This is the current list of posters and demos that will be presented on the Africa Research day. This page will be updated regularly.

Poster Presentations

Poster # Presenter(s) Poster Title Link to Poster
1 Abderrahman Aouadi Detection and characterization of breast tumors from medical images by machine learning  
2 Abdulganiyu Jimoh Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Collective Intelligence (CI) for Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
3 Abdulhameed Dere Machine Learning in Diagnosis of Mental Illness: A study of University of Ilorin Medical Students _Dere_5438_poster.pdf
4 Abrar Elidrisi Remote sensing-based crop classification for sustainable agriculture in Sudan
5 Adeyinka Abiodun Development of a Modified Likelihood Ratio Model for Multi-Modal Biometric Identification in Forensic Science
6 Ahmed Alhassan Autonomous Cellular Network Optimization
7 AJAGBE, Sunday Adeola Development of Multilingual Corpora in  Medical Domain Using Neural Machine Translation
8 Ajala, Marvellous O Application of Computer Vision for the Microscopical classification of starches for pharmaceutical formulations
9 Aletta S E Nortje Visually prompted keyword localisation S E_Nortje_1388_poster.pdf
10 Ali Hussein NAS-zero: Neural Architecture Search from scratch  
11 AMEL LAIDI A GAN Solution for Data imbalance in Atherosclerosis Screening
13 Ammar Khairi Remote sensing-based crop classification for sustainable agriculture in Sudan
14 Anne Osio Detection of degraded Acacia using Deep Learning on UAV  Imageries.  
15 Ariane HOUETOHOSSOU Deep Learning methods for biotic and abiotic stresses detection in fruits and vegetables: state of the art and perspectives
16 Arnol Fokam Effects of Annotations’ Density on Named Entity Recognition Models’ Performance in the Context of African Languages _Fokam_8192_poster.pdf
17 Ashraf Elneima Adversarial Text-to-Speech for low-resource languages
18 Asmelash Hadgu Lesan – Machine Translation for Low Resource Languages  
19 assala benmalek Fire detection system with cameras and drones
20 Belayneh Endalamaw Diabets Disease Prediction Model Deployment onHeroku-based Cloud Computing Platforms using Homogeneous Ensemble Machine Learning Algorithms
21 BELONA MARY SONNA MOMO Explainable AI with propositional Logic  
22 Berber Kramer Development Engineering (DevEng): Publish applications of deep learning for global development
23 Blessing Sibanda Vegetable plant disease classification using mobile convolutional neural network on offline smartphones
24 Bolaji Akorede Age related changes in prostaglandins e2, nitric oxide, vascular endothelial growth factor in the healing of acetic acids induced ulcer _Akorede _7068_poster.pdf
25 Boluwaji Akinnuwesi Re-Engineering Financial Inclusiveness in the Kingdom of Eswatini using Machine Learning Engineering (MLe) Algorithms
26 Bunmi Akinremi Detection and Analysis of Plastic Waste: A Tiling Approach
27 Mbangula Lameck Amugongo Towards trustworthy AI-based algorithms in healthcare: A case of medical images. Lameck _Amugongo_8134_poster.pdf
28 Sebastien Diarra Grassroots African ML : Tools and Methods for Enabling
the Participation of Bambaraphone Communities
30 Caleb Robinson Geospatial Learning at Microsoft AI for Good  
31 Celia Cintas Pattern Detection in the Activation Space for Identifying Out of Distribution Samples  
32 Christopher Fourie Impact of Noise on Learned Value Functions at Depth in CoAgent Networks for Neural Network Credit Assignment  
33 Claire Babirye Inferring Crop Pests and Diseases from Imagery Soil Data and Soil Properties
34 Claude Formanek Off-The-Grid Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning
35 Daniel Abidemi Ajisafe Mirror-BPSA: Learning Human Body Pose, Shape and Appearance from Mirror Images
36 Daniel Whitenack Phone-ing it in: Towards Flexible, Multi-Modal Language Model Training using Phonetic Representations of Data
37 Daphne Machangara Predictions and Application of Queuing Analysis at Regional Hospital Limbe (Cameroon)
38 Duaa Alshareif Controlling texture and shape bias in deep learning classifiers
39 Dylan Geldenhuys A Deep Learning Approach to Predict Blood Pressure from PPG Signals  
40 Ebenezer Olubayode Development of AI-Powered Digital Therapeutics For Personalized and Fun-Filled Exercise-Based Therapies
41 ELIZABETH BENSON A Deep learning Model for Retinopathy of Prematurity Stage III Disease Diagnosis
42 Elsie Kaaya Developent of an medical expert system for quality antenatal care in Tanzania
43 Emily Muller Mapping city-wide perceptions of neighbourhood quality using street view images: a methodological toolkit. _Muller_8199_poster.pdf
44 Eniola Olaleye A Recommendation System to Enhance Midwives’ Capacities in Low-Income Countries
45 Espoir Murhabazi Exploring Open Domain Question Answering in French
46 Esther Oduntan Text Representation Enhancement using  multi-modal attention mechanism for Text Visual Question Answering
47 Keneilwe Mokoka A comparison of the efficiency of MRI and Mammography in breast cancer detection, using Convolutional Neural Networks
48 Fadel THIOR Computer Vision for Tumor Segmentation  
49 Fadoua Ouamani A Tunisian-Dialect deep language model based psychologist chatbot to assess and manage the mental health of Tunisian people during and after COVID-19 pandemic.
50 Fehmi Najar Physical informed neural network for structural health monitoring  
51 Fetenech Meskele Prediction of Right Seeds Sowing Session Using Machine Learning Approach (Wolaita Zone) Ethiopia
54 Foutse YUEHGOH A Technology Intelligence Recommendation System based on Multiplex Networks
55 Francis TOSSOU Spatio-temporal distribution of population in Lome  
56 Fred Sangol Uche AI-Based Biomedical Image Analysis System for Disease Diagnosis Sangol_Uche_4884_poster.pdf
57 Frederick Apina Deep Learning Towards Efficiency Malaria Dataset  Creation  
58 Genet Shanko Dekebo Developing an offline and online multilingual mobile app to improve public awareness  about COVID-19 to limit its Calamity Impact  
59 ghofrane Abidi NLU agent for the insurance industry  
60 Gina Moape Setswana Word Sense Disambiguation in Machine Translation for Implementation of Pepper Humanoid Instructor Robot
61 Gizeaddis Simegn Clinical Decision support system for diagnosis of Heart Diseases
62 Gloria Namanya Geospatial Data Analysis and Visualization for Crop Disease Surveillance, Sub-Suharan Africa.
63 Grace Omojola Chemotronix: IOT device enabled with AI for carbon reduction
65 Heinrich van Deventer ATLAS: Efficient Learning Without Catastrophic Forgetting
66 Henock Makumbu Mboko “Application of Ensemble methods for solving imbalanced data problems”
67 Hewitt Tusiime Automatic Depression Detection
68 Hope Mbelwa Image-Based Poultry Disease Detection Using Deep Convolutional Neural Network
69 Houssem Ben Khalfallah Toward a Clinical Decision Support System for Patients with Sepsis using Machine Learning and Data Mining Khalfallah_8091_poster.pdf
70 Humphrey Owuor Intelligent Network Slices for Digital Health Applications.  
71 Hyam Ali Computational Diagnostic Method of the Organisms Causing Mycetoma Based on Histology _Ali_5228_poster.pdf
72 Ian Omung’a Augmentation Is All You Need: A Baseline Benchmark for Whole Mammogram Classification Models
73 Ichrak Hamdi I can-cer vive
74 Ihssene Brahimi Fire detection system with cameras and drones
75 Ines Haouala Computer Vision Enabled Industrial Robot Manipulator for Sorting Operation
76 Jacobie Mouton SIReN-VAE: Leveraging Flows and Amortized Inference for Bayesian Networks
78 Jacobus Martin SumoGym: a Framework for Performing Traffic Control using Reinforcement Learning
79 James Allingham Sparse MoEs meet Efficient Ensembles  
80 Jan Buys Subword Segmental Language Modelling for Nguni Languages
81 Javier Antoran Improving the efficiency of X-Ray image reconstruction with Bayesian Deep Learning
82 JEAN AMUKWATSE Utilization of machine learning in screening for multi drug resistance in TB cases  
83 Jeremiah Fadugba Deep Multiple Instance Learning for referable or non referable diabetic retinopathy from Fundus images.  
177 Ala’a El-Nabawy A Cascade Deep Forest Model for Breast Cancer Subtype Classification Using Multi-Omics Data’a_El-Nabawy_5365_poster.pdf
84 Johan van den Burg Predicting maize crop yields using multiple linear regression and backward elimination van den Burg_8136_poster.pdf
85 Jonathan Mukiibi The Makerere Radio Speech Corpus: A Luganda Radio Corpus for Automatic Speech Recognition
87 Kaleab Tessera Learning Dynamic Networks
88 Kathleen Siminyu More Data versus Less Repetition; which matters more for Kiswahili Automatic Speech Recognition?  
90 Kennedy Wangari Towards Automating Healthcare Question Answering in a Noisy Multilingual Low-Resource Setting  
91 Kevin Eloff Towards Learning to Speak and Hear Through Multi-Agent Communication over a Continuous Acoustic Channel
92 Khadija Iddrisu Deep Learning Architectures For Brain Vessel Segmentation _Iddrisu _4778_poster.pdf
93 KHALID ELMADANI SudaBERT: A Pre-trained Encoder Representation For Sudanese Arabic Dialect
94 Khutso FENYANE Efficient Electricity Consumption Tracking based on Machine Learning  
95 Kondwani Magamba Crop management using predictive analytics and leaf venation networks
96 Kristina Georgieva Data science in early phase startups
97 Krupa Suchak Predicting data gravity growth and transitions in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Region  
98 Lillian Wanzare Kencorpus: Kenyan Languages Corpus for Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning _Wanzare_8541_poster.pdf
99 Linda Marrakchi Brain Tumor Survival Prediction Project: Challenges in a Tunisian context
100 Loyani Loyani A Deep Learning Approach for Quantifying Tuta Absoluta ’s damage on Tomato Plants
101 Luís Pina A computer vision non-intrusive mechanism to collect images and give real-time insights about animals behaviour on coral reefs in Mozambican watersís_Pina_4004_poster.pdf
102 Lungisani Ndlovu Investigating Social Media Misinformation for the 2021 South African Municipal Elections  
103 Mahmoud Ghorbrl Deep Visual Feature Learning for Person Re-identification  
104 Mai Gamal Pre-trained Deep Convolutional Neural Network for Modeling Natural Visual Stimulus Encoding in the Early Visual System
105 Marwa BEN AMMAR System Aided Diagnosis of Breast cancer
106 Marwa Dhiaf Named Entity Recognition for Handwritten documents  images
107 Mary Salami AFRIFASHION1600: A Contemporary African Fashion Dataset for Computer  Vision
108 Matimba Shingange Xitsonga <>English translation using NMT with Back translation  
109 Matthew Morris Universally Expressive Communication in Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning
110 Mbithe Nzomo An Agent-Based Framework for Precision Health
111 Melsew Belachew Integration of Data Mining with Knowledge Based System  for Diagnosis and Treatment of peppercorn Crop
112 Mike Mwanga Enhanced deep convolutional neural network for SARS-CoV-2 classification  
113 Moayad Elamin Creating Spoken Dialog Systems in Ultra-Low Resourced Settings  
114 Mohammed Almakki Autophase V2: Towards Function Level Phase Ordering Optimization
115 Mona Mayouf A review on cutting edge neural networks advancements  
117 Muhammed Saeed Overcoming Orthographic Variations of Related Languages with Noisy Augmentation in Naija Pidgin  
118 Mulualem Bitew Accessibility of AI Technologies for Persons with Disabilities and the Legal Requirements: Assessing the Situation In Ethiopia
119 Nabil BADRI Combining FastText and Glove Word Embedding for Offensive and Hate speech Text Detection
120 Nasirudeen Raheem Reducing the risk of Gender-based Violence with Interpretable Machine Learning
121 Nesrine Ben Yahia Healthcare analytics for predicting influenza epidemic outbreaks: Experiences and Lessons Learned Ben Yahia  _8209_poster.pdf
122 Nicolas Lopez Carranza DeepChain : A platform for Protein Design
125 Ofentse Phuti Identification of Plasmodium species in malaria diagnosis through
image classification
126 Okegbemi Lawrence An Emergency Influence based Twitterbot using ULMfit
128 Olutola Agbelusi Development of predictive model for the survival of HIV/AIDs pediatric patients  using data mining techniques.  
129 Oluwabukola Adegboro Incremental Learning Based Anomaly Detection For Computed Tomography (CT)
130 Otmane Amel Multimodal learning for customs fraud detection and action recognition.
131 Oyindamola Olatunji A Machine Learning Approach to Predict Autism Spectrum Disorder using fMRI data  
132 Paul Adedeji Meteorological-based oil temperature prediction in wind turbine gearbox using deep learning
134 Pelonomi Moiloa Analysis of the Restitution Discourse Online  
135 Proscovia Nakiranda Building Identification In Satellite Imagery using Deep learning  
136 Rachel Catzel Investigation of brain ageing in HIV-positive individuals using a neural network
137 Raesetje Sefala Constructing a Visual Dataset to Study the Effects of Spatial Apartheid in South Africa
138 Ramadimetse Sydil Kupa Distilling Radio Sources From Noise: A Computer Vision Approach
139 Rami Ahmed Model-Based Actor-Critic  
140 Ruan van der Merwe Manifold Characteristics That Predict Downstream Task Performance der Merwe_4656_poster.pdf
141 Sakinat Folorunso ORIN: The Nigerian music benchmark dataset for Music Information Retrieval task
142 Segun Adebayo Tiny-ML Possibilities for the implementation of Keyemaba: Pest Detection and Prevention using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle on Farmland.
143 Seleme Shoky Maakgetlwa Multi-objective Loan Portfolio Optimization in Peer-to-Peer Lending Markets using Machine-Learning Techniques  
145 SHESTER LANDRY MSOUOBU GUEUWOU Ghanaian Sign Language Translation  
146 Siobhan Hall A Prompt Array Keeps the Bias Away: Debiasing Vision-Language Models with Adversarial Learning _Hall_28_poster.pdf
147 Sisipho Hamlomo Low-rank Approximation and Gaussian Noise Estimation. An Analysis with Surgical Imaging
149 Steven Kolawole Towards an Inclusive Society: Sign-to-Speech Model for Sign Language Understanding
151 Sunday Ajagbe Development of multimedia corpus in medical domain using neural machine translation
152 Tamlin Love Harnessing the wisdom of an unreliable crowd for autonomous decision making
153 Tayeb Benzenati Deep Learning for Satellite Image Fusion
155 Thapelo Andrew Sindane Cross-Lingual Embedding Methods and Applications: A Systematic Review for Low-Resourced Scenarios Andrew_Sindane_4865_poster.pdf
156 Toluwani Adegoke Application of Pattern Recognition to Early Detection of symptoms of sickle cell crisis  
157 Umar Adam Ibrahim Speech Recognition for Hausa language  
158 Wafaa Mohammed Visual grounding of Interlingual Word embeddings
159 Wathela Alhassan Detection of Einstein Telescope gravitational wave signals from binary black holes using CNNs
160 Wilhelmina Nekoto WON (Writing Our Narratives) – My African Dream  
161 Yannick Serge Obam Akou PLANT DISEASE CLASSIFICATION USING DEEP LEARNING MODELS Serge_Obam Akou_554_poster.pdf
162 Yara Armel Désiré Horus Eye
163 Yaroub ELLOUMI End-to-End Mobile System for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Based on Lightweight Deep Neural Network
164 Yassir Osman Controlling texture and shape bias in deep learning classifiers  
165 Yusuf Brima Supervised Contrastive Deep Learning for Individual Recognition  
166 Yvan Tamdjo Biakeu Building a zero-shot translation model for some African languages: Afrikaans, Swahili, Malagasy, Hausa, Xhosa and Zulu.
168 Zakia Salod Creating and comparing machine learning-based reverse vaccinology models for predicting viral protective antigens
169 Zephania Reuben Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis  
170 SARA EL-ATEIF Single-modality and joint fusion deep learning for diabetic retinopathy diagnosis
171 Ahmed Rebai Unsupervised diversification applied on the tunisian stock market before and during the covid-19 crisis Unsupervised diversification applied on the tunisian stock market before and during the covid-19 crisis
172 Chihebeddine HAMMAMI Connected Concession – Object detection applications for mine impact monitoring
173 Tolúlọpẹ́ Ògúnrẹ̀mí An analysis of fine-tuned representations for code-switched speech recognition of Yorùbá and English
174 Saoussen Mathlouthi Efficient learning approach for the resolution of syntactic reprise phenomena in Arabic: Case of the anaphora and the ellipse
175 Tejumande Afonja SautiDB-Naija: A Nigerian L2 English Speech Corpus
176 Amal Nammouchi Integration of AI, IoT and Edge computing for Smart Microgrid Energy Management System


Demo Title Presenter
Deep Visual Feature Learning for Person Re-identification Mahmoud Ghorbrl
Deep learning-based approach to predict request for helps in emergency
AfriDial: A NLP based API for African Dialect Sentiment Analysis Wael Ouarda
Possibilistic Rank-Level Fusion Method for Person Re-Identification ilef ben slima
Satellite Image Fusion Tayeb Benzenati
An expectation maximization algorithm for the hidden Markov model with multiparameter Student-t observations Mahdi LOUATI
A Tunisian-Dialect deep language model based psychologist-chatbot to
assess and manage the mental health of Tunisian people during and after
COVID-19 pandemic.
Fadoua Ouamani
Named Entity Extraction from document images Marwa DHIAF
Healthcare analytics for predicting influenza epidemic outbreaks:
Experiences and Lessons Learned
Nesrine Ben Yahia
Using voice assistant to improve patient’s engagement in online
therapy platforms
Mariem Jelassi
Possibilistic modeling of small sample size Sonda Ammar
Toward a Clinical Decision Support System for Patients with Sepsis
using Machine Learning and Data Mining
Houssem Ben Khalfallah
A hybrid method based on Quantum-enhanced RNN And Data
Integration for the prediction of COVID-19 outbreak
Ahmed Nasri