Young innovators share cutting-edge Internet technology
Five outstanding honours projects by students
of Departments of Computer Science and Finance & Decision Sciences
were selected for exhibition at the Intervarsity Internet Technologies
Exposition and Conference 2003 (IiTEC 2003) held last week while two of
them were also granted the merit awards. They were chosen from a pool of
more than 400 projects submitted by tertiary students.
The two projects scooping the merit awards
were submitted by students of Computer Science Department. They were the
"Web-based Road Traffic Monitoring and Routing System" by So Kar-kei and
Clement Chan with Dr. Li Chun-hung as the supervisor and the "Web Services
Builder" by Lui Yi-leung under the supervision of Dr. William Cheung.
Also displayed at the IiTEC 2003 were three
final-year student projects of the Finance and Decision Sciences Department.
These included "Fundamental Factors Affecting Consumers' Intention to Repurchase
Online" by Lo Wing-yan with Mr. Ludwig Chang as the supervisor; Gabriel
Lee's "Factors Affecting the Consumer Preference in Using Different Payment
System" supervised by Mr. Tony Wong; and "The Effectiveness and Efficiency
of Information Technology and Information Systems in Supply Chain Management
in Hong Kong" by Chan Pui-yuk under the supervision of Dr. Shi Xinping.
The IiTEC 2003, organised by the Internet
Professionals Association in conjunction with seven tertiary institutions,
aimed at encouraging communication and collaboration between Internet professionals,
academics and students. HKBU was one of the co-organisers with Dr. Ernest
Lam, Associate Dean of Faculty of Science, serving on the Grand Judging
Prof. Fan Yiu-kwan, Vice-President (Development) (centre) and faculty
share the joy of remarkable students