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IPS Digital Frontiers Seminar: Man and Machine (2)- Online and Offline Sensing of Public Sentiments on National Day Rally 2016

As more people take to the cyberspace to express their opinions, governments and organisations face the challenge of making sense of a cluttered online space. A major question confronting them is what the online opinion on an issue is, if and how it differs from that of the general population. This seminar presents findings from an on-going study between the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) and the Living Analytics Research Centre (LARC) at the Singapore Management University.

Smart Nation: Data Works, 28 – 29 October 2014, Singapore

Smart Nation: Data Works brings together companies across different industries, global technology companies, tech developers, researchers, academics and public organisations – to debate the latest data trends, share real cases of successful data use and bridge the gap between business use and tech. With more than 500 business users, industry experts and tech start-ups coming together, LARC will be showcasing various project demos during the 2 day exhibition at the Tech Alley.

Research Exhibition: Better Living Through Analytics, 26 March 2014, Singapore

This public exhibition will present the path-breaking research and stimulating project demos developed in LARC. Visitors will witness a myriad of posters and demos, meet the LARC researchers and exchange ideas with them. Ingenious experimentation systems will also be showcased to highlight their relevance in the industry. Through this exhibition, LARC also hopes to explore new possibilities of research collaboration with businesses and government agencies using existing capabilities and new ones in the pipeline so as to address the Big Data Challenges ahead.

5th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2013), 25-27 November 2013, Kyoto, Japan, (LARC-sponsored international conference)

The International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2013) is an interdisciplinary venue for researchers from Computer Science, Informatics, Social Sciences and Management Sciences to share ideas and opinions, and present original research work on studying the interplay between socially-centric platforms and social phenomena.

7th International Workshop on Social Network Mining and Analysis (SNA-KDD 2013), 11 August 2013, Chicago, United States, (LARC-sponsored international workshop)

The seventh SNA-KDD workshop is proposed as the seventh in a successful series of workshops on social network mining and analysis co-held with KDD, soliciting experimental and theoretical work on social network mining and analysis in both online and offline social network systems.

SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Exhibition, 29 November – 1 December 2012, Singapore

At the SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Exhibition, exhibitors will showcase products and services from various sectors related to the computer graphics and interactive technologies. See exciting new developments in technology and offerings from vendors of hardware, software and services. LARC will be showcasing various project demos during the 3-day exhibition.

International Workshop on Fraud Detection in Mobile Advertising(FDMA 2012), 4 November 2012, Singapore

Online advertising flourishes as the ideal choice for both small and large businesses to target their marketing campaigns to the appropriate customers on the fly. An advertiser provides an advertising commissioner with its advertisements, plans a budget, and sets a commission for each customer action. The content publishers, on the other hand, make a contract with the commissioner to display advertisements on their websites. However, since publishers earn revenue based on impressions and clicks they drive to advertisers, there is an incentive for dishonest publishers to inflate the number of impressions/clicks their sites generate—a phenomenon known as click fraud.

Public Exhibition of LARC Posters and Demos, 1 October 2012, Singapore

The inaugural exhibition of LARC posters and demos was held at the SMU Concourse on 1 October 2012. The event kicked-off with a special preview by members of the LARC Steering Committee, followed by a session with LARC partners later that morning. The exhibition was opened to the general public in the afternoon. The event showcased many of LARC’s projects with our industry partners demonstrating LARC research capabilities in achieving “Business, Consumer and Social Insights from Experiment-Driven, Closed-Loop Analytics and Societal-Scale Human Networks”

14th Annual International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2012), 7 – 8 August 2012, Singapore

Conference Theme: “Competing on Real-Time Data Analytics – Connecting the Virtual and Physical Worlds of Social-Commerce.” The International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC) is a forum for the exchange of new ideas related to emerging technologies and managerial practices in electronic commerce, IT services and mobile business.

ICEC attracts global leaders in research from industry and academia. It recently has been held in Minneapolis (2007), Innsbruck (2008), Taipei (2009), Honolulu (2010), and Liverpool (2011). ICEC 2012 in Singapore will feature: refereed paper presentations on leading research issues; invited research sessions and keynote presentations; and panels on emerging issues that bring academic and industry participants together in dialogue. Because of ICEC’s proximity to the vibrant international business and high-tech setting of Singapore, we expect to have involvement from well-known business, technology and public policy experts.

21st Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2011), 3 – 4 December 2011, Shanghai, China

Conference Theme: “Business Intelligence and Cloud Computing for Enterprise Competitiveness.” The 21st Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems will be held in Shanghai, CHINA, on December 3-4, 2011, just prior to the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). The purpose of the workshop is to provide a forum for discussion and interaction among scholars with research interests in the cutting edge issues of information technologies and systems. The theme of the conference is “Business Intelligence and Cloud Computing for Enterprise Competitiveness.”

The Third International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2011), 6 – 8 October 2011, Singapore

Social Informatics is an emerging area of informatics that studies how information systems can realise social goals, apply social concepts, and become sources of information relevant for social sciences and for analysis of social phenomena. The Third international Social Informatics conference will attempt to create an interdisciplinary community of researchers interested in the interactions between the information system and society. Information scientists working on ways to analyse and improve information systems from the point of view of realising social goals are invited to participate.

Last updated on 25 Sep 2020 .