Recent Submissions

  • Investigation of heterostructure characteristics from AB initio principles 

    Chan, Yong Ming (2019-05-15)
    Heterostructures offers vast opportunities for novel experimentation on emerging phenomena due to various symmetry-breaking patterns at the interfacial structures. These effects cannot be observed in bulk constituents and ...
  • Understanding user behaviour on an online retail website 

    Tan, Xing Yuan (2019-05-15)
    The webmaster has always trying to understand the profiles of the site visitors, especially for the business owners. With the improvement of technology, we can capture every interaction of the users and perform a detailed ...
  • Balancing efficiency and fairness in ridesharing dispatching 

    Wu, Shanshan (2019-05-14)
    Ridesharing Apps have increased its significance in urban mobility that provides convenience and higher flexibility to match riders and on-demand drivers with immediate response time. Traditional systems for taxis ...
  • Quantitative analysis of the effectiveness of team-based learning on mathematics undergraduates 

    Amrita, Sridhar Narayanan (2019-05-14)
    Collaborative Learning is an emerging teaching strategy that uses group work as a tool for understanding and processing knowledge. Team-Based Learning, a type of Collaborative Learning strategy, achieves this goal through ...
  • Analysis of new long-read sequencing data 

    Phoa, Yohanes Alfredo (2019-05-14)
    The rapid development of powerful high throughput sequencing technologies has enabled us to gain valuable insights into the complexities of a human transcriptome. In recent years, Oxford Nanopore has developed a new ...
  • The composite quantile regression for longitudinal data using the mixture of asymmetric laplace distributions 

    Jin, Ye (2019-05-14)
    We propose a linear mixture quantile regression approach, with composite quantile regression (CQR) as a special case, to analyze continuous longitudinal data via a finite mixture of asymmetric Laplace distributions (ALD). ...
  • Algorithmic information theory in the stock market 

    Loh, Kenneth (2019-05-14)
    The paper aims to study the various applications of algorithmic complexity on the stock market, and to evaluate the efficiency of each aspect. The efficiency is measured by the compression rate applied to simulated ...
  • A comprehensive study on spectral clustering 

    Lu, Siyao (2019-05-14)
    Spectral clustering is currently a widely used method for community detection. This Final Year Project (FYP) researched and learned on spectral clustering comprehensively in three main perspectives. Firstly, a guideline ...
  • Can topology predict a financial crisis? 

    Dang, Thi Mai Vy (2019-05-14)
    Topological Data Analysis (TDA) is an emerging field of Applied Mathematics which combines the work of topology and computational geometry to extract insights from high-dimensional data sets. High-dimensional data sets are ...
  • Demand estimation and bundle price optimization : a data-driven approach 

    Lin, Ziwen (2019-05-14)
    The bundling of multi-products at a fixed price has become a popular marketing strategy and attracted many researchers’ attention. This dissertation investigates the bundle pricing problem with discrete choice models. ...
  • Fairness analysis in algorithm design 

    Guo, Yuewen (2019-05-14)
    With the development of AI technology, more and more decisions are made by algorithms instead of human beings. On the one hand, machines can greatly increase working efficiency and accuracy. On the other hand, the algorithms ...
  • Graphs with three eigenvalues 

    Xiong, Zhiyuan (2019-05-14)
    In this final year project, we have studied the graphs whose adjacency matrices have three distinct eigenvalues. There are mainly two topics studied in the project. First, in section 2, we focus on two interesting nonregular ...
  • Discrete event simulation and optimization for DOS in a public hospital 

    Chen, Zitong (2019-05-14)
    Through the research and learning in this Final Year Project (FYP), an aggregate stochastic model for the Department of Surgery (DOS) based on a careful study of data on individual patient arrival times, length of stay ...
  • Modelling and analysis of resource allocation for hospital inpatient operations 

    Lum, Jocelyn, Wei Xin (2019-05-14)
    {Introduction} More patients are opting to go for Same-Day admissions, where they can register and go for their operations with significantly reduced waiting time. The objective of this paper is to find out the optimal ...
  • Application and analysis of embedding methods for node classification in homophily-rich networks 

    Tan, Yee Ying (2019-05-14)
    Using the structural link information in homophily-rich network graphs can potentially improve node classification accuracies. This research will test out the feasibility of using embedding methods to embed the structural ...
  • Ruin probability of insurer in a discrete time setting with heavy-tailed insurance and financial risks 

    Seah, Xin Hui (2019-05-14)
    This paper investigates the probability of ruin within a finite period of time in the context of an insurance company. It examines the reserve of an insurance business that is currently invested in a risky asset. There are ...
  • Gamma approximation of stochastic integrals 

    Nicholas, Susanto Tjandra (2019-05-14)
    This project provides a way to model the distribution of random processes and their cumulative values, which have their applications, but not limited to, the pricing of actuarial and financial derivatives. Specifically, ...
  • Application of hodge theory to the analysis of ranking data 

    Laurent, Valerie Evangelin (2019-05-13)
    This paper presents a thorough analysis of a ranking method called HodgeRank. It is derived from Hodge theory, in particular Hodge decomposition. The objective of this paper is to study the theoretical framework of HodgeRank, ...
  • Peer evaluation : incentivizing truthful reporting 

    Ong, Zheng Yao (2019-05-13)
    Groups assignments are a common sight in today's education requirements. Such assignments are useful in testing students on not only their knowledge of certain topics, but also on how effective they can apply said knowledge ...
  • American fuzzy lop (AFL) fuzzing 

    Goh, Brandon Wen Heng (2019-05-13)
    This final year project introduces the concept of fuzzing to discover flaws in code, and expose loopholes that might have the potential to cause damage to computer systems. Fuzzing is a fairly new method of discovering ...

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