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NTU Student Team wins “Deep Learning Excellence” Award at ISC’17

Published on: 06-Jul-2017


21 June 2017 Awards Ceremony at Frankfurt Messe auditorium

Team NTU represented by students from SCSE, led by Assoc Prof Francis Lee Bu Sung, has been awarded the special prize for the “Deep Learning Excellence” at the 6th Annual ISC-HPCAC Student Cluster Competition at the International Supercomputing Conference 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany on 21 June.


Team NTU with Baidu staff (1st row, 2nd from left): Wu Bian (CS Year 1), Li Yuanrui (CS Year 4), Assoc Prof Francis Lee. (2nd row, 3rd from left) Liu Siyuan (CS Year 3), Shao Yiyang (CS Year 3), Ren Daxuan (CS Year 3), Tan Ying Hao (CS Year 2). (3rd row) Lu Shengliang (CS Class of 2016).

Jointly with teams from Tsinghua University and Beihang University, beating 8 other teams from various international universities, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, the team from Nanyang Technological University won the award for “Solving the CAPTCHA Challenge and Achieving the Highest Degree of Model Accuracy”, achieving 100% accuracy. This special award was sponsored by Baidu Cloud.

Read more on HPCWire:
https://www.hpcwire.com/2017/06/22/tsinghua-team-wins-eighth-student-cluster-championship-isc/

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(Published on 14 July 2017, The Straits Times)

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