Machine Learning is transforming healthcareFood image recognition enables smart food logging—people can capture photos of their daily food intake and monitor their eating behaviours.
Invited TalkEe-Peng LIM, Personalized Participatory Nation Through Data Analytics, International Forum 2016 on THEME “KNOWLEDGE, INFORMATION AND DATA IN OPEN ACCESS SOCIETY”, Tsukuba City, Japan.
Supercomputer supports Singapore Al researchSMU has become the first organisation in Singapore and Southeast Asia to deploy an NVIDIA DGX-1 deep learning supercomputer. Deployed at the SMU Living Analytics Research Centre (LARC), the supercomputer will further research on applying artificial intelligence (AI) for Singapore’s Smart Nation project. One of the featured projects is a food AI application to achieve smart food consumption and healthy lifestyle, which requires the analysis of a large number of food photos.
Exhibition Showcase. Singapore International Cyber Week – GovernmentWare 2016Booth 15A, Suntec Convention Centre, Hall 401, 402, 403, 404F
21st International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2016) – Best Paper AwardOur heartiest congratulations to Professor Wei CHEN, Assistant Professor Feida ZHU, Professor Lei ZHAO and Professor Xiaofang ZHOU who was presented the Best Paper Award at the 21st International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2016), in Dallas, Texas, with their paper “When Peculiarity Makes a Difference: Object Characterisation in Heterogeneous Information Networks.
Open Data in SingaporeThe government’s open data portal (data.gov.sg) houses data sets from 71 government ministries and agencies, including over 350 data sets related to health originating from the Health Promotion Board, Health Sciences Authority and Ministry of Health. Singapore has also used the data portal as a means for catalyzing citizen engagement around available data, though, for example, the Data in the City Visualization Challenge, which asked citizens to tell “your Singapore story using data.” As Professor Ee-Peng LIM, Director of Living Analytics Research Centre, Singapore Management University, describes, “Singapore is heading toward an effort to use both public and private enterprise data to innovate her economy as well as her society. This is currently the mindset of the government, as well as the nation.
A ‘Closed’ Social Media Perceived To Be Less CriticalSMU Living Analytics Research Centre Director Professor LIM Ee-Peng noted that there were 275 social media posts a day during the election season and the number of political blog posts did not increase significantly after the GE2015 result announcement. After the GE2015 result announcement, there were a large proportion of emotional posts that contain at least some ranting expressions and expletives.">
DBS, SMU Launch Joint Lab for Social Media AnalyticsDBS Bank and Singapore Management University (SMU) have joined forces to operate a research lab that is trying to uncover new digital consumer trends amid social media. The Life Analytics Lab, employed a team of about 10 researchers to process data gleaned from platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. The research will be driven by the analytics capabilities SMU developed from its Living Analytics Research Centre (LARC), which was formed in 2011 through funding by the National Research Foundation.
Ask Tech in Asia: Has technology changed the Singapore General Election?Technology removed restrictions on accessibility to media, making content generation much easier, sometimes even crowdsourced. The sheer number of online blogs can also be quickly gauged by looking at the number of news sources and articles built by a team of researchers from Living Analytics Research Centre, Singapore Management University for this General Election.
Campaigning in CyberspaceSocial media has helped to generate interest and draw crowds to rallies during the 2011 election campaign but it is playing an even bigger role this time, with platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram, and even news portals. At Singapore Management University, Professor of Information Systems and Director of Living Analytics Research Centre, Professor LIM Ee-Peng and his team has been monitoring the Twitter traffic of Singaporeans and netizens during the 2011 polls and the current campaign on how much attention paid to respective political user accounts and how netizens shared information via Twitter.
GE2015 AnalyticsLiving Analytics Research Centre from Singapore Management University has developed an analytic software that aggregates General Election 2015 related content posts from more than 200 blogs. According to the current set of posts, the most discussed topics are “Campaigning”, “Cost of Living” and “Immigration”.">
General Election 2015 AnalyticsGE2015 Analytics (http://research.larc.smu.edu.sg/ge2015/) is a software system created for Singaporeans and others interested in the 17th General Election of Singapore. GE2015 Analytics aggregates all relevant blog and mainstream media posts from few hundreds sites in real-time, extracts politician names, party names, constituencies, and political issues as facets automatically, and supports a search interface using a faceted approach. The blogs were identified in collaboration with the Institute of Policy Studies (National University of Singapore). This system is developed by the Living Analytics Research Centre located in Singapore Management University. For any questions related to this system, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated on 24 Apr 2017 .