Overall Objectives
Scientific Foundations
Application Domains
New Results
Other Grants and Activities

Section: Overall Objectives


  1. Athena has been created as a team on January 1st, 2010 and as an INRIA Project-Team on July 1st, 2010. The members of Athena were part of the former Odyssée Project-Team, created in 2002 and stopped in December 2009. Note that the members of Neuromathcomp were also part of the Odyssée Project-Team.

  2. The project of installing an EEG Laboratory in our Center has been successfully completed. The agreement from the “Agence régionale de Santé” will be delivered by the end of 2010 and the first experiments have been set up successfully.

  3. The EADS Foundation's Best Thesis Prize rewards top doctoral research work. Alexandre Gramfort's PhD thesis entitled Mapping, timing and tracking cortical activations with MEG and EEG: Methods and application to human vision and defended late 2009 has been awarded the Best Interdisciplinary EADS Thesis Prize for 2010. This thesis has been prepared under the joint supervision of Maureen Clerc and Olivier Faugeras.

  4. On January 6th, during the 2010 ANR Workshop, Maxime Descoteaux has been awarded the ASTI 2009 (Association Française des Sciences et Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication) prize, category "Recherche appliquée innovante" for his PhD thesis entitled High Angular Resolution Diffusion MRI: From Local Estimation to Segmentation and Tractography prepared under the supervision of Rachid Deriche. Maxime Descoteaux is now Assistant Professor at Département d'informatique de la Faculté des sciences de l'Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec.


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