Projects

Computable News Project

The Computable News Project turns unstructured news stories into structured, “computable” data that can be used to build rich applications where monitoring or searching for entities is important. It unlocks information in text for online reputation management, trading on capital market, electronic discovery of legal evidence, etc. Article Video more

Data Driven Security

We run a lab to obtain empirical data from passive and active measurements. We mine this data to assess the security of a range of Internet technologies and derive the clues that help us build more secure and user-friendly systems. This is a profound source of deeper insights and trains our students in the latest protocols and technologies. Dr Ralph Holz Image credit: Computer Security – Padlock by Blue Coat… more

Data Mining for Computer Science Education

These projects explore how to better support students learning computer programming through mining their own and past students’ code submissions. We create innovative data mining techniques to provide (1) insights into their learning behaviours, (2) automated and immediate personalised hints when students are stuck. Team members Irena Koprinska & Kalina Yacef (CHAI, USyd), Bryn Jeffries & Vincent Gramoli (SIT, USyd), Sammi Chow & Jessica McBroom (USyd). Industry Partner GrokLearning (Sydney) more

Data Privacy in Cloud Computing

User Awareness and Policy Compliance of Data Privacy in Cloud Computing. This research studied the data privacy issues in cloud computing from an Australian perspective, with focus on two aspects i.e. policy compliance and user awareness. As cloud computing gains traction, its growing use calls for a more in-depth study into the technology’s privacy implications for users. Among the expected outcomes of this research include the revelation of privacy loopholes… more

e-DIA (Electronic Dietary Intake Assessment)

Validating an App for Recording Dietary Data The e-DIA allows dietary intake data to be recorded in real time. It is a valid method of measuring group dietary intake at both the nutrient and food group level. e-DIA is a highly acceptable method for young people recording their daily food intake Future work includes updating the database to include a large selection of Australian fast and café chain foods and a collaborative study… more

Encircle: Responsive Transport Blog

The Encircle project is investigating low-cost approaches to transport infrastructure expansion through the use of digital information technologies that work in combination with existing hard infrastructures. Our aim is to improve passenger flow through facilities and distribute loads across services by providing useable and novel forms of information to passengers. more

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