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.
Prix et distinctions
Josef Sivic (Willow), James Philbin, Ondrej Chum, Michael Isard & Andrew Zisserman ont reçu le prix Longuet-Higgins 2017 au congres CVPR'17 pour l'article :
"Object Retrieval with Large Vocabularies and Fast Spatial Matching, CVPR 2007"
Le prix Longuet-Higgins reconnait chaque année un ou deux articles publies dans le congres CVPR, le meilleur congres américain de vision artificielle, publies il y a 10 ans, et qui ont eu un impact significatif sur la communauté scientifique.
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.
Awards and distinctions
An excellent 2016 for the centre with two winners of the GDR GPL (Programming and Software Engineering Research Group) 2016 thesis prize: Jacques-Henri Jourdan (Gallium) is awarded first prize and Antoine Delignat-Lavaud (Prosecco) receives an honourable mention
From his first contacts with punch cards at the CNET (French National Telecommunications Research Centre) to the challenges that lie ahead for society and to his future digital memory...Serge Abiteboul, research director at Inria, casts a sharp eye on 100 years of evolution in information technology.
The ALMAnaCH project team is based at the Inria Paris Research Centre and is headed by Benoît Sagot. ALMAnaCH is an Inria project team which follows on from the Alpage project team.
The goal of the SmartMarina project is to use Internet of Things technology to monitor boat mooring occupancy and water/electricity use in the of Cap d'Agde marina, one of the three largest marinas in Europe.
At the ICM, the Brain & Spine Institute in Paris, Fabrizio De Vico Fallani (Aramis team) uses brain-computer interfaces to analyse brain activity in subjects. His approach is distinctive in that it applies complex network theory to model interconnections within the brain. Within the NetBCI project, he is seeking to understand how a subject learns to use a brain-computer interface… with the ultimate aim of improving the performance of such interfaces.Brain week
International Women's Day
A research engineer, Nora Aïssiouene recently became a doctor in applied mathematics. Being both a woman and a researcher has never been an issue for her. However, even so, the young woman notes that her career path is still not an obvious one in today's world.