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Other Grants and Activities

Section: Other Grants and Activities

European projects

Network of excellence Aim@Shape

Participants : Georges-Pierre Bonneau, Marie-Paule Cani, Franck Hétroy.

The mission of AIM@SHAPE is to advance research in the direction of semantic-based shape representations and semantic-oriented tools to acquire, build, transmit, and process shapes with their associated knowledge. We foresee a new generation of shapes in which knowledge is explicitly represented and, therefore, can be retrieved, processed, shared, and exploited to construct new knowledge. This Network of Excellence started in December 2003. This year Georges-Pierre Bonneau and Marie-Paule Cani have actively collaborated in the publication of STAR reports on the topics covered by the Network. Marie-Paule Cani has co-organized with Marc Alexa a summer school on Interactive Shape Modeling, held in Darmstadt in july 2005: .


Participants : Marie-Paule Cani, François Faure, Laks Raghupathi.

Odysseus is a European EUREKA project on the simulation of laparoscopic surgery, running from 2004 to 2007. Driven by IRCAD, it involves two industrial partners (Karl Storz, SimSurgery) and three research projects of INRIA: EVASION, EPIDAURE, ALCOVE. The overall project is to develop commercial products for collaborative diagnosis and patient-specific planning. Our participation is related to the planning and real-time simulation of surgery using patient-specific data. Our contribution is based on the SOFA library described in Section  5.2 .


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