Computing Translational Research and Development

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Computing Translational Research and Development

Our Technologies

    Artificial Intelligence

  1. Adaptive Hybrid Sampling
  2. Algorithm + Neural Network = ?
  3. Autonomous Driving in Pedestrian and Vehicle Traffic
  4. Autonomous Target Following
  5. Autonomous Target Tracking
  6. Collision Detection
  7. Continuous POMDP Planning
  8. Grammatical Error Correction
  9. Intention Net for Autonomous Navigation
  10. IRAP
  11. Kinodynamic Motion Planning in Dynamic Environments
  12. Ligand Binding to PXR
  13. Motion Synthesis for Character Animation
  14. Natural Language Interaction with Robots
  15. Object Manipulation
  16. Offline POMDP Planning
  17. Online POMDP Planning
  18. Pathway Modelling
  19. Protein Flexibility Analysis (PFLEXANA)
  20. Reinventing User Interaction with Flying Cameras
  21. Robot Placement
  22. Single-Query Randomized Path Planning
  23. Stochastic Roadmap Simulation of Molecular Motion
  24. Trust Models for Human-Robot Collaboration


  26. BlockBench
  27. Crowd Monitoring Solutions
  28. Elastic, Power-aware, data-Intensive Cloud platform (epiC)
  29. FD-tree
  30. ForkBase and ForkCloud
  31. Hyperledger++
  32. LogBase
  33. Mars
  34. Medusa
  35. OmniDB
  36. SINGA
  37. ThunderML: Next-Generation Machine Learning Platforms on Many-Core Architectures

    Healthcare Informatics

  39. Clinical Data Analytics


  41. Facial Image Analyses API
  42. Intelligent Social Scene Analytics
  43. Markerless Mixed Reality
  44. Skull Reconstruction Tools

    Programming Languages & Software Engineering

  46. PAT
  47. Semantic Space
  48. TCOZ


  50. Cache Side Channel Attacks (oo7, KLEESpectre, CacheFix)
  51. Fuzz Testing and Symbolic Execution
  52. Program Repair
  53. Software timing analysis (Tool, Papers)

    System & Netwroking

  55. Chronos 2.0: A Timing Analyzer for Embedded Software
  56. Computational Kernels for Wearables (Sequential and Multi-threaded)
  57. Lin-Analyzer: A High-Level Performance Analysis Tool for FPGA Accelerators
  58. Transformer Core: Next-Generation Many-Core Architecture

C-TRend Centre
Computing Translational Research and Development


Selected Demo Papers

  1. Animesh Prasad, Saumya Ahuja, Shenhao Jiang, Bimlesh Wadhwa and Min-Yen Kan. ChairVisE: An analytic lens for conference submission data. In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL '19), June, Urbana-Champaign, USA, IEEE Press. Demonstration Paper.
  2. Jiangwei Zhang, Y.C. Tay, Yu Wang. A collaborative framework for tweaking properties in a synthetic dataset. VLDB2018.
  3. Z. Xie, Q. Cai, F. He, G.Y. Ooi, W. Huang, B.C. Ooi. Cohort Analysis with Ease. ACM SIGMOD 2018.
  4. Lu Chen, Yunjun Gao, Zixian Liu, Xiaokui Xiao, Christian Jensen, Yifan Zhu. PTRider: A Price-and-Time-Aware Ridesharing System. VLDB2018.
  5. Yong Xue Eu, Jermyn Tanu, Justin Jieting Law, Muhammad Hannah B Ghazali, Shyan Siang Tay, Wei Tsang Ooi, and Anand Bhojan. SuperStreamer: Enabling Progressive Content Streaming in a Game Engine. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM'16), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15-19 October 2016, 737-738, Technical Demonstration.
  6. Darren Carlson, Matthias Mogerle, Max Pagel, Shivam Verma, David S. Rosenblum. A Visual Design Toolset for Drag-and-drop Smart Space Configuration. 2015 5th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT).
  7. Tao Chen, Naijia Zheng, Yue Zhao, Muthu Kumar Chandrasekaran, Min-Yen Kan. Interactive Second Language Learning from News Websites. In Proceedings of 2nd Workshop on Natural Language Processing Techniques for Educational Applications (NLP-TEA '15), Beijing, China.
  8. Duong-Trung-Dung Nguyen, Axel Carlier, Wei Tsang Ooi, and Vincent Charvillat. Jiku Director 2.0: A Mobile Video Mashup System With Zoom and Pan Using Motion Maps. In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM'14), Orlando, Florida, 3-7 November 2014, 765-766, Technical Demonstration.
  9. Duong-Trung-Dung Nguyen, Mukesh Saini, Vu-Thanh Nguyen, and Wei Tsang Ooi. Jiku Director: A Mobile Video Mashup System. In Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM'13), Barcelona, Spain, 21-25 October 2013, Technical Demonstration.
  10. Jianlong Zhong, Bingsheng He. Medusa: A Parallel Graph Processing System on Graphics Processors. VLDB13BestDemo.
  11. Shuhao Zhang, Jiong He, Bingsheng He, Mian Lu. OmniDB: Towards Portable and Efficient Query Processing on Parallel CPU/GPU Architectures. VLDB13Demo.
  12. Xinxi Wang, Ye Wang, David Rosenblum. A daily, activity-aware, mobile music recommender system. MM '12 Proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Multimedia, 2012.
  13. Arash Shafiei, Guntur Ravindra, Ngo Quang Minh Khiem, Wei Tsang Ooi, Mukesh Kumar Saini, and Cong Pang. Jiku Live: Live Zoomable Video Streaming. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM'12), Nara, Japan, 29 October - 2 November 2012, 1265-1266, Technical Demonstration.
  14. Aobo Wang, Tao Chen and Min-Yen Kan. Re-tweeting from a Linguistic Perspective. In Proceedings of the NAACL-HLT 2012 Workshop on Language in Social Media. Montréal, Canada. pp. 46-55.
  15. X. Cao, G. Cong, C. Jensen, J. J. Ng, B. C. Ooi, N.-T. Phan, D. Wu. SWORS: A System for the Efficient Retrieval of Relevant Spatial Web Objects. Int'l Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), 2012.
  16. G Chen, C. Liu, M. Lu, B.C. Ooi, A. Tung, S. Ying, D. Zhang, M. Zhang. A Cross-Service Travel Engine for Trip Planning. ACM Int'l. Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD), 2011.
  17. Bhojan Anand, Karthik Thirugnanam, Jeena Sebastien, Pravein Govindan Kannan, Akhihebbal L. Ananda, Mun Choon Chan and Rajesh Krishna Balan. Adaptive Display Power Management for Mobile Games. Abstract Paper (Poster Presentation & iOS/Android Demonstration), Proceeedings of ACM MobiSys 2011, Washington DC, June 2011.
  18. Axel Carlier, Arash Shafiei, Julien Badie, Salim Bensiali, and Wei Tsang Ooi. COZI: Crowdsourced and Content-Based Zoomable Video Player. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM'11), Scottsdale, AZ, 28 November - 1 December 2011, 829-830, Technical Demonstration.
  19. Bhojan Anand, Pravein Govindan Kannan, Akhihebbal L. Ananda, Mun Choon Chan. El-pincel - A Painter Cloud Service for Greener Web Pages. Abstract Paper (Poster Presentation & Android Demonstration), Proceeedings of ACM MobiSys 2011, Washington DC, June 2011.
  20. Bhojan Anand, A.L.Ananda, Mun Choon Chan, and Rajesh Krishna Balan. Application Assisted Power Management in Multiplayer Mobile Games – Poster & Demo. Abstract Paper (Poster Presentation & Demonstration), Proceedings of The Eleventh ACM Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems & Applications (HotMobile 2010), Feburary 22, Annapolis, MD, USA.
  21. C. Liu, B. C. Ooi, A.K.H. Tung, D. Zhang. Crew: Cross-modal resource searching by exploiting wikipedia. ACM SIG MM, 2010.
  22. Min-Yen Kan, Tarun Kumar and Himanshu Gahlot. Prastava: An Open-Source Ruby-Based Generic Recommendation System. Joint JCDL/ICADL Demo Session (JCDL/ICADL '10), Brisbane, Australia, June. Demo Paper.
  23. Andra Doran, Sebastien Mondet, Romulus Grigoras, Geraldine Morin, Wei Tsang Ooi, and Frederick Boudon. A Demonstration of MobiTree: Progressive 3D Tree Models Streaming on Mobile Clients. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM'09), Beijing, China, 19-24 October 2009, 955-956, Technical Demonstration.
  24. Hang Cui, Min-Yen Kan and Tat-Seng Chua. Unsupervised Learning of Soft Patterns for Generating Definitions from Online News. In Proceedings of the 13th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2004), May 2004. New York, New York, USA.
  25. Min-Yen Kan. Web Page Classification Without the Web Page. In Proceedings of the 13th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2004), May 2004. New York, New York, USA. Poster Paper.
  26. Wynne Hsu, Mong Li Lee, Beng Chin Ooi, Pranab Kumar Mohanty, Keng Lik Teo, Chenyi Xia. Advanced Database Technologies in a Diabetic Healthcare System (Demo). In 28th International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB), Hong Kong, August 2002.
  27. H. Shen, B. C. Ooi and K.L. Tan. Finding semantically related images in WWW. ACM SIGMM'2000 Multimedia Conference (MM), L.A., 491-492, (2000).
  28. Wynne Hsu, Mong Li Lee and Kheng Guan Goh. Image Mining in IRIS: Integrated Retinal Information System (Demo). In Proceedings of ACM SIGMOD International Conference on the Management of Data, Dallas, Texas, May 2000.
  29. S. Bressan, C.L. Goh, B. C. Ooi and K.L. Tan. Integrating Replacement Policies in StorM: An Extensible Approach. ACM SIGMOD Int'l. Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD), Dallas, Texas, Demo paper, 599, (2000).

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Computing Translational Research and Development


Highlight from Department of Computer Science (CS)

  • The research of Professors Wynne Hsu and Lee Mong Li on retina image analysis for disease has resulted in more than 50 licenses to hospitals and research institutes worldwide. They are the co-recipients of the 2014 President’s Technology Award.
  • Professor Ooi Beng Chin's team developed SINGA, the first Apache open source platform for deep learning. Apache-SINGA has been applied in many applications in healthcare and FinTech, and is now available in the Amazon marketplace.
  • The research of Associate Professor Ng Teck Khim on augmented reality has resulted in a system that will be launched in September 2017, in partnership with Universal Studios Singapore.
  • Professor Tulika Mitra is collaborating with an ICT industry leader to develop next generation multicore architecture solutions.

Highlight from Department of Information Systems and Analytics (DISA)

  • Associate Professor Huang Ke-Wei's team has been working to develop a digital economy solution for the Singapore Smart Virtual Checkpoint for Global Talent.
  • Associate Professor Goh Khim Yong's team is conducting research in big data analytics and consumer behaviours in the area of omni-channel retailing and marketing.
  • Associate Professor Jack Jiang Zhenhui's team is working on online consumer behaviour, information privacy, and social media impact. In particular, his recent work focuses on video advertising and the use of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) to enhance the sensory experience of virtual stores.

C-TRend Centre
Computing Translational Research and Development


C-TRend Centre
Computing Translational Research and Development

Our Events

Title: Artificial Intelligence Educator Symposium 2019
Date: 10 October, 2019
Time: 1:30-5:45pm
Venue: Shaw Foundation Alumni House, 11 Kent Ridge Drive Singapore 119244
Fee: None
Description: The symposium serves as a forum for university and polytechnic educators to exchange their views and experience in curriculum design to prepare the next generation of students to be ready for the challenges and opportunities brought about by the rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence.
Registration: Please click here.
Program: Please click here.
Organizing Committee: Please click here.

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Computing Translational Research and Development

Steering Committee


HUANG Zhiyong (Director)

JIA Yilin

LAO Guoyin

LEE Cheryl


YEUNG Siu Chun


Former members

WANG Shuhong



C-TRend Centre
Computing Translational Research and Development

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