Artificial Intelligence

News

24 Jun 2022
Automation in disease diagnosis is reliant on deep learning models that can accurately and efficiently identify measurements of tumors, tissue volume, or other sorts of abnormalities. Now, researchers from Tohoku University have unveiled a new, resource-light model capable of identifying many common eye diseases.
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22 Jun 2022
New dinosaur species used claws to graze along the coast, More accurate rainfall predictions, Magnetism helps futuristic cell research, Do compression garments facilitate muscle recovery? Science journalism and why it matters for democracy and our Image of the month. Read all in the June's Editor's Choice and this month's Asia Research News 2022 magazine pick - Lessons from the dead.
Participants rated the ethical decision of automated vehicles and human drivers.
03 Jun 2022
A research team has studied how humans react to the introduction of AI decision making. Specifically, they explored the question, “is society ready for AI ethical decision making?” by studying human interaction with autonomous cars.
06 May 2022
Asia Research News monitors the latest research news in Asia. Some highlights that caught our attention this week are forest-flying autonomous drones, AI that predicts mental health, and hyperventilating cells.
18 Apr 2022
In disaster mitigation planning for future large earthquakes, seismic ground motion predictions are a crucial part of early warning systems. The way the ground moves depends on how the soil layers amplify the seismic waves (described in a mathematical site “amplification factor”). However, geophysical explorations to understand soil conditions are costly, limiting characterization of site amplification factors to date. Using data on microtremors in Japan, a neural network model can estimate site-specific responses to earthquakes based on subsurface soil conditions.
21 Mar 2022
The theme of MTE 2022 is "Embracing the New Norm and Moving to New Frontiers," and this prestigious event is expected to attract over 10,000 online visitors from all over the world via its virtual exhibition platform.
Better memristors for brain-like computing
07 Mar 2022
Neurone-like junctions made of mixed oxide-based materials could reduce the massive energy consumption of artificial intelligence operations.
SignTown
23 Feb 2022
Computer game uses a camera and AI-based movement recognition to teach sign language to a broader public.
20 Jan 2022
A specific deep neural network model called Bidirectional Long-Short-Term Memory can use cough sounds to distinguish sick from healthy children, paving the way for preliminary screening.
13 Dec 2021
Following the theme "Agham at Teknolohiya: Tugon sa Hamon ng Panahon," the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) once again celebrated its annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration virtually last 22-26 November 2021.
07 Dec 2021
The University launches Node for Inclusive Fintech (NiFT) as thought leader in fintech sector that champions inclusivity issues to meet the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
03 Dec 2021
With the upcoming field testing of the Gul.ai System prototype, the DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) and the University of Rizal System (URS) sealed a collaboration through the conduct of a virtual signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) last 26 November 2021.
23 Nov 2021
Prof. Jae Youn Hwang, DGIST, developed a domain-adaptive deep learning technology for object segmentation with state-of-the-art performance
18 Nov 2021
Continuing its AI4EO initiative, the DOST Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), through the DATOS Project, PEDRO Center, and SARwAIS Project, has signed two separate memoranda of agreement with the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) and Libmanan Water District (LiWaD), respectively.
27 Oct 2021
Roughly eight hours sitting in an office can be excruciating for your back. But now researchers at Tohoku University have developed a new smart chair that may solve office workers’ back problems. The new chair identifies sitting behavior associated with worsening low back pain, warning workers so they can get up and move around before the pain worsens.
22 Oct 2021
Scientists develop new algorithm for rapid, computerized diagnosis of COVID-19, overcoming the limitations of reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction
Photo of conference call signing agreement
24 Sep 2021
As part of its aim to improve business and government agency efficiencies through the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), a research and development institute of the Department of Science and Technology, has signed a 3-year partnership with Bizooku Philippines on 27 August 2021.
01 Sep 2021
Prof. Jae Youn Hwang's team, DGIST, develops deep learning technology to segment buildings from aerial images
20 Aug 2021
Scientists create a new process control model to protect systems from assailants and natural fluctuations
06 Aug 2021
Development of a deep learning technique that reduces the difference between image domains by separating and converting domain information of image capturing environments
06 Aug 2021
Researchers from the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology have developed a faster and more reliable way to print flexible digital devices.
13 Jul 2021
A research project led by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) entitled “Building Platform Technologies for Symbiotic Creativity in Hong Kong” has been awarded HK$52.8 million in research funding from the Theme-based Research Scheme (11th round) under the Research Grants Council (RGC) for a five-year project. This is the first time that major funding has been allocated by the RGC for an art-tech project.
alkaline phosphatase staining to track cell reprogramming
28 Jun 2021
A new non-invasive technique scans “chemical fingerprints” to see if ordinary cells’ reprogramming into stem cells is on track and verify transformation success by matching “print” patterns.
15 Jun 2021
Paris, June 11 – Spending on science worldwide increased (+19%) between 2014 and 2018, as did the number of scientists (+13.7%). This trend has been further boosted by the COVID crisis, according to UNESCO’s new Science Report, The Race against Time for Smarter Development.
18 May 2021
The Asia Research News magazine brings you fascinating research stories from diverse voices in environment, technology, materials, medicine, space and social sciences. The 2021 edition is out now.
14 May 2021
Neurone-like junctions made of mixed oxide-based materials could reduce the massive energy consumption of artificial intelligence operations.
12 May 2021
An artificial intelligence approach extracts how an aluminium alloy’s contents and manufacturing are related to specific mechanical properties.
10 May 2021
Complex algorithms can be taught to predict steel corrosion rates in coastal regions, helping engineers choose the best materials for each location.
04 May 2021
New algorithms are much better at estimating the security level of encrypted data.
28 Apr 2021
The National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore has awarded the tender for the development of the next generation national supercomputer system plus upgrades to the national storage and research network infrastructure. The new system is expected to provide up to 10 Petaflops (10 PFLOPS) of computing capacity and is eight times more powerful than the current supercomputer. The new supercomputer is the first in a series of systems that will form the backbone of the nation’s future supercomputing resources which will support research in areas like climate change, biomedical science and smart nation activities.

Events

07 Apr 2022
The 1st International IPV Workshop will bring together, for the first time, experts in the area of Building-integrated PV (BIPV), Floating PV, Agro-PV, Vehicle-integrated PV (VIPV) and others to discuss the way forward and generate synergies between the various disciplines.
25 Jan 2022
With a brand-new focus, join us to explore Asia Healthcare Analytics Summit happening LIVE on 25 & 26 January 2022 via Hopin platform with 30+ Inspiring speakers, 100+ Virtual attendees, 4+ Networking session, 3+ Panel discussions of healthcare experts globally participating in this summit.
25 Nov 2021
25 November 2021 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM via Zoom​
14 Jul 2021
Intelligent Mobility 2021 will offer a platform for industry experts, thought leaders, policy makers, city planners and researchers to discuss the future of mobility, growth opportunities emerging as a result of disruptive innovation, and the potential impact of new business models.
01 Jun 2021
Prof. Kyung-Joon Park, the Department Chair of Information and Communication Engineering is to take the role as a Head of Joint Operation Committee at IEEE ISORC 2021
10 Nov 2020
A gathering of healthcare leaders, key government representatives and healthcare IT experts, this conference provides an exclusive platform for you to network with your important stakeholders in Singapore’s healthcare industry.
The Khwarizmi International Award (KIA) acknowledges the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from across the globe and to appreciate their high quality research work and contributions to different fields of science and technology.
23 Nov 2021
The event creates a platform for the creativity of inventors from all over the world.
11 Nov 2019
Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) will come together as SFF x SWITCH. Together, it will form a comprehensive showcase of innovative technologies across 5 key sectors to prime business transformation.
09 Oct 2019
Join us at Asia's biggest and best-attended B2B enterprise technology event, Cloud Expo Asia. The event will open its doors to over 18,000 technology professionals on 9th - 10th October 2019 at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre.
13 Jan 2020
Duxes is pleased to announce the launch of the Smart Wearable Device Asia Pacific Summit 2020 (SWAP), that will take place in Shenzhen, China. January 13-14. This upcoming event aims to meet the latest demands of companies in the smart wearable device market, shedding light on current hot topics, industry concerns and the latest innovations.
05 Dec 2019
The summit will bring together 150 data scientists, analysts, engineers, AI researchers and business executives from a wide range of industries to learn, network and experience the full potential of Big Data and AI.
11 Sep 2019
Singapore’s most exclusive Big Data & AI conference is coming back! Join us this September for a knowledge-sharing, content-driven, pitch-free event.
24 Sep 2019
Organised by BIGIT Sdn. Bhd, it will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24-25 September 2019
24 Sep 2019
The Leading Event for Retail Logistics - Now Also in Asia
25 Sep 2019
Come see the future of commerce in the Philippines! Get your free pass.

Researchers

Michihiro Okuyama is the principal data scientist at Konica Minolta, Tokyo.
Duke-NUS Medical School
 Liu Nan
Dr Liu Nan is an Associate Professor at Centre for Quantitative Medicine and Programme in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Medicine School. His research focuses on health services research, emergency and prehospital care, cardiology, medical informatics, and health innovation
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Dr. Lo Swee Won
Dr Lo Swee Won is currently a senior lecturer at the School of Business, Singapore University of Social Sciences
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Syerina Azlin Md Nasir (PhD), Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Kelantan, Malaysia
Dr. Syerina Azlin Md Nasir received her Ph.D. in Information Technology from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia and her undergraduate studies at University of Salford, United Kingdom. She is a senior lecturer in Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at UiTM Cawangan Kelantan, Malaysia where she has been a faculty member since 2004. She has been engaged to research works such as conferences, workshops and become a member of Business Datalytics Research Group. She is a member of Microsoft Certified Professional, International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Certified RapidMiner Analyst and Certified Talend Data Integration. Her earlier publications are on database technology, ontology construction and mapping and actively involves in research, consultations and publications. The author’s current interest is on data mining, data analytics, text and web mining.
Hadiyanto is a researcher at Universitas Jambi in the area of social science, particularly in education. In 2021, He was invited as a speaker AIbotic Series, European Week, and Edutech.
Nanyang Technological University
Kenneth Y T Lim operates at the intersection of cultural anthropology, the learning sciences, and cognitive psychology.
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I am a faculty and the chair of the Department of Information Technology, College of Computer Studies Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan. I am into security, networking, robotics, authentic assessment, technology and innovation.
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
Prof. Sang Hyun Park
Sang Hyun Park is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Robotics Engineering at DGIST
Nanyang Technological University
Dr. Arun works as a Research Assistant Professor (RAP) at the [email protected] Corporate Lab, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Through cutting-edge technology development and commercialization, he contributes to the Singapore 2030 Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMH) and Jurong Innovation District (JID) initiatives. He also acts as an IPT-Lead of the Manufacturing Technologies programme at [email protected] and leads several projects, researchers, and students.
Lingnan University (LU)
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Prof. Albert is an experienced engineer, accomplished entrepreneur, innovative educator and a well-respected humanitarian worker. His research interests include artificial intelligence, robot-assisted search and rescue systems, humanitarian technologies and rural water and sanitation systems.
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Jae Youn Hwang is currently an Associate Professor at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Dr. Siti Fauziah Toha
Dr. Siti Fauziah Toha's main expertise in Artificial Intelligence Modelling and Control optimisation of complex systems and its applications.
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
Prof. Yongsoon Eun
Prof. Yongsoon Eun's main research interest includes resiliency of control systems, resilient cyber-physical systems, control systems with nonlinear instrumentation, intelligent transportation systems.
Prasanna Lakmal
Prasanna Lakmal is a lecturer at the Department for Commerce & Financial Management of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Dr. Connie Cassy Ompok is an early childhood education expert and a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology and Education, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She Started her career in Early Childhood Education as a preschool teacher (2004-2007), a lecturer in early childhood education at the Malaysian Institute of Teacher Education (2008-2016) before serving as a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at UMS (2016 until now).
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
mohamed syazwan osman
Senior lecturer at School of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. He is also Head of Lab EMZI-UiTM Nanoparticles Colloids
Fei Zhuge is a professor at Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
Dr. KeweiGao is the Professor of Materials Physics, and the Associate Chair of the Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry at University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB).
Biomaterials Scientist working on surface engineering of medical implants used for the replacement of hip knee, cardiac and dental .
My current research is generally on the bioactive compounds, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties especially from agricultural by-product. Recently, I have found that these agricultural by-product has a promising potential to be used as biopesticide. They are not expensive, practical and will not significantly affect the environment and human health.
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Dorien Herremans is an Assistant Professor at SUTD, where she is also Director of Game Lab. Her research interests include machine learning and music for automatic music generation, data mining for music classification (hit prediction) and novel applications in the intersections of machine learning/optimization and domains such as digital music and stock market prediction.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
Helen Meng is a Patrick Huen Wing Ming professor of the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dr. SAHANA PRASAD
31 years of teaching experience as Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics, having taught various topics in Statistics, Operations Research, Quantitative techniques and Data science I have also been a resource person in many training programs and given guest lectures/ key note lectures at many conferences and seminars.
Tohoku University
Director of Tohoku University's Tough Cyberphysical AI Research Center and expert in rescue robotics.
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Senior Researcher, Nano-Theory Field, First-Principles Simulation Group, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan.
Kyoto University
Masanori Shimono is an associate professor at Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine.
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Current: Deputy and Administrative Director & Principal Investigator of International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) . Professor at the Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Cheah Yu-N is an associate professor at the School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia.