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NeurIPS 2021 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 …

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Programme of events

Session TypeTopicDateTime
(WAT)
NeurIPS DateNeurIPS Time
(WAT)
Live Stream
Black in AI WorkshopA Deep Learning Model to remove Background and Skin from Traditional African Fashion ImagesDecember 11th 20202:00pm – 4:00pmDecember 7th, 20205:00pm – 1:00amClick Here
Crowd ScienceReal-Time Crowdsourcing of Health Data in a Low-Income country: A Case Study of Human Data Supply on Malaria First-line Treatment Policy Tracking in Nigeria December 12th 202012:00pm- 1:00pmDecember 11th, 20207:25pm – 7:45pm
Challenges in Machine Learning (CiML) workshopProblem and Solution Documentation Template for Machine Learning Competitions to Enhance Explainability, Reproducibility, and Collaboration Between StakeholdersDecember 12th 20201:30pm – 2:00pmDecember 11th, 20205:20pm – 6:00pm
Challenges in Machine Learning (CiML) workshopFederated Grassroots Community Model for Catalyzing Artificial Intelligence for Common GoodDecember 12th 20202:00pm – 2:30pmDecember 11th, 20207:20pm – 7:50pm

Schedule

Date

December 2021

Time

12:00 – 4:00 PM (WAT)
West African Time

Venue

Data Science Nigeria AI Hub
174b, Murtala Muhammad Way, Yaba, Lagos.

Registration

Attendance is free. Registration is Mandatory

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