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NUS Computing Assistant Professor Brian Lim wins Google Research Scholar Award 2022

12 May 2022 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Artificial Intelligence

12 May 2022 — NUS Computing Assistant Professor Brian Lim has received the Google Research Scholar Award, which aims to support world-class research conducted by early-career professors at institutions around the world.

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NUS Computing Assistant Professor Brian Lim and PhD student Zhang Wencan win Best Paper Award at CHI 2022

30 April 2022 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Artificial Intelligence

30 April 2022 — NUS Computing Assistant Professor Brian Lim and Computer Science PhD student Zhang Wencan have won the Best Paper Award at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, which will take place on 30 April to 5 May this year.

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Explainable AI gets more human-centric — thanks to cognitive psychology

28 April 2022 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Artificial Intelligence

Imagine if Amazon Alexa could recommend a tub of ice cream or Siri could play a cheerful song if they hear sadness in your voice. AI voice recognition can now recognise emotions with very high accuracy. Yet it is not correct all the time, and this begs the question of how it make its decisions.

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Walk, Watch, Learn: On-the-go video learning

20 April 2022 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Artificial Intelligence

 

As COVID crept across the world, confining people to their homes and chaining them to their desks — for work, school, and play — Zhao Shengdong was no exception. Involved in class after online class, the associate professor at NUS Computing and his PhD student Ashwin Ram soon began to wonder: What can we do to enhance the online learning experience? Instead of a static setting, could people learn dynamically on-the-go instead? 

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NUS Computing Professor Abhik Roychoudhury and collaborator win IEEE’s New Directions Award

05 April 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Programming Languages & Software Engineering

05 April 2022 — NUS Computing Provost’s Chair Professor Abhik Roychoudhury has won the IEEE Technical Committee of Software Engineering’s New Directions Award for 2022.

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Assistant Professor Umang Mathur and collaborators win Best Paper Award at ASPLOS 2022

31 March 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Programming Languages & Software Engineering

31 March 2022 — NUS Computing Assistant Professor Umang Mathur and his collaborators have won the Best Paper Award at the ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS) 2022.

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Eight exemplary individuals honoured for their contributions to education, research and service at NUS University Awards

22 March 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

The National University of Singapore (NUS) recognised eight outstanding individuals who distinguished themselves with their achievements and contributions in the areas of education, research and service to the University, Singapore and the global community in 2021.

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A course that lets you get your hands dirty

18 March 2022 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Teaching , Feature

‘EPP’ is an acronym that rolls easily off the tongue, and is something that all first-year Computer Engineering undergraduates at NUS are intimately familiar with. Short for ‘Engineering Principles and Practice,’ EPP is a course that spans two semesters — the first focuses on electronics and hardware, while the latter has a software emphasis.

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NUS Computing team wins Best Student Paper Award at GRAPP 2022

08 March 2022 CSMEDIA CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student

08 March 2022 – A team comprising a Master’s student and two graduates won the Best Student Paper award at the 17th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP 2022), which took place online in February this year. GRAPP is a conference that brings together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in both theoretical advances and applications of computer graphics.

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Computing For Voluntary Welfare Organisations honoured with Lions Befrienders’ Award

07 February 2022 CSMEDIA CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student

04 February 2022 - The Computing For Voluntary Welfare Organisations (CVWO) was honoured with the Exemplary Community Partner Award 2021 by the Lions Befrienders Service Association last year. The awards ceremony was cancelled because of COVID-19 restrictions.

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Bennett University: Global programme to hone AI, data skills of students

27 January 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

To offer its students holistic and experiential learning on a global platform, Bennett University has collaborated with Corporate Gurukul to offer Global Academic Internship Programme (GAIP) certified by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). With this partnership, the students will experience collaborative learning in artificial intelligence, data analytics, machine learning and deep learning.

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CNRS, A*STAR and NUS renew agreement for IPAL

27 January 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Artificial Intelligence

27 January 2022 – The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and NUS renewed an agreement on Tuesday to continue its joint research collaboration through the IPAL.

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The Department of Information Systems & Analytics welcomes four new faculty members

27 January 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Healthcare Informatics , Economics of IS

27 January 2022 - Four new faculty members have joined NUS Computing’s Department of Information Systems and Analytics:

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An AI that can read your emotions? Putting safeguards in place

21 January 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Artificial Intelligence

 

In recent years, some companies, including Amazon, JP Morgan, and Unilever, began asking prospective employees to do a curious thing — to film themselves answering a fixed set of questions. The firms would then run the videos through an AI-powered software, scanning faces and eye movements for signs of empathy, dependability, and other ‘desirable’ personality traits.

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Provost’s Chair Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli wins AIS Fellow Award 2021

13 January 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Digital Transformation, Platforms & Innovation

13 January 2022 - Provost’s Chair Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli has won the AIS Fellow Award 2021, a prestigious award given by the Association for Information Systems (AIS) to academics in the Information Systems (IS) discipline.

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NUS' Internet Celebrity Professor: Ben Leong

03 January 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

Mention Associate Professor Ben Leong, and many NUS students will know who he is - the resident professor who dishes out advice on NUS Whispers, a page which allows users to express their opinions, publish personal confessions, and seek advice anonymously. 

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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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