATCS-IPEC Nerode Prize

29 September 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Algorithms & Theory

29 September 2021 - Professors Sanjay Jain and Frank Stephan and their research collaborators, lecturer Wei Li from the NUS Department of Mathematics, Professors Cristian Calude from the University of Auckland, and Bakhadyr Khoussainov from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and the University of Auckland, have won the EATCS-IPEC Nerode Prize for their paper on Deciding Parity Games in Quasipolynomial Time.

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Making sense of messy data with ThunderGP

24 September 2021 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Feature , Systems & Networking

Choice is good, but sometimes having too much choice can be a bad thing. Just ask anyone who’s ever tried to delve into a new film on Netflix, discover new songs on Spotify, or search for a suitable toy to buy their niece on Amazon — the options seem endless and often paralysing.

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NUS Presidential Young Professor of Computer Science Kuldeep Meel wins Amazon Research Award

23 September 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research

23 September 2021 – Assistant Professor Kuldeep Meel and his research collaborators, Dr Mate Soos and Nicholas Prevot, have won the Spring 2021 Amazon Research Award for their project titled ‘GPU-Enabled Parallel SAT Solving’, which focuses on enabling scalability of parallel SAT solvers using Graphics Processing Units (GPUs).

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Computer Science alumni win innovation awards from SGTech and NUS Computing

09 September 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Student , Alum

9 September 2021 – Computer Science alumni from the Class of 2021, Chan Qing Zhou and Ian Wu Ling En, have won awards from SGTech and NUS Computing for developing innovative projects with high potential socio-economic impact.

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