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Project funded by Datawind and MITACS

I’m really happy to announce that with my colleagues Richard Hotte (TELUQ/LICEF), Emmanuel Duplàa (UOttawa) and Michael Gardoni (ETS), we received from the MITACS and the IT company Datawind Inc. a funding of 200k$ for a project on the development

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Konichiwa from ACM Ubicomp 2015

In the context of the Human Behavior Understanding workshop ( at ACM Ubicomp 2015 in Osaka, Japan,  my Ph.D. student Mehdi Boukhechba and my colleague from the LIARA lab @ UQAC published a paper on an online user’s activity prediction

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FCAA-Quebec project on road safety with elders

I’m pretty proud to announce that my colleagues and I (Prof. Evelyne Vallières, Daniel Lemire and Richard Hotte) signed an agreement for a research project with the Foundation of the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA), division Québec, for 180k$ for 2013

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Talk : “Ambient Intelligence at the service of dependant people”

I was giving this morning (March 7) a talk on my researches at the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) for the Ph.D. student in Cognitive Computer Science, entitled “L’intelligence ambiante au service des personnes dépendantes” or if you prefer

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Survey on recommender system in smart city

I’m currently publishing a web survey to collect participant’s opinion on context aware recommender system for smartphones in smart urban spaces (or if you prefer … smart cities). You can fill the survey at : In french : In

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New job and new blog

After 5-6 years of post-graduate education between the Quebec and France, 1 year of Postdoc at CMU in Pittsburgh and 2 marvelous kids, I finally reach my goal : get a position as professor in computer science in a university

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