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InstaDeep a key organizing partner in the Indaba Grand Challenge to cure Leishmaniasis praised by WHO

on Jul 03, 2020 | 03:55pm

Over the last few months, several volunteers at InstaDeep, including the two Co-Founders Karim Beguir and Zohra Slim, have been working closely with the Deep Learning Indaba Steering Committee to develop the incredibly ambitious Indaba Grand Challenge! The initiative kicked-off on the 30th June and aims for nothing less than finding a cure for Leishmaniasis, […]

InstaDeep Hosts Online RL Training Course for GTC 2020

on May 22, 2020 | 10:17am

Based on our considerable experience in Reinforcement Learning, including our ongoing work with the German railway company Deutsche Bahn and research published at NeurIPS, InstaDeep was selected to host an RL training course titled ‘Learning to Route Using Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning’ at this year’s Nvidia GTC conference. While the training initially was supposed to be […]

Prestigious Research Award Presented to InstaDeep Team Lead

on May 19, 2020 | 02:23pm

This week, CMU Africa announced that InstaDeep colleague Oluwafemi Azeez is the recipient of the university’s honourable award for “Rising Researcher 2020”. The accolade was launched in 2017 and is an annual fund in honour of late alumnus and faculty member Dr Jeremiah N. Mpagazehe. Strong academic preparation and passion for research The announcement was […]

InstaDeep and Zindi Team up to Build Free AI-tool for Face Mask Detection

on May 18, 2020 | 12:29pm

In the midst of Covid19, there is a spike in demand for machine learning solutions that can help tackle the pandemic or ease the societal transformation back into a sense of normality. Given that many countries are now easing lockdown restrictions, products that can assist in the controlled reopening of public functions whilst limiting the […]

InstaDeep’s ICLR contributions available online

on May 04, 2020 | 10:36am

April 2020 saw InstaDeep proudly participate in ICLR for the first time with no less than three research papers! Following a successful virtual conference, the content has been made publicly available for everyone to enjoy. The papers were part of the workshop ‘AfricaNLP: Unlocking Local Languages’ aiming to ‘put Africa on the NLP map’ which […]

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