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NUS deep-learning AI system puts Singapore on global map of big data analytics

04 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Artificial Intelligence , Database

An artificial intelligence (AI) engine built by NUS Computing's database system research group has become the first software tool from Southeast Asia to be ranked in the top 300 projects by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the largest open-source software community in the world. Apache SINGA is an open-source distributed, scalable machine learning library for deep learning models.

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NUS Computing team receives Best Paper Award at ICNP 2019

01 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Research , Systems & Networking

1 November 2019 – A team, consisting of Computer Science PhD student Raj Joshi, Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon and Associate Professor Ben Leong, won the Best Paper Award at the 27th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) 2019.

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Dr Kuldeep Meel’s paper selected for conference anniversary

30 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Algorithms & Theory , Artificial Intelligence

30 October 2019 – A paper co-authored by NUS Computing Sun Kah Kay Assistant Professor Kuldeep Meel was selected for the International Conference on Constraint Programming (CP)’s 25th anniversary volume of selected research papers.

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NUS Computing researchers receive prestigious research award from Facebook

24 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Research , Systems & Networking

24 October 2019 – Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon and Computer Science PhD students Nishant Budhdev, Pravein Govindan Kannan and Raj Joshi won the highly coveted Facebook Research award on 25 September this year.

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Open For Business

05 October 2019 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

Associate Professor Keith Carter answers questions about big data, actionable intelligence and fintech in a broadcast interview segment by Filipino news service Eagle News.

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Quicker MRIs in the future? Machine learning can help

02 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Feature , Algorithms & Theory , Artificial Intelligence

If you’ve ever had an MRI done, you would know that it’s not the most comfortable experience. They can make you feel claustrophobic, you’ll often hear loud thumping or tapping noises, and you might have to hold your breath a couple of times. But for most people, the hardest thing about getting an MRI, or magnetic resonance imagining, scan is being forced to stay completely still — sometimes for up to 90 minutes at a time.

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Announcing the winners of the Networking Systems request for proposals

25 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , News Media , Systems & Networking

Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon and PhD students Nishant Shyamal Budhdev, Pravein Govindan Kannan, and Raj Joshi, was one of six teams selected for a Facebook research award on networking systems. The NUS Computing team's proposal was one of 71 proposals from 17 countries submitted for the award. 

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The challenges of 5G network infrastructure

22 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

NUS Computing Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon addressed the reasons why the new 5G network system has yet to be adopted by telecommunications companies at a recent Channel 8 news segment.

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NUS artificial intelligence research gets boost

09 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Artificial Intelligence

NUS Computing Assistant Professors Dr Arnab Bhattacharyya, Dr Kuldeep Meel, and Dr Angela Yao received the NRF Fellowship for Artificial Intelligence. Dr Angela Yao will be using the grant to conduct research in artificial visual intelligence, while Dr Bhattacharyya will be developing efficient algorithms for causal inference. Dr Kuldeep Meel aims to develop a mathematical framework that addresses real-world problems in AI.

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DeepBlue Technology and NUS School of Computing to collaborate on computer vision research

05 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

DeepBlue Technology announced its collaboration with NUS Computing to jointly conduct research on computer vision. DeepBlue's Founder and CEO Mr Anderson Chen and Associate Professor Huang Zhiyong signed the joint research framework agreement at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC). DeepBlue Technology will work with computer scientists at NUS on two initial projects in the area of computer vision--namely visual semantic reasoning, semantic map and technology of autonomous positioning and navigation.

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Two faculty members receive the Annual Teaching Excellence Award

05 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty

5 September 2019 – NUS Computing Senior Lecturers Dr Lek Hsiang Hui and Dr Steven Halim were conferred the Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA) for Academic Year 2017/2018 on 8 March this year. The award will be presented at the NUS Festival of Learning held on 19 November.

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Proteona and AI Singapore partner to improve cell therapies and IO treatments

30 August 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

Proteona announced its participation in AI Singapore’s 100 Experiments programme to develop AI tools for single-cell multi-omics data analysis. The project is being conducted in collaboration with NUS Computing Professor Wong Limsoon, a leading expert in bioinformatics and computational biology. The team aims to solve key challenges in single-cell data analysis using artificial intelligence tools.

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There’s power in hierarchy — but not what you expect

27 August 2019 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Feature , Economics of IS

These days, it seems that whenever you’re thirsty and in need of a quick caffeine pick-me-up, there’s always a Starbucks close by — whether you’re running errands locally in the Singapore heartlands of Bedok, or climbing the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China. Starbucks’ ubiquity isn’t just a figment of your imagination, it’s a fact backed by the firm’s latest sales figures.

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NUS Computing welcomes two new faculty members

16 August 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Algorithms & Theory , Artificial Intelligence , Database

 

16 August 2019 – Two new faculty members have joined the Department of Computer Science in NUS Computing. They are:

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Associate Professor Kan Min Yen receives ACL Distinguished Service award

14 August 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Media

14 August 2019 – Associate Professor Kan Min Yen was conferred the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Distinguished Service Award on 2 August 2019. The award was given out at the 57th ACL Annual Meeting held in Florence, Italy, from 28 July to 2 August.

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Gold, silver and bronze medals for Singapore at IOI 2019

13 August 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student

13 August 2019 – Team Singapore won one gold, one silver and one bronze medal at the recent International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) 2019 that was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 4 to 11 August.

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The dilemma of an unknown diameter

13 August 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Feature , Systems & Networking

They say that in the future, vehicles will be able to talk. Not in the way that those in the Pixar movie “Cars” do, but more in the sense of being able to relay and receive information from surrounding vehicles, buildings, traffic lights, and other infrastructure.

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Building a Vibrant Innovation Ecosystem

25 July 2019 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Feature , IS Development & Management

From driverless cars to life-saving medical devices and everything in between, the technologies of the future not only promise to change the world, but also to create high-paying jobs and drive economic growth in the countries where they are developed and commercialised. With so much at stake, it’s no wonder that many countries are racing to build the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems that make this possible.

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Coding enrichment classes for all upper primary school students from next year

10 July 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

A new programme for all upper primary school students to learn coding was announced on 10 July. NUS Computing Associate Professor Ben Leong said coding is likely to develop student’s creativity and problem-solving skills. He believes that coding will teach students how to learn and that it is impossible to learn coding through 'rote learning'. While Prof Leong said that exposing students to coding is a good thing, he felt that it is not necessary to start learning coding at a young age to excel at it.

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CS professors present research at CVPR 2019

02 July 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Feature , Media

Our brain can easily estimate the 3D position and the orientation of the objects we see. This task, however, is non-trivial for computers and robots. Computer scientists have been working on the problem of recovering the 3D position and orientation of objects in data captured from image sensors for years. This problem, formulated as the ‘pose estimation’ problem, is important because recovering the position and orientation of objects in a scene is often a necessary step to understanding the scene.

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