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Associate Professor Goh Khim Yong, Ph.D. student Guo Yutong and collaborators win big at ICIS 2022

10 January 2023 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Student , Research

 

10 January 2023 ­– Associate Professor Goh Khim Yong and Ph.D. student Guo Yutong who are both from the Department of Information Systems and Analytics (DISA), won the Best Paper Award in the Digital and Mobile Commerce track and the Best Conference Paper Award at the 2022 International Conference Information Systems (ICIS)

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NUS Computing Professor Xiao Xiaokui elevated to IEEE Fellow

04 January 2023 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research

 

4 January 2023 — Professor Xiao Xiaokui from the Department of Computer Science has been elevated to an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to data privacy and graph data management.

An IEEE Fellow is a prestigious position reserved for select IEEE members who have contributed immensely to the field of engineering, science, and technology. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this member grade elevation.  

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Problem-first or product-first?

04 January 2023 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature

 

As any Ph.D. student will tell you, paychecks at that level aren’t especially generous. “I was always trying to find cheaper alternatives for household items,” recalls Lim Shi Ying of her doctoral student days at the University of Texas at Austin.

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So you have a dataset? Think about the values it’s missing

03 January 2023 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Data Science & Business Analytics

 

Imagine that you’re a book publisher gathering feedback for a new novel that your firm has recently released. Sales figures are useful, but you’re keen to find out more about what people actually think of the book. So you gather Amazon-style reviews, asking respondents to rate it on a scale of one to five.

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Is the Right-to-Repair an overrated battle?

08 December 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature

 

For the most part, Henrik Huseby was an average, hardworking man — a small business owner making a modest living repairing iPhones and MacBooks in Ski, a tiny city in Norway with a population of roughly 20,000.  

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‘Hearing’ how you walk

29 July 2022 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature

In one scene from the hit TV series Star Trek, Dr Bones McCoy runs to the aid of his fallen crewmate, who lies strewn across a barren, other-worldly landscape. He kneels down, reaches for the small handheld device strapped across his body, and waves it over the injured man. Seconds later, the device beeps and a diagnosis pops up on its tiny screen.

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Mastering the beast that is the company-wide IT system

09 July 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature

Anyone who’s part of an organisation, big or small, will likely be familiar with a company-wide IT system of some sort. It’s the boon and bane of many an employee’s existence, allowing them to deal with HR-related matters, manage their consultancy work with third parties, help track client projects and interactions, and so on.

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When disaster strikes, where do people run?

24 June 2022 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature

When a natural disaster, terrorist attack, or any other crisis strikes, the best time to act isn’t just as it occurs, but rather in the months, even years, before it happens.

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Want to make a good app? Update often and get customers involved

10 June 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Digital Transformation, Platforms & Innovation

Modern-day learners have a wealth of “teachers” to turn to: online books, e-learning courses, YouTube tutorials, and even smartphone apps. If, for instance, you are yearning to lead a more mindful existence and seek everyday calm through the practice of meditation, you might download an app to guide you along.

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

28 April 2022 CSFEATURES 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 CSFEATURES 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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A course that lets you get your hands dirty

18 March 2022 CSFEATURES 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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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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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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SIA-NUS lab launched to help improve passenger sleep on long-haul flights

20 January 2022 Research , News Media

 

Passengers on Singapore Airlines (SIA) flights can look forward to more restful trips in future, should a newly created lab succeed in its research. Over the next few years, SIA and researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) will work together to study the optimal time to wake up flight passengers for meals, among other initiatives. This could even pave the way for personalised meal times based on the individual passenger's sleep cycle.

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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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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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