An experienced and versatile IT professional whom handled and implemented a variety of projects including eCommerce, Content Management Systems (open source and enterprise), digital signage systems, Point-of-Sales solutions and web analytics since entering the workforce 8 years ago.
A believer of lifelong and continuous learning coupled with a recent fascination in data science prompted the decision to further his studies at NTU’s Wee Kim Wee school of communications and information. Equipped with skills in the natural language processing (NLP) domain, he is excited to “find structure amongst chaos” in the world of unstructured data, especially user generated contents (UGCs).
Occasional participation in massive open online courses (MOOCs), meetups for new knowledge and travelling overseas for new experiences are activities that he engaged in during his free time.
Before he could accomplish his goals of ranking in the top 5% of a Kaggle competition, here are some minor projects and developments completed: https://github.com/kwokhing 🎯
Giving back to the society in whatever ways he can (sharing of knowledge or experiences), and also looking to gain new experiences and knowledge in the data science field (aims to participate in Kaggle competitions)
• Facebook page and comments scraping • Simple lexicon-based sentiment analysis of the brand's Facebook page • Simple trend analysis based on the brand page's "likes", "shares" and "comments" • Heatmap of the brand page's posts by day and time • Brand page's posting frequency
Master of Science (MSc), Information Science/Studies
Majors in the information analytics domain, focusing on analysing and deriving of insights from traditional as well as digital information assets such as structured and unstructured (social, mobile, user generated contents) data.
Competencies: Web & data extraction, data cleaning, exploratory data analysis (EDA), data mining, text analysis, sentiment analysis, topic modelling, rule-based data extraction, regular expressions, data visualisation, information representation and retrieval, information organisation, R, Python, RapidMiner, quantitative and qualitative research methods
Bachelor of Science (BSc), Multimedia Technology and Design
The programme provides foundational mastery in key media technology with strategic areas of skills and expertise for the burgeoning multimedia industry.
Competencies: Project management, information systems and technology, data and network communications, virtual reality (VR) systems, software engineering, human-computer interface (HCI), C++ programming, and audio & video technology
3-year full-time education in the field of multimedia technology with exposure to multi-disciplinary areas such as programming, databases, web development and design, as well as audio and video production.
Mapping Volunteer, Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
Mapping Volunteer for Missing Maps Mapathon - an open, collaborative project in which individuals help to map areas where humanitarian organisations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable people.
Initiated by Young NTUC, the Youth Career Network is a support network consisting of volunteer career coaches and career guides, who come together with a common desire to pay it forward. The Youth Career Network delivers the Young NTUC Career Discovery & Mentorship Programme, targeting at graduating students and first job seekers, to provide them with the support and guidance needed to better navigate and plan their career.