NIPS, an important conference for AI researchers, changes acronym for the event to NeurIPS after complaints the former one contributed to a sexist atmosphere (Jeremy Kahn/Bloomberg)

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NIPS, an important conference for AI researchers, changes acronym for the event to NeurIPS after complaints the former one contributed to a sexist atmosphere  —  - Organizers had previously said they would stick with “NIPS”  — Popular artificial-intelligence event to be known as NeurIPS



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