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WING's Junchao and Gaoxiang part of the winning team of DBS Hackathon 2015! PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 22:20
A team of four NUS Computing students won first place at the DBS Talent Conference Hackathon 2015 that was held at DBS Asia Hub in Changi Business Park, at the end of February. The event allowed developers from academic institutions, start-ups and the industry to collaborate with innovators within the DBS group to build useful mobile solution apps that address real business needs. Wang Gaoxiang (CS, Final Year) and Gu Junchao (CEG, Year 3) are part of WING and were part of the 4 students from NUS that were partnered with DBS staff. They beat the 12 other participating teams with their "Uber for household services" application and won $8000 and the opportunity to further develop and potentially launch their application with DBS.
 
Mining Big Text at Yonsei University PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 14:41
In February 2015, Min gave an invited talk at the recent Mining Big Text workshop, as well as an encore presentation of the same at the BigComp invited session in Jeju Island, Korea. You can see the talk entitled "Serving the Readers of Scholarly Documents: A Grand Challenge for the Introspective Digital Library" on Speakerdeck. The accompanying paper on the components of the ForeCite digital library are here.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 14:44
 
the small data of scholarly communication PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 19 December 2014 07:55
Min gave back to back keynotes on "the small data of scholarly documents" at the 2014 Web Science Summer School, held at NUS as well as the ADSC/I2R NLP Workshop held at Fusionopolis, both in Singapore. You can catch the recorded video on YouTube as well as flip through the slide deck on Speakerdeck.
Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014 08:00
 
A/P Tadashi Nomoto visits WING PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 December 2014 23:34
A/P Tadashi Nomoto, visited WING in early December 2014 to network and touch base with WING and gave a talk on his recent work on news article topic labeling. See the slides of his talk entitled "Exploration in Memory Based Topic Detection -- or Concept Generation with Distributional Semantics" here: http://wing.comp.nus.edu.sg/chime/141203/talk_at_nus_nomoto.pdf
Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014 23:36
 
Tao's VELDA in AAAI 15 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 29 November 2014 16:21
Tao's work on Image Tweets has been selected for presentation at the first winter AAAI conference in Austin, Texas, USA. Way to go Tao! Read the preprint here.
 
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