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Extraction de données d'une carte bancaire


SHA-1: Inria's predictions verified

Charlotte Renauld - 6/03/2017

Last February, Pierre Karpman, a former PhD student of the Grace team at Inria Saclay - Île-de-France research centre, and his team caused a collision between two PDF files and proved the obsolescence of the SHA-1 hash standard.



Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: Inria at the centre of the national debate


Inria plays a key role in the "France Intelligence Artificielle" initiative (#FranceIA) launched on 20 January by Thierry Mandon and Axelle Lemaire. The Institute's participation in the strategic committee and in several working groups confirms its position as an expert on this subject. Meeting with Bertrand Braunschweig.



Inria / Grégory Batt


Creation of the InBio exploratory action with the Institut Pasteur

Charlotte Renauld - 22/02/2017

On 1 February InBio was created, the result of the collaboration between the Inria Saclay - Île-de-France research centre and the Institut Pasteur. Grégory Batt becomes the head of this exploratory action hosted by the Lifeware team and presents his project: automating the discovery process in biology.



March for Science

French institutions back the March for Science

Laurence Goussu - 20/02/2017

On April 22, Earth Day 2017, the citizens of the world are invited to participate in a massive “March for Science.” The initiative was launched by US scientists in response to “new policies [that] threaten to further restrict scientists’ ability to carry out research and communicate their findings.” Inria is fully committed to support this initiative



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Data Protection

Secure electronic documents: is the centralisation of biometric data really inevitable?

Laurence Goussu - 15/02/2017

The decree of 28 October 2016 authorising the creation of a centralised file of "secure electronic documents" (TES) has raised a certain number of questions and concerns. The main aim put forward by the French government is the fight against identity fraud. However, the text of the decree also authorises certain accesses to the database by officers of the national police, national Gendarmerie and intelligence. Many voices have been raised to highlight the risks that such a centralised file could represent with regard to individual freedom, and particularly the invasion of citizens' privacy. Here, Inria gives its objective analysis and its recommendations in order to ensure the protection of privacy.



Official Visit

Antoine Petit visits the centre Inria Chile


Inria's chairman and CEO travelled to Chile to strengthen ties with Inria's centre there and meet various strategic partners.



© Inria/Stéphanie Tétu

Data Transparency

TransAlgo: assessing the accountability and transparency of algorithmic systems


When I am searching for an itinerary on my smartphone via my favourite application, how do I know that the algorithm used is not resorting to commercial criteria in order to make me go through commercial points of interest? The aim of the TransAlgo project is to shed light on these types of practices when they are not made explicit; a project that has just awarded to Inria by Axelle Lemaire in the context of the French Law for a Digital Republic. How can methods that make it possible to verify if a decision is taken based on unacceptable criteria be developed? Nozha Boujemaa, who has been tasked with this major work, responds.



European project

Proxima: towards safer processors


The European research programme Proxima mobilised tens of researchers from specialised centres (Inria, Barcelona Supercomputing Center) and university (Padova, York) or industrial (Rapita Systems, Airbus) laboratories. It has enabled an improvement in the predictability of the processors that have to ensure the real-time operation of programs.  



Personne marchant dans la rue avec un téléphone

Inria-CNIL Prize

Inria and the CNIL (French Data Protection Authority) award the first "privacy protection" prize to a European research team


Launched in 2016, Inria and the CNIL have just awarded their "privacy protection" prize for the fist time, recognising scientific articles that focus on the protection of personal data and privacy. Michael Backes, Manuel Barbosa, Dario Fiore and Raphael M. Reischuk were rewarded for their article: “ADSNARK: Nearly Practical and Privacy-Preserving Proofs on Authenticated Data".



© Fabrizio De Vico Fallani


ISCB has featured a new research published by two researchers Inria


The International Society for Computational Biology has featured its "research highlights" a new research published last november by two researchers of the team-project Inria ARAMIS  and the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle. The paper deals with filtering information in brain networks.