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Data Privacy in the Age of Big Data

31 October 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

As Singapore becomes a Smart Nation, concerns about privacy, surveillance and data collection becomes more pertinent as both structured and unstructured data is used. Associate Professor Anthony Tung shares his thoughts and research in data privacy in the Channel 8 News interview segment.

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Preventing cyberattacks through smart network surveillance

30 October 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

Cyberattacks are a significant problem, but it can be difficult for organizations to distinguish the early stages of an attack from normal network traffic. Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon’s lab is working on machine learning algorithms that can analyse large amounts of network data with the aim of detecting even novel forms of attack in real time.

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Unhackable hardware for secure data sharing

30 October 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

When we want to collaborate but worry about data privacy, one solution is to create secure areas on individual devices which can interact with each other but cannot be accessed by the device’s owner, or be used to hack the device owner’s data. Associate Professor Chang Ee Chien’s research group is working on using this idea to create new services in areas such as cloud storage and blockchain.

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Smarter lifelong learning with AI

25 October 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

NUS has partnered SkillsFuture Singapore to develop artificial intelligence (AI)-based tools to help Singaporean working adults identify courses that support their career goals. These efforts dovetail with similar projects, such as the NUS career+ app recently co-developed by NUS Computing. “Recent advances in AI are well suited to the challenges of course recommendation and career guidance,” said NUS Computing Associate Professor Min-Yen Kan. “Using methodologies like collaborative filtering and natural language analysis, we are optimistic that our research will support the creation of impactful technologies.”

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20 years of computing excellence

18 October 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media

NUS Computing celebrates its 20th year anniversary since the school's establishment. Over the 20 years, the School has gone from strength to strength, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programmes across the full spectrum of computing, including computer science and computer engineering, as well as specialisations in emerging areas of importance such as artificial intelligence, financial technology and blockchain.

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20 years of computing excellence

18 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media

 

18 October 2018 – Some 43 years ago, NUS Computing began as a single department of Computer Science under the then Nanyang University’s Science faculty, the first of its kind. Fast-forward 23 years to 1998, the School of Computing was established and this year, it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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Click It: Cloud Storage and Security

14 October 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

With the rising popularity of cloud storage, concerns about the security of cloud computing grow as hackers start targeting these storage systems. Associate Professor Chang Ee Chien shares his insights about cloud storage, as well as the benefits and costs of using cloud storage. 

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Chatbot empowers service industry

08 October 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

Final-year Computer Science student Chia Wei Kang, together with NUS graduates Joel Foo and Johnervan Lee, co-founded a chatbot startup, Geboto, aimed at offering an integrated platform for boutique hotels to better connect with their customers digitally. Geboto was awarded a $10,000 Venture Ideation Award by NUS Enterprise to further develop their innovation.

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They Banked On Their Savings For More Than A Year Before Getting Their Big Break

01 October 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Alum , News Media

Inspired by an Animal Behaviours module in NUS, NUS Computing alumni Muhamad Hanif, Tan Kang Soon, and Eu Yong Xue created the award winning game, Songbird Symphony. The team recruited fellow alumnus Chue Sai Hou and have won multiple awards for their indie game, such as the Judges Choice Award at GameStart Asia, "Best Game Audio" award at the Taipei Game Show, and "Excellence in Game Design" award at the Busan Indie Connect Festival.

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App to help NUS students work towards dream jobs

27 September 2018 CSMEDIA 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 CSMEDIA 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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Getting the smarts in money

12 September 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Alum , News Media

NUS Computing alumnus Vinod Nair, founder and CEO of MoneySmart -- a finance web portal, shares his goal of equipping consumers with the tools to become their own best financial advisers.

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Five win accolades at EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Singapore awards

11 September 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Alum , News Media

NUS Computing alumnus Cheong Chia Chou, managing director of Pictureworks, was named one of five winners in the 17th annual EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) 2018 Singapore awards. Chia Chou, Masters in Computer Science graduate, won the award in the media and lifestyle category.

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AI based Workforce Optimization Startup FriarTuck Raises S$5 Million Series A Financing from Philips and SEEDS Capital

10 September 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Alum , News Media

FriarTuck, a Singapore-based developer of enterprise software, has raised US$3.63 million in series A funding from Philips, the Dutch tech giant, and Seeds Capital, the investment arm of government agency Enterprise Singapore. FriarTuck is co-founded by Computer Engineering graduate Alan Sevugan and National University of Singapore Associate Professor Martin Henz. The startup develops artificial intelligence-driven tech solutions to make operations more efficient. Its WorkforceOptimizer platform runs the gamut of functions, from budgeting and payroll to managing employee shifts and supply chains.

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Strong pool of engineering talent key for Smart Nation push: Vivian Balakrishnan

17 August 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

Nine recipients were awarded the inaugural Smart Nation Scholarship, aimed to develop and nurture a pool of next-generation leaders who will spearhead the national digital transformation. Ms Ong Jing Yin, Year Two Computer Science student, is one of two women awarded the scholarship. Year One Information Security student Alan Low is another recipient of the scholarship.

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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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A woman in a digital world

31 July 2018 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

In a series by NUS News which profiles some of the University’s prominent females making waves in STEM, Professor Leong Tze Yun shares about how she entered into computing and the work she is involved in as Director of AI Technology at AI Singapore.

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A woman in a digital world

31 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Artificial Intelligence

 

31 July 2018 – NUS Computing Professor Leong Tze Yun is a forerunner in Singapore’s artificial intelligence (AI) drive to power the future economy. As Director of AI Technology at national research and development initiative AI Singapore (AISG), Prof Leong works at the intersection of machine and human intelligence.

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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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Tech courses for business leaders

23 July 2018 News Media

23 July 2018 – Senior business leaders can equip themselves with knowledge and skills to better harness emerging technologies for digital transformation and business competitiveness, thanks to the new Advanced Computing for Executives (ACE) centre established by NUS Computing.

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