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Inaugural AI Certified Engineer Awards Ceremony on 2 July 2020

It was not until as recent as the 1950s that the concept of Artificial Intelligence was expounded by a group of mathematicians, scientists and philosophers. Since Alan Turing’s 1950 paper Computing Machinery and Intelligence, the field has had an uneven journey of progress; with the advent of higher and less costly computing power, as well

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AIAP® Batch 4 Graduates

Persevering through the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 crisis throughout their apprenticeship, eighteen apprentices completed their journey with the AI Apprenticeship Programme on 19 June 2020 and will begin their new careers as full-fledged AI Engineers this week. Graduating in the middle of a pandemic had been an interesting experience for the batch. Half of

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Helping machines to understand human language better

Natural language is ambiguous. Human beings can easily disambiguate the meaning of linguistic units such as words, phrases and sentences as they read or listen. However it is difficult for machines to do the same without explicit representations of syntax, semantic and discourse. As a researcher in Natural Language Processing (NLP) at NTU, Professor Joty

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Developing a unified framework for NLP algorithms

Natural language processing (NLP) has been around for more than 50 years but has become more well-known recently, thanks to personal assistant applications such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa. It is also the driving force behind language translation applications such as Google Translate. It has been no easy feat coming this far. Enabling computers

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