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This video presents an application and its underlying algorithms to enable an AR.Drone 2.0 to automatically follow people. It was developed as a semester project at EURECOM.
We do insist on the fact that the drone is NOT remotely controlled, and is thus flying completely autonomously.

Illustration de l'actualité : JM Sarraute, PhD student and F. Grillot, professor, highlighted by Photonics Research review

JM Sarraute, PhD student and F. Grillot, professor, highlighted by Photonics Research review

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Wednesday
Sep.

PhD student Jean-Maxime Sarraute's manuscript entitled "Effects of Gain Non-linearities in an Optically-Injected Gain Lever Semiconductor Laser", published in Photonics Research, has been highlighted as an Editor's Pick.

Illustration de l'actualité : Yago : Source code of award-winning knowledge base is now available for everyone

Yago : Source code of award-winning knowledge base is now available for everyone

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Monday
Sep.

Almost every word has more than one meaning. Modern search engines solve this problem using knowledge bases. Yago was one of the first knowledge bases, developed by scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken and the Télécom ParisTech in Paris. Last week, the researchers received an award for their work on Yago from the most important scientific journal in the field of artificial intelligence. Today, they are releasing Yago's source code.

Illustration de l'actualité : What is Digital Labor? Antonio Casilli explains

What is Digital Labor? Antonio Casilli explains

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Tuesday
Jul.

Are we all working for digital platforms? This is the question posed by a new field of research: digital labor. Web companies use personal data to create considerable value —but what do we get in return? Antonio Casilli, a researcher at Télécom ParisTech and a specialist in digital labor, will give a conference on this topic on June 10 at Futur en Seine in Paris. In the following interview he outlines the reasons for the unbalanced relationship between platforms and users and explains its consequences.

Illustration de l'actualité : What is a Quantum Computer? Romain Alléaume explains

What is a Quantum Computer? Romain Alléaume explains

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Wednesday
Jul.

The use of quantum logic for computing promises a radical change in the way we process information. The calculating power of a quantum computer could surpass that of today’s biggest supercomputers within ten years. Romain Alléaume, a researcher in quantum information at Télécom ParisTech, helps us to understand how they work.

Illustration de l'actualité : Our exposure to electromagnetic waves: beware of popular belief, by Joe Wiart

Our exposure to electromagnetic waves: beware of popular belief, by Joe Wiart

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Tuesday
Jul.

For over ten years, controlling exposure to electromagnetic waves and to radio frequencies in particular has fueled many debates, which have often been quite heated. An analysis of reports and scientific publications devoted to this topic shows that researchers are mainly studying the possible impact of mobile phones on our health.

Illustration de l'actualité : Connected Cars & Cyber Security, a new Telecom ParisTech Chair with Nokia, Renault, Thales, Valeo and Wavestone

Connected Cars & Cyber Security, a new Telecom ParisTech Chair with Nokia, Renault, Thales, Valeo and Wavestone

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Thursday
Jul.

The topics of the connected and autonomous car focus on technical, social, ethical, economical and legal challenges amongst the sharpest and most sensitive ones of the digital transformation. The design of an autonomous object, mobile in a human environment, seems however accessible to future technologies and must consider cyber security as a success factor. To anticipate this deadline, Télécom ParisTech, with the support of the Fondation Mines-Télécom, launched a new research and teaching Chair for a period of five years with five large companies: Nokia, Renault, Thales, Valeo and Wavestone.

Illustration de l'actualité : HDR defense Joseph Salmon : On high dimensional regression: computational and statistical perspectives

HDR defense Joseph Salmon : On high dimensional regression: computational and statistical perspectives

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Thursday
Jun.

This dissertation essentially covers the work done by the author as a "Maître de Conférences" at the Laboratoire de Traitement et Communication de l'Information (LTCI), at Télécom ParisTech, since December 2012. During this period, the author strengthened his contributions to high-dimensional statistics and in particular sparse regression methods.

Illustration de l'actualité : With AutoMat, Europe hopes to adopt a marketplace for data from connected vehicles

With AutoMat, Europe hopes to adopt a marketplace for data from connected vehicles

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Wednesday
Jun.

Data collected by communicating vehicles represent a goldmine for providers of new services. But in order to buy and sell this data, economic players need a dedicated marketplace. Since 2015, the AutoMat H2020 project has been developing such an exchange platform. To achieve this mission by 2018 — the end date for the project— a viable business model will have to be defined. Researchers at Télécom Paristech, a partner in the project, are currently tackling this task.

Illustration de l'actualité : Forget Bitcoin and Mobile Pay. Cash Is Still King of the World. David Bounie is co-author of a new study about spending habits

Forget Bitcoin and Mobile Pay. Cash Is Still King of the World. David Bounie is co-author of a new study about spending habits

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Wednesday
Jun.

A study of seven countries shows reports of the death of cash have been greatly exaggerated.

Illustration de l'actualité : Strate School of Design, Telecom ParisTech and Ecole polytechnique launched EXALT Design Lab, the 1st joined research laboratory dedicated to the value of design in companies

Strate School of Design, Telecom ParisTech and Ecole polytechnique launched EXALT Design Lab, the 1st joined research laboratory dedicated to the value of design in companies

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Monday
Jun.

Driven by Strate School of Design, EXALT Design Lab gathers 5 industrial partners (Carrefour, OTIS, la MAIF, Inprocess and EMAKINA) et 2 well-known research laboratories, Co-Design Lab (Telecom ParisTech), and the centre for management and economics research (Ecole polytechnique), committed together in a 4 year research program.

PyroElectro, Sep. 9

1st Place goes to Sylvain Ract and his team from Télécom ParisTech, who created this POV device for their "RoseAce " Embedded Systems course.

Emergency Management, Sep. 8

Attention has been placed on how best to use social media tools and the content available to enhance preparedness, response and recovery efforts. By Caroline Rizza, professor at Telecom ParisTech, et al.

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A survey about Radiohead "Pick your own price" offer

What happens when shoppers pick their own prices?  CBS News - Aug. 14, 2014
 

The research team [studying Radiohead digital business] included faculty from Telecom ParisTech [Marc Bourreau,] and Crest, Harvard Kennedy School and Yonsei University.

Studying the business of Radiohead  - via Boston Globe - Aug. 27, 2014
 

« Dogan and her colleagues Marc Bourreau and Sounman Hong collected data on the physical and digital sales of “In Rainbows” after the PYOP [Pick Your Own Price] offer expired. »

Best Paper Award in ICPR 2014, Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition

ICPR

Best Paper Award in ICPR 2014 (Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition , Stockholm, late August 2014), for Segmentation of Retinal Arteries in Adaptive Optics Images, by N. Lermé, F. Rossant, I. Bloch, M. Paques and E. Koch. Isabelle Bloch is professor at Signal Image Processing department at Telecom ParisTech.

A PhD student gets a Best Paper Award at RPM 2014 conference

RPM 2014

Nausikaa Geeraert, PhD student at Telecom ParisTech / KUL University Leuven (Belgium) / General Electric, gets the Best Paper Award at International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine RPM 2014  which was held from May 30 to June 2, 2014, at Varna (Bulgaria).

Photography contest organized in 2014 by 'FLE' (French as a foreign language) illustrating the following words through photos taken in Paris: Parisian, surprising, funny, free.

Post-doctoral positions

UJV Amiens

Confidential Communications and Quantum Physics

Quantum physics opens up a variety of possibilities for radical new applications such as quantum cryptography, a discipline to which Romain Alléaume, researcher at Télécom ParisTech / Institut Mines-Télécom, devotes his energy. Member of the Quantum Information team at Télécom ParisTech, the researcher uses specifically quantum properties of light to design and create systems allowing confidential data to be remotely transmitted. His most recent work addresses the security of these quantum devices as well as their compatibility with ‘traditional’ telecommunications networks. More on Institut Mines-Telecom website 

"Against the hypothesis of the end of privacy" coverA provocative 21st century pamphlet. Think Jonathan Swift—with computational tools.

Debating : The Cambridge IV 2013

Debating : Cambridge IV

As you might know, the Telecom Debating Society sent 2 teams and one judge to the Cambridge IV 2013 (15th-16th of December). During this IV, which is one of the largest and most prestigious in Europe, we’ve had the pleasure to compete in BP style at the Cambridge Union Society against teams from all over the world : Oxford, St Andrews, Yale, Princeton, Trinity College Dublin, Leiden, Vienna, etc. The debates were fierce and the motions varied... Continued 

Google Best Student paper prize

Congratulations go to Alasdair Newson, Matthieu Fradet, Patrick Perez, Andres Almansa & Yann Gousseau for their paper Towards fast, generic video inpainting which won the Google Best Student paper prize. Andres Almansa is CNRS research fellow and Yann Gousseau is professor at Telecom ParisTech. November 2013.

High definition 3D graphics at your fingertips

Tamy BoubekeurIt’s an old dream in the process of becoming reality: the first "3D cameras", allowing you to adjust the angle long after taking the shot, are finally emerging from laboratories. Expectations are huge from professionals in cinema, computer-aided design and computer games. But the technology is not yet fully mature: the data obtained is so large that it is impossible to exploit directly in existing applications. Research teams from Institut Mines-Télécom, including the Télécom ParisTech-based Computer Graphics group led by Tamy Boubekeur, are working to tackle this issue. The researchers are developing innovative tools, capable of processing raw data to obtain new types of media. [More on Institut Mines-Telecom website ]

Embodied conversational agents

Catherine PelachaudToday we use information technology, tomorrow we’ll use robots… machines of all kinds are an integral part of our daily life. Yet, exchange between machines and us, the users, can sometimes be challenging. How can one communicate naturally with a robot, a computer or an IT program? Herein lies the purpose of the embodied conversational agent, an interface allowing for a genuine dialogue between man and machine. Institut Mines-Télécom has been carrying out research in this field, which straddles the domains of cognitive science and artificial intelligence, observing human-human communication in view to model human-agent communication. At Télécom ParisTech, Catherine Pelachaud has been working for several years to humanize machines… [More on Institut Mines-Telecom website ]

Application to Quantitative Finance - a book co-written by Patrick Duvaut, Research Director of Telecom ParisTech.

Béatrice Pesquet-Popescu : 2012 Best Associate Editor Award

granted by the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society , "to editors whose tireless effort and professionalism have made a significant impact to the reputation of the Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology". All our professors worthy of note.