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Building a basic search engine or document retrieval system using Vector
space model in R

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AIMS / MIIA Event on AI and Data Science, Cape Town, Tuesday 5 December 2017
Venue: AIMS South Africa, 6 Melrose Rd, Muizenberg, Cape Town

The AIMS/MIIA event is starting at 6:30pm for 7pm.

Agenda

• “DIANA - Data, Insight, Analytics, Newness, Aspirations” - Prof Pete Grindrod, Oxford University

• “AI in Africa - Shaping a better future in the Smart Technology Era” - Dr Jacques Ludik, Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa, Cortex Logic

• “Reproducible Research” - Dr Sebnem Er, Statistical Sciences Department, University of Cape Town

• “Customer Lifetime Value based on Machine Learning methods” - Dr Thuso Simon, Data Science, Zoona

• “Computational Neuroscience - Thinking About Thinking” - Mr Chris Currin, PhD Computational Neuroscience candidate, University of Cape Town

Meetup: https://lnkd.in/gvpKjw3

Please register via Quicket. Link to be provided shortly.

Events: https://lnkd.in/gwWmri3
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The Second Annual Privacy & Data Protection SOUTH AFRICA 2017
“Data Protection: Global Compliance Management”

Tuesday, 5 December 2017
The Strand Tower Hotel
Cape Town, South Africa

https://lnkd.in/gEjV-Va

The organisers of this event are excited to announce that Dr Jacques Ludik, Founder of MIIA (President), will be joining the speaker faculty of The Second Annual Privacy & Data Protection SOUTH AFRICA 2017: “Data Protection: Global Compliance Management” on Tuesday, 5 December 2017 at The Strand Tower Hotel in Cape Town. Jacques Ludik will be discussing ‘How Artificial Intelligence is transforming corporate decision making: Past, Present & Future’. The MIIA are the Official Partners of this premier event and have arranged for an exclusive discounted MIIA Member’s rate for ALL members who would like to attend. Don’t miss out! To view the full conference agenda and reserve your delegate place, visit: https://lnkd.in/gEjV-Va

Events: https://lnkd.in/gwWmri3
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Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) - https://lnkd.in/gA-q4q6 - via Dr Jacques Ludik was also represented at the Global Symposium on AI and Inclusion on 8–10 November 2017, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers (NoC) has organized the event which are co-hosted, on behalf of the NoC, by the Institute for Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, with support from the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund.

Participants included representatives from advocacy, philanthropy, media, policy, and industry, who will address both the opportunities and challenges of AI-based technologies through the lens of inclusion.

For more information, visit the following pages:
Event web page: https://lnkd.in/gaTmmHj
Harvard blog: https://lnkd.in/gF9znRF
Symposium overview: https://lnkd.in/gRNn-ua

Visualization:
https://lnkd.in/gZNkfep
https://lnkd.in/gQqwuXp

Photos: https://lnkd.in/gzXR2Sv

Events: https://lnkd.in/gwWmri3
Blog: https://lnkd.in/g4-MAEE
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MIIA (via Dr Jacques Ludik's participation) will also be represented at the Global Symposium on AI and Inclusion on 8–10 November 2017, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers (NoC) has organized the event which are co-hosted, on behalf of the NoC, by the Institute for Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, with support from the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund. The aim of the Symposium is to deepen participants's understanding of Artificial Intelligence inclusion challenges and opportunities, to identify and discuss areas for research, education, or action, and inform and incubate new projects and other collaborative efforts among participants. It will focus on identifying, exploring, and addressing the opportunities and challenges of Artificial intelligence. AI-related topics and issues will be explored from the perspectives of different actors, and by looking at a set of thematic core areas, such as social justice, health and wellbeing, education, data and infrastructure, law and governance, and employment and workplace.

Participants will include representatives from advocacy, philanthropy, media, policy, and industry, who will address both the opportunities and challenges of AI-based technologies through the lens of inclusion.

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On the Dot / Media24 event: Leadership and Artificial Intelligence, 2 November 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa
Dr Jacques Ludik has partipated as a guest speaker on AI and Machine Learning at the On the Dot / Media24 event on 2 November 2017.
Presentation - https://drive.google.com/…/1pgqSi6222xftSuSReTubJQ9m6…/view…
Smart Technology Era
Brief version of my AI story in Africa - the past, the present & the future
AI as exponential technology in the Smart Technology Era
Africa - some of the key challenges & opportunities
AI in Africa -The past
AI in Africa -The present
AI in Africa -The future

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Accelerate Cape Town Thought Leaders Breakfast: AI and Machine Learning on 3 November 2017, Cape Town, South Africa
Dr Jacques Ludik has participated as a Though Leader on AI and Machine Learning at the Accelerate Cape Town Though Leaders Breakfast on 3 November 2017 from 7:30-10am.
Presentation - https://drive.google.com/…/1OHAbdOP1shkkcOHUFuK0mdwP3…/view…
Impact of AI as exponential technology within the Smart Technology Era
Applications of AI in a corporate context and in Africa
Africa - some of the key challenges & opportunities
Building AI and smart technology skills and capacity in Africa
AI in Africa -The Future

This post has been updated with links to the presentations and videos from the AI Africa Conference as well as the presentations from other AI Thought Leader events. https://lnkd.in/ejWcV2e

This post has been updated with links to the presentations and videos from the AI Africa Conference as well as the presentations from other AI Thought Leader events. https://lnkd.in/ejWcV2e

This post has been updated with links to the presentations and videos from the AI Africa Conference.
https://lnkd.in/gMc-85C
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