Hicham Badri (Geostat team) has been selected to present his work at the 2013 edition of the prestigious Siggraph Asia show (19-22 November).
All the staff from the Inria Bordeaux – Sud-Ouest research centre, as well as its academic, institutional and economic partners and Inria Chairman and CEO Michel Cosnard, came together on Tuesday 29 October 2013 to mark the passing of the baton from Jean Roman, who had served as acting Director since Isabelle Terrasse' s departure in June, to new Centre Director Monique Thonnat.
Collaborations with India
At the India-France Technology Summit in New Delhi, Inria will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Indian government's science and technology department (DST) to strengthen its joint programmes with local names from the digital world. Hélène Kirchner, Director of International Relations at Inria, explains the importance of these Franco-Indian programmes.
- Associated team
- IIT Rajasthan project
- Embedded systems
- High Performance Computing
- Big data
The India-France Technology Summit to be held in New Delhi on October 23 and 24 is an opportunity for Inria to intensify contacts and opportunities of collaboration with India. The Institute will participate under different modes: demonstration of technologies, organization and participation in round tables, presentation of work and activities on its booth.
- Simulating surgical procedures
- Open source
- Image processing
Rachid Deriche, Inria Research Director, has just won the EADS Grand Prize (Computer Science) awarded by the French Academy of Sciences for all his achievements. This award recognizes both the scientific excellence of his contributions and his constant collaboration with cutting edge industrial partners.
This Grand Prize will be officially awarded in a formal ceremony at the Institut de France on 15th October 2013.
European Research Council 2013
Jean-Daniel Boissonnat, one of Inria's four successful applicants to the European Research Council, has obtained an "advanced" grant, intended for experienced researchers, for his Gudhi project.
The Académie des sciences (French Academy of Sciences) and Inria are now working in partnership to select the winners of the Inria Awards for science, in each of three categories. Together, they honour innovative scientific contributions to computer science and mathematics and promote the contributions and successes of those who are driving the development of our digital world.
The achievements of the 2013 award winners are a testament to the dynamism of computational sciences and their impact on society.
- Human-machine interaction
- Cloud computing
- Virtual reality
- Images analysis
- Inria Awards
Local heritage day 2013
For those involved in heritage, the year 2013 is of particular importance: it marks the commemoration of the centenary of the law of 31 December 1913, the founding text for the protection of historic monuments in France, as well as the celebration of the 30th edition of the European Heritage Days. On this occasion, the Inria Bordeaux – Sud-Ouest Research Centre wanted to reveal how computing plays a major role in safeguarding our architectural heritage. Focus on the MANAO team
On 10 June, the Minister for National Education, Vincent Peillon, presented an initial milestone in the entry of Schools into the digital age, at the Lycée Diderot in Paris. The Phoenix was invited to present its "Collège +" tool, developed as part of the "Assistance numérique pour soutenir l’inclusion scolaire d’élèves porteurs de troubles du spectre autistique" (Digital assistance to support the educational inclusion of students with autistic spectrum disorders) research programme.
Since April, a new research team has joined the Inria Bordeaux – Sud-Ouest Research Centre. Its name? SISTM, for Statistics In Systems biology and Translational Medicine. In French, Statistiques pour la biologie systémique et la médecine translationnelle.