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507, 2024

Urban Larsson (IIT Bombay, India) – The Fundamental Theorem of Normal Play

Combinatorial Game Theory is the branch of Mathematics and Computer Science that studies two-player [...]

2706, 2024

Yuanwei Liu (Queen Mary University of London) – Near-field Communications: What Will be Different?

In this talk, the design dilemma of “What will be different between near-field communications [...]

1006, 2024

Howard H. Yang (Zhejiang University) – Federated Learning Over the Air: A Tale of Interference

This talk aims to present the current research efforts on the development of implementing [...]

2305, 2024

Wang Hai (Singapore Management University) – Data-Driven Methods and Applications in Smart Cities

The rapid development and widespread adoption of mobile devices, sensors, and IoT have led to the [...]

1605, 2024

Hanwei Li (City University of Hong Kong) – Data-Driven Real-time Coupon Allocation in Online Platform

In this study, we partner with Meituan, a leading shopping platform, to develop a real-time, [...]

1405, 2024

Modern societies are built on large-scale, complex engineered systems. At Engineering Systems and Design, we’re equipping students and researchers to design, analyse and manage these critical systems for a better world.

Lynette Cheah, Acting Head of ESD Pillar

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The ESD undergraduate curriculum is concerned with the design, analysis, and management of large scale complex engineering systems such as supply chains, financial services, health care delivery systems, transportation systems, security and defense systems, energy production and distribution systems.

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