Data Scientists Network
2021 NeurIPS Meetup

We would be hosting local meetups to stream live and watch recorded videos from NeurIPS 2021 Conference.

About NeurIPS

The Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation is a non-profit corporation whose purpose is to foster the exchange of research on neural information processing systems in their biological, technological, mathematical, and theoretical aspects. This would be the Thirty-fifth Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems.

Some of our past papers

AFRIRAZER: A Deep Learning Model to remove Background and Skin from Traditional African Fashion Images

Africa is known for its rich and diverse culture. Africans are flamboyant and fashion is an expression of our shared heritage as a people. Traditional African fashion is rich, colourful and vibrant, and allows for adaptable customization.

Link to paper: Click Here
Link to poster: Click Here

Real-Time Crowdsourcing of Health Data in a Low-Income country: A Case Study of Human Data Supply on Malaria

Malaria is one of the leading causes of high morbidity and mortality in Nigeria despite various policy interventions to frontally address the menace. While a national malaria policy agenda exists on the use of Artemisinin-based …

Link to presentation: Click Here

Federated Grassroots Community Model for Catalyzing Artificial Intelligence for Common Good

Proposing a methodology for developing Artificial Intelligence solutions that adopt a grassroots federated community model involving a rare collaboration between problem solvers, end-users, and other stakeholders in identifying problems …

Link to publication: Click Here

Papers to be showcased

TopicMeetup Time
PresentersNeurIPS DateNeurIPS Time
Live Stream
SautiDB-Naija: A Nigerian L2 English Speech Dataset3:10pm – 3:25pmTejumade Afonja · Ademola Malomo · Lawrence Francis · goodyduru C Duru · Kenechi Dukor · Oluwafemi Azeez · Zik E Mudele · Olumide OkubadejoDecember 10th, 202112:00pm – 2:00pmClick Here
AFRIFASHION40000: A GAN generated African
Fashion Dataset for Computer Vision
3:25pm- 3:40pmWuraola Oyewusi · Olubayo Adekanmbi · Olalekan Akinsande · Sharon Ibejih · Opeyemi OsakuadeDecember 10th, 202112:00pm – 2:00pmClick Here
Sign-to-Speech Model for Sign Language Understanding:
A Case Study of Nigerian Sign Language
3:40pm – 3:55pmSteven Kolawole, Opeyemi Osakuade, Nayan Saxena, Babatunde Kazeem OlorisadeDecember 14th, 20214:00pmClick Here
A Comparative Analysis of Semi-Supervised and
Self-Supervised Classification for Labeling Tweets about Police Brutality
3:55pm – 4:10pmDecember 10th, 20213:00pmClick Here
AFRIGAN: African Fashion Style Generator
using Generative Adversarial Networks(GANs)
4:10pm – 4:25pmWuraola Oyewusi · Olubayo AdekanmbiDecember 10th, 202112:00pm – 2:00pmClick Here
Live Q & A Session4:25pm – 4:40pm



21st December 2021


3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (WAT)
West African Time




Attendance is free. Registration is Mandatory


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