Team, Visitors, External Collaborators
Overall Objectives
Research Program
Application Domains
Highlights of the Year
New Software and Platforms
New Results
Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry
Partnerships and Cooperations
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Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific Events: Organisation

General Chair, Scientific Chair

Elena Cabrio was Conference Handbook Chair of ACL 2019 (Association of Computational Linguistics conference). Florence (Italy), July 2019.

Catherine Faron Zucker was co-chair of the AFIA scientific day on Education and Training on Artificial Intelligence (EFIA), Paris, 10/02/2019.

Fabien Gandon was general chair of ISWC the International Semantic Web Conference, October, 2019.

Serena Villata was Handbook Chair of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP- 2019).

Member of the Organizing Committees

Michel Buffa was co-organizer of the W3C Workshop on Web Games, 27-28 June 2019; Redmond, WA, USA.

Fabien Gandon was co-organizer of the Joint Day Inria Ministry of Culture 02/12/2019.

Scientific Events: Selection

Chair of Conference Program Committees

Nhan Le Thanh:

Program chair of 13th International Conference on Computing and Communication Technologies (RIVF). 20-22 March 2019, Danang, Vietnam.

Member of the Conference Program Committees

Michel Buffa:

WebAudio conference 2019

W3C Workshop on Web Games, 27-28 June 2019; Redmond, WA, USA

Elena Cabrio:

Association for Computational Linguistics conference (ACL 2019), EMNLP2019, the Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2019), the International Semantic Web Conference, the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-19).

Olivier Corby:

Digital Health, Ingénierie des Connaissances, ICCS, IJCAI, ISWC, KCAP, Quweda, SBBD, TheWebConf, WUM.

Jérôme Delobelle:

AAAI, IJCAI 2019 Distinguished Program Committee member, Rencontres des Jeunes Chercheurs en Intelligence Artificielle (RJCIA), AAMAS.

Catherine Faron Zucker:

TheWebConf, IJCAI (Int. Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence), ESWC (European Semantic Web Conference), ISWC (Int. Semantic Web Conference), Semantics, ICCS (Int. Conference on Conceptual Structures), IC (Ingénierie des Connaissances), EGC (Extraction et Gestion des Connaissances), EIAH (Environnements Informatiques pour l'Apprentissage Humain).

Fabien Gandon reviewed for: IJCAI, EGC, WebSci.

Oscar Rodríguez Rocha:

SAC 2020 - ACM Symposium on Applied Computing 2020 - The Semantic Web and Applications (SWA), AAAI 2020 - The 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI, Semantics, IEEE-RIVF Internation Conference on Computing and Communication Technologies, KEOD International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development, KSE International Conference on Knowledge and Systems Engineering.

Andrea Tettamanzi:

AAAI-19, ACM 2020 (SWA Track), EGC 2020, EKAW 2020, PPSN 2020, TheWebConf 2020, and Web Intelligence 2020 conferences. He was Senior PC Member of IJCAI.

Serena Villata:



Member of the Editorial Boards

Catherine Faron Zucker:

Revue d'Intelligence Artificielle, Guest editor of the Semantic Web journal for a special issue devoted to extended versions of the best papers of EKAW 2018.

Serena Villata is among the authors of two editorial activities:

Reviewer - Reviewing Activities

Elena Cabrio:

Journal Argument and Computation.

Andrea Tettamanzi has served as a referee for the journals: Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Semantic Web Journal, Transactions on Evolutionary Computation.

Serena Villata:

Journal of Logic and Computation, Argument & Computation, Artificial Intelligence.

Invited Talks

Michel Buffa:

Programmable Audio Workshop, ”WebAudio applications developed during the WASABI ANR Project”, December 4, 2019 — GRAME-CNCM, Lyon (France)

Master Class ”Wasabi Project : Make Music Accessible To Everybody”, Sophia Summit, 19th November 2019, Sophia Antipolis, France.

Elena Cabrio:

An introduction to Computational Linguistics. University of Bologna (Italy). May 2019.

Olivier Corby:

Graph Data on the Web: extend the pivot, don't reinvent the wheel , W3C workshop on RDF and Property Graph, Berlin, March 5th.

SPARQL Template & Function, workshop at EDF, Orsay, May 21st.

Introduction au Web sémantique, Datathon workshop of ”archives nationales”, Paris, november 29th.

Jérôme Delobelle:

”Comment utiliser l’argumentation pour lutter contre les fausses informations?”, GraphiK team (Inria (Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée center), LIRMM (University of Montpellier and CNRS) and INRA), November 21st.

Catherine Faron Zucker:

Invited talk at the workshop of the MODAL project, Rennes, 2019/07/11: Injecting Domain Knowledge in Electronic Medical Records to Improve Hospitalization Prediction

Fabien Gandon:

Web Science 2019 keynote, The Web We Mix - benevolent AIs for a resilient web, Boston, USA, June,

RIVF 2019 keynote, Web of Data and Semantic Web: Linking Data and Their Schemas around the World, Da Nang Vietnam, March.

Andrea Tettamanzi:

Seminar, “Towards an Evolutionary Epistemology of Ontology Learning” at University of Danang, Vietnam, on March 19, 2019.

Conference on Unsupervised Learning at Amadeus, Sophia Antipolis, May 17, 2019.

Conference on Unsupervised Learning at Amadeus, Sophia Antipolis, October 25, 2019.

Serena Villata:

International Conference on Legal Data Mining, Machine Learning and Visualisation organized by HEC in March 2019 in Paris.

Leadership within the Scientific Community

Fabien Gandon is:

Scientific Expertise

Michel Buffa:

Member of the W3C WebAudio working group

Academic Representative of Université Côte d’Azur to the W3C (AC Rep)

Elena Cabrio:

Reviewer of the proposals of the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF) in 2019.

Reviewer of the projects “soutien aux contrats doctoraux” of the Grand Est Région (France) in 2019.

Member of the evaluation committee assigning the AILC Master Thesis Award (the Italian association for Computational Linguistics) in 2019.

Catherine Faron Zucker:

scientific referent of the Inria Learning Lab,

member of the ANR scientific evaluation committe ”Artificial Intelligence” (CE23),

reviewer of project proposals for the MSH Paris-Saclay.

Research Administration

Michel Buffa:

Member of the scientific council of the GRAME laboratory (Lyon)

Director of the Miage de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, composed of Licence, Master 1 and four Master 2 degrees. About 350 students (

Olivier Corby is member of the Scientific and Pedagogical committee of DS4H Graduate School ”Digital Systems for Humans” at Université Côte d'Azur. He is member of the scientific committee of Academy 1 RISE (Network, Information, Digital Society) at UCA. He is member of the PostDoc selection committee at Inria Sophia Antipolis.

Catherine Faron Zucker:

Fabien Gandon is:

Alain Giboin was member of the scientific committee of the IDEX Jedi Academy 5 ”Homme, Idées et Milieux”.

Serena Villata:

Since January 2019, Management Committee Member for France for the EU project COST Action CA17132 European network for argumentation and public policy analysis, nominated by the Ministére de l’Enseignement Supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation