As of today, the third edition of the Alkindi competition, organised by the associations Animath and France IOI - and backed by Inria - is taking place. This year, the competition is under the patronage of the Secretary of State for Digital Affairs, Mr Mounir Mahjoubi. Matthieu Lequesne, PhD student with the Secret team, CNRS researcher Razvan Barbulescu and Fabrice Rouillier, head of the Ouragan team and chairman of Animath, will be present to facilitate this event.
Price and Award
The JCJC instrument allows project promoters to develop, autonomously, work on a specific theme. It promotes the taking of responsibility and the capacity for scientific innovation.
Researchers from the Inria centre in Paris and the Brain and Spine Institute (ICM) have, for the first time, discovered very early and almost invisible cerebral and cognitive alterations in people who it is known will later develop frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). They are the co-authors of an article on the subject in the medical journalJAMA Neurologyof 2 December 2017. A significant advance for therapeutic research.
- Equipe-projet Aramis
- Dégénérescence cérébrale
- JAMA Neurology
- Lésions neurologiques
- Inria de Paris
"Our imagination is the only limit for connected objects. Let's be strategic and flexible", Xavier Barras, director of operations, GS1 France, advises us, during the Inria-Industry Meeting dedicated to data and their applications
Fabrice Rouillier, head of Inria's Ouragan project team, has been elected Chairman of Animath. He takes over from Martin Andler who founded the association in 1998.
This summer Inria's Prosecco team worked in collaboration with Mozilla, the company that created the Firefox web browser, to integrate high assurance cryptography into its networking library NSS.
2017 Longuet-Higgins Prize (Willow project team)
Josef Sivic (Willow), James Philbin, Ondrej Chum, Michael Isard and Andrew Zisserman received the 2017 Longuet-Higgins Prize at the CVPR'17 conference for their paper:
"Object Retrieval with Large Vocabularies and Fast Spatial Matching, CVPR 2007"
Opensquare, a young start-up originating from the ALMAnaCH project team at the Inria centre in Paris, is reinventing internal opinion surveys. By automating the process of collecting and analysing the responses, the company is gives employees the opportunity to speak and presents their recommendations in a relevant way in order to release collective intelligence.