For today’s show, I’m joined by Nyalleng Moorosi, Senior Data Science Researcher at The Council for Scientific & Industrial Research or CSIR, in Pretoria, South Africa.
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In our discussion, we discuss two major projects that Nyalleng is apart of at the CSIR, one, a predictive policing use case, which focused on understanding and preventing rhino poaching in Kruger National Park, and the other, a healthcare use case which focuses on understanding the effects of a drug treatment that was causing pancreatic cancer in South Africans. Along the way we talk about the challenges of data collection, data pipelines and overcoming sparsity. This was a really interesting conversation that I’m sure you’ll enjoy.
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Mentioned in the Interview
- Stop Poaching Rhinos Project
- Susan Fox
- Kruger National Park
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- Data Science Africa
- Deep Learning Indaba
- Women in Machine Learning
- Houdini paper
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