2021 Gene Golub SIAM Summer School

Theory and Practice of Deep Learning The eleventh Gene Golub SIAM Summer School will take place from 19 – 30 July 2021 at AIMS South Africa in Muizenberg, South Africa. The focus of the school will be the theory, implementation, and application of deep learning based on neural nets with many layers. Students will learn

Online workshop: Mean Field Games and related fields

Description:This workshop will introduce participants to the theory of Mean Field Games and will lay out various research interests in the field. Mean Field Games model the dynamics of a large number of competing and rational agents. Assumed undistinguishable,  the agents seek to minimize an individual cost which depends on their over statistical distribution.  This

Virtual Mathematics in Industry Study Group 2021

1-5 February 2021 A Mathematics in Industry Study Group is a five-day workshop at which academic researchers and graduate students work collaboratively with representatives from industry on research problems submitted by local industry. Study Groups have been organized for over fifty years in many countries around the world. The first Study Group in South Africa was held in

Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) Program 2020

The Africa Data Science Intensive Program is a hands-on skills training program in data science based on solving real-world problems. In this program you will receive exposure to the latest algorithms and techniques in data science, covering topics in Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Unlike most courses in data science we emphasise real-world

IMU Day of Engagement

You are cordially invited to A day of engagement between the IMU Executive Committee and South African mathematicians and graduate academics. The Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) is visiting South Africa in February 2020. They have set aside Monday 24 February to interact with local mathematicians in a day of plenary talks,

Practical Introduction to Deep Learning Workshop

AIMS South Africa will host a 3 day Practical Introduction to Deep Learning Workshop. The workshop is for participants to express interest in a practical introduction to deep learning and deep neural networks. Participants will be introduced to the theory of deep learning and will implement a number of solutions to problems (text/data classification, regression,

Spring School on Mathematics of Data Science

Dates: School: 23 – 27 September 2019Pre-course 16 – 20 September 2019 Pre-course Timetable Venue: AIMS South Africa, Muizenberg, Cape Town Data science has become very popular in the last decade due to spectacular successes in many signal processing and machine learning tasks. Mathematics plays a key role for the understanding and development of corresponding

National Science Week Launch

On 27 July AIMS joined over 70 science, technology, and innovation (STI) exhibitors from across the country at the official Launch of the 2019 National Science Week (NSW). The theme for 2019 is “Facing the harsh realities of climate change”, serving as a call to the public to act to protect the planet. The event

AIMS South Africa Mathematical Sciences Conference 2019

The inaugural AIMS Mathematical Sciences Conference took place from 11 to 12 June 2019 at AIMS South Africa. The conference provided an opportunity for AIMS students, from the August intake, to present on their work, following a paper submission and review process. The keynote speakers were Dr Ronalda Benjamin from Stellenbosch University on 11 June,

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