Me in a nutshell

I am a computer science Master's student at Wits University in South Africa. My research interests include applying machine learning to help solve problems experienced by countries in the developing world. I enjoy working on computer vision problems and spatial data problems and a combination of both.

My master's work is about using satellite images and computer vision to study the effects and evolution of spatial apartheid in South Africa. I have also recently worked with the city of Jakarta, Indonesia through the data science for a social good fellowship to help improve traffic safety in Jakarta through traffic video analysis. In this project, we used computer vision and machine learning techniques to structure and then analyse video data.

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2019 Highlights!

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16 Jun 2019 - 20 Jun 2019
CVPR 2019

* Computer Vision for Global Challenges workshop Speaker at CVPR 2019 - Using satellite images and computer vision to study the evolution and effects of spatial apartheid in South Africa



2018 Highlights!

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03 Dec 2018 - 08 Dec 2018
NeurIPS 2018

* AI for social good workshop oral and poster presentation **highlighted paper award.- Improving Traffic Safety Through Video Analysis in Jakarta, Indonesia(->1)

* Black in AI workshop oral and poster presentation.- Using satellite images and computer vision to study the evolution and effects of spatial apartheid in South Africa(->2)

* Machine learning 4 the Developing World workshop poster presentation.(1)

* Women in Machine Learning workshop poster presentation.(2)

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09 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
Deep Learning Indaba

*Best poster presentation.- Using satellite images and computer vision to study the evolution and effects of spatial apartheid in South Africa

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28 May 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Data Science For Social Good Fellowship, UChicago

* Recipient of the Data Science for Social Good fellowship at the University of Chicago.- A summer program to train aspiring data scientists to work on data mining, machine learning, big data, and data science projects with social impact.

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Feb 2018 - Present
Computer Science Masters degree student- Wits University

Title:Using satellite images and computer vision to study the evolution and effects of spatial apartheid in South Africa

Advisors: Timnit Gebru(Google AI), Richard Klein(Wits University), Nyalleng Moorosi(Google AI)

Interest Scale

95%
Problem Solving
90%
Computer Vision
90%
General Machine learning
90%
Data Science

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