Distributed Computing (DC Group)


Team awards:

  • 1st Place - Rakuten-Viki Global TV Recommender Challenge. To predict a set of TV drama episodes that users would watch with interest. Sep 2015.
  • 3rd out of 861 teams - Sentiment Analysis on Movie Reviews Challenge. To classify the sentiment of sentences from the Rotten Tomatoes dataset. Feb 2015. https://www.kaggle.com/c/sentiment-analysis-on-movie-reviews
  • 3rd Place - Prudential Healthcare Challenge. To predict the cost of seeking treatment for consumers admitted to a hospital. 2014.
  • 2nd Prize winner - inaugural APPS4SG. App development competition aimed at spurring the generation of innovative apps that make use of Government data to improve the way we live, study, work and play in Singapore. 2014.
  • 2nd Prize winner - Predictive Sales Forecasting Challenge for DSM Engineering Plastics. 2013
  • 3rd out of 189 teams - ACM Recommender Systems (RecSys) Challenge 2013. Yelp business rating prediction. Aug 2013. https://www.kaggle.com/c/yelp-recsys-2013
  • 1st Prize - the 6th IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2013). “Scalable complex system modelling for a sustainable city”. In conjunction with the 13th International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid (CCGrid), Delft, Netherland, May 2013.
  • Best Demo Paper award - “Design and Development of an Adaptive Workflow-Enabled Spatial-Temporal Analytics Framework,” IEEE International Workshop on Scalable Computing for Big Data Analytics, held in conjunction with the 18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), Singapore, Dec 2012.