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The Rhoban team has not demerited and has reached the second place of the podium, at the Robocup 2022 held last July in Thailand.

Congratulations to the champions!


In their article entitled: "Will an AI soon replace your psychiatrist?", Vincent Martin, post-doc at the LaBRI and Christophe Gauld, Child Psychiatrist at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, discuss the advances as well as the constraints and obstacles of AI in the medical field, and more precisely in psychiatry.

Who hasn't dreamed of diving into the memory of the oceans, playing soccer with robots, or discovering the secrets of industrial espionage? The CNRS is offering groups of randomly selected visitors the chance to take part in unique experiments in its laboratories in France between October 7 and 17. More than a hundred unusual visits will take place as part of the Fête de la science 2022 organized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research.
Among them, three will take place in Aquitaine and more particularly one of them stamped LaBRI.

In the context of large national projects on the theme of AI (in the broad sense), the article gives a quick overview of the research undertaken at the LaBRI, both on theoretical and practical approaches.

The EATCS-IPEC Nerode prize rewards outstanding papers in the field of multivariate algorithms. This year the prize is awarded to Bruno Courcelle for his articles:

1. Bruno Courcelle.  "The Monadic Second-Order Logic of Graphs. I. Recognizable Sets of Finite Graphs."  Inf. Comput. 85(1): 12-75 (1990)

2. Bruno Courcelle.  "The Monadic Second-Order Logic of Graphs III: Tree-Decompositions, Minors and Complexity Issues."  RAIRO Theor. Informatics Appl. 26: 257-286 (1992)

This award will be presented at the ceremony at the IPEC (International Symposium on Parameterized and Exact Computation) conference in September.

Aurélie Bugeau is a laureate of the IUF for the Innovation Chair.
As a reminder: the IUF's mission is to promote the development of high-level research and to strengthen interdisciplinarity.

The Combinatorial Days of Bordeaux is a conference that takes place every year since 2009. It will take place this year from June, 2022, 08 to 10.

As part of the SCRIME's 20th anniversary festival, come and listen to the trio concert by François Rossé, Étienne Rolin and Jean-Michel Rivet, Wednesday, May 25, in the Hémicyclia room (LaBRI), at 7 pm.

As part of the series of events organized as part of the SCRIME's 20th anniversary festival, come and listen to Laurent Soulié's monographic concert on Tuesday, May 24, in the Hémicyclia room, at 7 pm.

"The Prehistory of SCRIME": first part of the series of events organized as part of SCRIME's 20th anniversary festival, Tuesday, May 17, Hemicyclia Hall, 7-8pm.

Presentation of the MATh.en.JEANS workshops on Saturday 2022, May 14th, from 10am, at the IMB (Building A33).


The Chair Mobility and Intelligent Transport organizes the day "(Cyber) security and safety of connected mobilities" - Tuesday, May 10th at 11am (Enseirb-Matmeca - Bx-INP)

MATh.en.JEANS is back with workshops for young researchers, who will present their research on Saturday April 09th, starting at 9am, at the IMB (Building A33).

The Palmes Académiques were awarded on March 15.
Olivier Ly received the title of knight and Serge Dulucq that of commander.

To encourage young girls in 9th and 10th grade to choose mathematics and computer science, a free internship at the University of Bordeaux allows them to discover training, research and jobs in these two disciplines.

Nathanaël Fijalkow discusses in his article in the Journal Interstices the following subject: "The advent of program synthesis".

Open ViBE is one of the world's leading software for encephalographic signal processing.
The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation has awarded for the first time the Open Science prize for open source research software. This prize is part of the initiatives that allow to keep free some software developed by researchers.

Meghyn Bienvenu is one of 10 women scientists selected by the College of Learned Societies.

Even though the Tulip project is getting a bit old, but is still very active, Tulip has just received a few awards from SourceForge.

Antonio Casares, PhD student supervised by Igor Walukiewicz and Nathanaël Fijalkow won the best student paper award at the CSL (Computer Science in Logic) conference.

Some members of the LaBRI, involved in AI, participated last January in the meeting organized with the Waterloo Institute.

7.0 version (code name "Sankara") of the SCOTCH + PT-SCOTCH software package has been released. It is a major release, the result of six years of development, which brings many innovative features.

Reda Kamraoui receives the MICCAI International Challenge Award for his work on the detection of new multiple sclerosis lesions.

Olivier Ly Interview, on 2021, December 10th, on TV7 morning, about the NAIA.R forum (AI and computer science), which takes place from 9 to 11 of December, at Hangar 14 (Bx).

The LaBRI CL (Conseil de Laboratoire/Laboratory Council) voted unanimously on a motion regarding Bordeaux University electronic voting.

The Chair of Mobility and Intelligent Transport, headed by Mohamed Mosbah, has just won the "Research and Innovation 2021" prize from the Bordeaux University Foundation at the Awards Gala on 25th November 2021.

The Graduate Program Numerics invites you to its seminar on societal issues & scientific culture related to digital technology. Third session: Wednesday, October 27 at 6:15 pm in LaBRI amphi (preceded by a snack at 5:30 pm).

The Graduate Program Numerics invites you to its seminar on societal issues & scientific culture related to digital technology. Second session: Wednesday, October 20 at 6:15 pm in room 178 of the LaBRI (preceded by a snack at 5:30 pm).

The detection of sleepiness in the voice: this is the subject of Vincent Martin's thesis (I&S department), under Jean-Luc Rouas supervision.

SIF is organizing 2 virtual half-days, free but with registration, on hardware platforms for security. Dates: October, 2021, 14 and 15.

Frédéric Mazoit presentation in the framework of the Fête de la Science and the Bordeaux circuit. This year again, this event will take place "outside the walls" of the LaBRI.
Hervé Hocquard and Olivier Ly were participating in the mock trial on Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Quentin Manière receives the "Best student contribution award" at DL 2021 workshop

The SCRIME has just been labeled as a Platform of the University of Bordeaux.

The ANSSI (French National Agency for Information Systems Security) has just certified a third Dropbox-like secure tool. Parsec, the Bordeaux-based open source solution from the editor SCILLE (in partnership with LaBRI), is supported by the Direction Générale de l'Armement and Airbus. SecNumCloud hosting is in the works.

The multilayer network model recognizes that the complexity of relationships between entities in complex real-world systems is best understood in terms of multiple interdependent subsystems (or layers).

Adrian Tanasa is the author of "Combinatorial Physics", published by Oxford Univ. Press

Two LaBRI researchers, David Janin and Igor Walukiewicz received the prestigious 2021 “Concur Test of Time Awards”.

Each year, the CNRS rewards those who have contributed the most to its influence and to the progress of research.

François Pellegrini is elected vice-president of the CNIL

Jenny Benois Pineau leads the "Explainable Deep learning/AI" workshop at the IEEE ICPR '2021 IAPR conference. In connection with LABRI's emerging project Explanable AI, the aim is to propose methods to "understand" and "explain" how these systems produce their decisions.

Developers must be able to successfully modify very complex systems. The aim is to help them better understand the evolution of a program.

Web and mobile platform for personal trip planning

Loïc Paulevé proposes to "reconcile qualitative, abstract and scalable modeling for biological networks".

FEDER funding of the LSD platform (Lab In The Sky with Data)

Jean-Rémy Falleri  is appointed junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France, effective October 1, 2020, for a period of 5 years.

Because of the health situation, the Robocup 2020, which was due to take place in Bordeaux, was postponed until June 2023.

The 2021 edition will only be held in 100% virtual format before the 2022 edition, scheduled in Thailand.

The Academy of Sciences elected 18 new members. Among them, in the mathematics section, Mireille Bousquet-Mélou (CNRS silver medal) is distinguished.


Médaille de bronze

Each year, the CNRS rewards those who have contributed most to its influence and to the advancement of research. The Bronze Medal rewards the first works of researchers who are specialists in their field. This distinction represents an encouragement from the CNRS to pursue research that is already well underway and fruitful.

Marthe Bonamy receives the 2021 ‘ Bronze Medal from the CNRS.


As of 1 October 2020, and for a period of 5 years, Jean-Rémy Falleri's subject of study will focus on the control and management of the evolution of software systems, as well as the reduction of maintenance costs related to these systems.

Mireille Bousquet-Mélou

The Academy of Sciences has elected, in 2019, Mireille Bousquet-Mélou in the division "Mathematical, Physical and Universe Sciences and their Applications" and more particularly in the mathematics section.

Eighteen new members elected to the Academy of Sciences. Among them, Mireille Bousquet-Mélou (CNRS silver medal)

Réseaux Booléens

What if the Boolean networks were limited and wrong?
In the article published in the journal Nature communications, Loïc Paulevé proposes a new type of logical Boolean network to describe the behavior of cells.

Loïc Paulevé suggests to "reconcile a qualitative, abstract, and scalable modeling for biological networks".

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