DataScience SG Events (Aug & Sep 2021)

  • DataScience SG Events (Aug & Sep 2021)

     Ryzal updated 1 year, 1 month ago 1 Member · 1 Post
  • Ryzal

    August 30, 2021 at 2:29 pm

    Hi everyone! For these 2 weeks, we will be having online “meetups”. Do join us if you are free!

    Event 1

    AWS x DSSG: Inside Transformers with Amazon SageMaker and HuggingFace

    Date & Time: 31st August 2021, 1900 – 1945 hrs (SGT)


    Desciption: The transformer is one of the most popular state-of-the-art (SOTA) deep learning architectures that is mostly used for natural language processing (NLP) tasks. Ever since the advent of the transformer, it has replaced RNN and LSTM for various tasks. The transformer also created a major breakthrough in the field of NLP and also paved the way for new revolutionary architectures such as BERT.

    Event 2

    AISG x DSSG: Open-sourced NLP & CV

    Date & Time: 9th September 2021, 2000 – 2115 hrs (SGT)


    Description: AI Singapore ( recently launched two open-source tools for NLP and CV:

    – SG-NLP, An online platform hosting and demonstrating cutting-edge NLP models built in Singapore (

    – PeekingDuck, an open-source modular framework built to simplify Computer Vision inference workloads (

    This session gives an introduction to both tools and how you can use them for your projects.

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