Mini-Conference on Data Visualization and AI

By | 2018-04-26T11:05:19+00:00 April 26th, 2018|dataviz, event, News|

The program committee for OpenVis Conf in Paris (May 14-16) will be in Lyon giving an afternoon of free talks sponsored by the Data R&D Institute of emlyon business school  and hosted by our partners at IXXI and FIL (Fédération Informatique de Lyon).  There are a limited number of seats available for this event, so we [...]

Program and Workshops Up for OpenVis Conf!

By | 2018-03-19T12:16:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|event, News|

OpenVis Conference is a boutique event for data visualization and data communication.  After 5 years in Boston, emlyon business school’s Data R&D Institute is hosting it in Paris on May 14-16, with a focus on educational talks from experts on data communication in a visual and interactive form.  You can read about the current conference [...]

PFE* : La publicité digitale, évolutions et perspectives.

By | 2018-02-09T09:13:44+00:00 February 8th, 2018|french, News, Non classé, thesis|

Qualifier le monde dans lequel nous vivons de monde en pleine accélération est devenu monnaie courante. L’évolution de nos techniques suit un cours bien plus soutenu qu’au siècle précédent même si cette évolution s’est, en elle-même, complexifiée.  Il en va ainsi des technologies du numérique et de deux activités qu’elles irriguent : la communication [...]

Sponsoring OpenVis Conf 2018 (Paris)

By | 2018-01-23T11:26:25+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|event, News|

The Data R&D Institute of emlyon is proud to present the first European installment of OpenVis Conf, a 5-year-old popular tech conference on open source web data visualization tools and techniques.  The conference will be held in Paris on May 14-16. The conference, formerly held in Boston, has become a community gathering place for the [...]

How the brain perceives visual information

By | 2018-01-29T16:39:41+00:00 December 19th, 2017|event, News, Non classé|

Steve Haroz (Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris) We are honoured to receive Steve Haroz for this talk. Bio: Steve Haroz is a postdoc researcher at Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris. His research explores how the brain perceives and understands visually displayed information like charts and infographics. He got his PhD [...]

Journée Python et Data Science in Rennes (Dec 19)

By | 2017-12-12T16:08:39+00:00 December 12th, 2017|News|

Lynn Cherny has been invited to speak about data mining job offers at a day of Python and Data Science in University of Rennes I on December 19: "Le Groupe Calcul avec le soutien financier de la Mission pour l’interdisciplinarité du CNRS et du Centre Henri Lebesgue, vous propose une journée consacrée au langage Python, à l'écosystème disponible pour tous les "Data [...]

Lifestyle Research Talks and Workshop

By | 2017-11-22T13:27:45+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|event, News|

In partnership with the Lifestyle Research Center at em-lyon, we (ok, Lynn Cherny) are giving a talk and running a workshop on text analysis (without programming!). The conference talks on the theme of digital lifestyles are on Dec 4, and the data analysis workshops are on Dec. 5. Workshop contents: “MAKING SENSE OF DIGITAL [...]

Structure and Information flow in Social Networks

By | 2017-12-06T07:28:58+00:00 November 17th, 2017|english, event, News|

Ian Davidson, Professor of Computer Science at UC Davis We are honoured to receive Prof. Ian Davidson for this talk. Bio: Ian Davidson is a Professor of Computer Science at UC Davis ( His research focuses on AI, machine learning, and data mining. He has done major contributions around topics of clustering, and worked on applications to [...]

KIKK Festival Talk on Image Recognition and Poetry

By | 2017-11-06T18:39:05+00:00 November 6th, 2017|News|

One of our Data R&D Institute members, Lynn Cherny, gave an invited talk at the 2017 KIKK Festival of arts & technology in Namur, Belgium on 2 November.  The theme of the festival was "Invisible Narratives." Lynn's talk used image recognition APIs (Google Vision and Amazon Rekognition) and object detection using the AI library [...]