Team AxIS

Overall Objectives
Scientific Foundations
Application Domains
New Results
Contracts and Grants with Industry
Other Grants and Activities
Inria / Raweb 2004
Project: AxIS

Project : axis

Section: Dissemination


University Teaching

The team members are teaching in various university curriculum, and AxIS is an associated team for the "STIC Doctoral school" at the University of Nice Sophie Antipolis (UNSA):

PhD Thesis

Ph.Ds. defended in 2004 :

  1. Aicha El Golli (starting date: end of 2001), "Cartes topologiques et modèles statistiques : application à la classification de données symboliques", University of Paris IX Dauphine (directors : E. Diday and Y. Lechevallier). June 1., 2004.

Ph.D. in progress :

  1. Doru Tanasa, (start: end of 2001), ``Trace et analyse de l'usage pour l'aide à la reconception d'un site Web''(Trace and Usage Analysis for assisting Web site re-design), University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (director: B. Trousse).

  2. Sergiu Chelcea, (start: end of 2002), ``Classification de profils utilisateurs d'un site Web''( Classification of Web site users), Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis (directors: J. Lemaire and B. Trousse with the support of P. Bertrand on 2-3 AHC).

  3. Hicham Behja, (start: end of 2002), ``Gestion de points de vues multiples dans l'analyse d'un observatoire sur le Web'', University of Casablanca, (directors: A. Marzark and B. Trousse). This thesis is done in the context of the STIC Software engineering network of France-Morocco cooperation (2002-2005).

  4. Abdourahmane Balde, (start:end of 2003), ''Extraction de méta-données à partir de prototypes issus d'une classification'' (Metadata Extraction from classification prototypes), University of Paris IX Dauphine, (directors : E. Diday and Y. Lechevallier).

  5. Nicolas Delannay, (start: October 2003), ``Méthodes neuronales pour les données structurées'', Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium (director: Michel Verleysen). F. Rossi is a member of the thesis committee.

AxIS researchers were members of Ph.D. committees in 2004 :

A-M Vercoustre was involved as a Ph.D reviewer in the area of Content Management Systems (name confidential), for the School of Information Technology, University of Sydney, August 2004.


  1. C. Garboni (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNSA-DEA), January 13 to July 31, Inria Sophia Antipolis) [36].

  2. L. Baubois University of Paris XIII, (University of Paris IX Dauphine, UFR Informatique de Gestion, Diplome d'Ingénieur, ``Outils de visualisation des Cartes de Kohonen'' [53].


F. Rossi is responsible of the artificial intelligence vulgarization rubric of the GNU/Linux Magazine (in French, The magazine published four Rossi's articles on various artificial intelligence topics in 2004 ([61][62][59][63]).

A.-M Vercoustre wrote an article for Tribunix (AFUU online magazine), Special issue on XML, October 2004, ([65]).


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