Section: Overall Objectives
AxIS organised with great success the main francophone conference in “Extraction et gestion des Connaissnaces' where there were more than 240 participants and prestigious invited speakers. It was the first conference organised in the new building Kahn at Inria Sophia Antipolis (january 2008). B. Trousse was chair of the organisation of EGC-09  ,  .
Two new ANR contracts (Techlog INTERMED and MDCA MIDAS) started this year.
Researches on social networks analysis made by F. Rossi in collaboration with N. Villa and Truong Quoc-Dinh  ,  were summarized in Le FIGARO.fr (See the article (may 28) http://www.lefigaro.fr/sciences/2008/05/24/01008-20080524ARTFIG00514-la-vie-des-paysans-du-moyen-ge-revelee-par-les-maths.php).
AxIS was active this year inside the European Network Of Living Labs (ENoLL)  in relation with the restructuration of the Living Lab “ICT Usage Lab” of Sophia Antipolis according to the Regional Council and the Paca clusters (SCS, Pegase). Let us remind that our living lab was the first french living lab labelled in 2006 by the ENoLL network.