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Amaury Bouchra Pilet’s PhD Defense took place on Wed November 10

Amaury Bouchra Pilet successfully defended his Ph.D. entitled “Contributions to distributed multi-task machine learning” on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at IRISA/Inria in Rennes. Jury members: Marc TOMMASI, Professor, Université de Lille Giovanni NEGLIA, Research Scientist, Inria, Sophia Antipolis Sara BOUCHENAK, Professor, INSA Lyon, Aurelien BELLET, Research Scientist, Inria, Lille Alexandre…

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2021 WIDE Team Seminar

The WIDE team will hold its 2021 seminar on Oct. 30 – Sept. 1 at Domaine de Saint-Yvieux – 35540 Le Tronchet. Many exciting talks and fascinating discussions are awaiting us! Thursday 09:30 – Arrival + Welcome Coffee 10:00 – Opening (François) 10:15 – Séance 1 Scientific Talks (1h30) Erwan:…

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The Coronasurvey Team received an honorable mention in the XPrize Pandemic Response Challenge 

The Coronasurveys team (https://coronasurveys.org/) led by Antonio Fernandez from IMDEA, and involving Davide Frey from the WIDE team, received an honorable mention in the XPrize Pandemic Response Challenge. They developed forecasting methods for the number of COVID-19 cases based on the impact of governmental measures. Congratulation to everyone involved! Press-Release…

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Paper Accepted at INFOCOM 2021: shadow banning practices in Twitter

Our paper, in collaboration with IRIT/ENSHEEIT and LAAS/CNRS, has been accepted to the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), one of the flagship conferences in networking. It is entitled “Setting the Record Straighter on Shadow Banning”, and deals with the user-side observation of the (black-box) moderation algorithm of…

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