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Future Wearables: smaller, faster and more independent

26 March 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Systems & Networking

For those who’ve taken the plunge into the world of wearable devices — 61 million of us by the year’s end, as estimates predict — the leap can be liberating.

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Building Better IT Systems with Prof Chuan-Hoo Tan

01 March 2019 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , IS Development & Management

At some point in our careers, most of us have to deal with an IT system that is clunky, unreliable, or just plain difficult to use. It might have an unintuitive interface that takes forever to learn. Or it might require an unnecessarily mind-numbing sequence of steps for every minor task that it facilitates, only to crash every time that task is just a few clicks from completion.

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Sing Your Way to Language Success

08 February 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Media

Have you ever struggled to learn a new language? Maybe you should spend less time trying to speak it and start singing instead!

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Of beer and diapers, and other sale-boosting tricks

13 November 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Digital Innovation in the Service Economy , Social Media & Digital Business , Economics of IS , Data Science & Business Analytics

One of the most famous folklore in marketing and data mining goes like this: many years ago, Walmart noticed that on Fridays, men would head to the store, pick up some diapers for their babies and grab a six-pack at the same time. To take advantage of this, Walmart placed the diaper and beer aisles adjacent to each other, resulting in skyrocketing sales for both items.

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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 , Digital Innovation in the Service Economy , Social Media & Digital Business , Data Science & Business Analytics

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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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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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 , Economics of IS , Data Science & Business Analytics

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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Blockchain gets better: moving beyond Bitcoin

24 August 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Security , Systems & Networking , Algorithms & Theory

Steeped in every culture since the beginning of time are legendary figures of mythical proportions. The Greeks and Romans had Hercules, the Celts had King Arthur, and the Chinese had Sun Wukong. The tech world we live in today is no exception, and one figure that looms large is Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Meet distinguished roboticist Oussama Khatib

02 March 2018 Department of Computer Science , Feature

2 March 2018 - If you ask renowned roboticist and Stanford University Professor Oussama Khatib whether robots would replace human jobs in the future, he will tell you it is not robots that we should fear.

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Picture Perfect: How Two Guys Changed Drone Photography

27 November 2017 Department of Computer Science , Student , Research , Feature

27 November 2017 — It is the 28th of July 2016. A crowd is gathered around a marked off area near the entrance of Level 2, COM1. Among them are NUS President, Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, and NUS Provost, Professor Tan Eng Chye.

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What’s in an online review?

03 April 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature

 

03 April 2017 - Simple solutions to complex problems. This was the mantra that Associate Professor Tan Chuan Hoo kept returning to in the discussion of his paper, Sequentiality of Product Review Information Provision: An Information Foraging Perspective, which was published in MIS Quarterly in 2016.

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