Congratulations to Benjamin Rosman, who was granted a Google Faculty Research Award in the "Machine Learning and Data Mining" category - the only recipient from the African continent.
Congratulations to Sicelukwanda Zwane for receiving the "Best Poster" award at the 2017 Deep Learning Indaba.
He wins a trip to Long Beach, California in December, where he will attend NIPS 2017.
We are co-organising the first Deep Learning Indaba which will be held at the University of the Witwatersrand from 11-15 September 2017.
The week will feature an intensive programme of lectures and practical tutorials, covering a number of exciting and cutting-edge topics in deep learning. These sessions will be run by a number of international and local experts in the field. It promises to be an exciting week!
Benjamin Rosman is co-chairing the 2016 PRASA-RobMech International Conference, in Stellenbosch, South Africa this week, from 30 November to 2 December 2016.
Version 1.0 of the RAIL Lab website is now officially live!