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    Conference explores world of information systems

    Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) is hosting the 5th Computational Intelligence in Information Systems (CIIS 2022) International Conference organised by the School of Computing and Informatics (SCI).

    The three-day virtual conference began on October 17 and ends today. The opening ceremony was held yesterday via Zoom.

    Permanent Secretary (Higher Education) at the Ministry of Education Dr Haji Azman bin Ahmad was the guest of honour.

    The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat followed by a welcoming remark by UTB Vice-Chancellor Datin Paduka Professor Dr Hajah Zohrah binti Haji Sulaiman as the Honorary Chair and Advisor of CIIS 2022.

    This was followed by a speech from Chief Advisor and Acting Executive Director of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Project for ASEAN University Network/Southeast Asia Engineering Education Development Network (AUN/SEED-Net) Professor Emeritus Dr Ueda Tamon.

    Permanent Secretary (Higher Education) at the Ministry of Education Dr Haji Azman bin Ahmad and participants during the opening ceremony. PHOTO: UTB

    The guest of honour also delivered a speech before officiating the opening of CIIS 2022.

    This was followed by a multimedia presentation.

    Two keynote speeches were presented with the first by Professor Abdullah Gani from University Malaysia Sarawak titled ‘Virtual Citizen for Border Crossing Control’. He discussed the concept of Virtual Citizen and its architecture in addressing the issue of border crossing control. This session was chaired by the Dean of SCI Dr Haji Sharul Tazrajiman bin Haji Tajuddin.

    Professor Miura Jun from Toyahashi University of Technology, Japan presented on ‘Dataset issues in applying deep learning to robotics’ where he spoke about the recent attempts to solve the dataset issues of Deep Learning (DL) technologies. This session was chaired by Deputy Dean of SCI, Dr Ravi Kumar Patchmuthu.

    The ceremony concluded with a promotional session by the AUN-SEED-Net led by JICA Project for AUN/SEED-Net Senior Project Officer Sarunphak Kittivorapoom.

    The CIIS 2022 conference also features prominent speakers in the field including Prof Ts Dr Zuriati Ahmad Zukarnain from Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University Putra Malaysia, where she spoke about security and privacy in cloud-based e-health system.

    Others include Professor Joarder Kamruzzaman from Federation University Australian who will be presenting today on ‘Machine learning in cyber-security application’.

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