Section: Partnerships and Cooperations

European Initiatives

FP7 Projects


Participants : Patrice Buche, Madalina Croitoru, Jérôme Fortin, Patricio Mosse.

FP7-KBEE, March 2011–March2015. Led by INRA (and scientifically managed by Montpellier IATE laboratory). Sixteen partners among which Cork University (Ireland), CSIC (Spain), Roma University La Sapienza (Italy), SIK (Sweden). The objective of EcoBioCAP is to “provide the EU food industry with customizable, ecoefficient, biodegradable packaging solutions with direct benefits both for the environment and EU consumers in terms of food quality and safety”. GraphIK is involved in this project via its common members with IATE-KRR team. The budget is managed by IATE team. This project will feed Axis 2.

  • See Sect.  6.2 (argumentation for decision making in agronomy) for the results obtained this year.

Collaborations with Major European Organizations

  • Leon van der Torre: University of Luxembourg, Computer Science and Communications Research Unit (Luxembourg)

  • Souhila Kaci collaborates with Leon van der Torre on argumentation aspects. They co-supervise a PhD student (Tjitze Rienstra).

  • Sebastian Rudolph: University of Karlsruhe, AIFB (Germany)

  • Jean-François Baget, Marie-Laure Mugnier and Michaël Thomazo collaborate with Sebastian Rudolph on the study of complexity classes for fragments of existential rules. This successful work has already led to major publications (see Sect.  6.1 ).

  • Srdjan Vesic: University of Luxmbourg, Individual and Collective Reasoning research group (Luxembourg)

  • Madalina Croitoru collaborates with Srdjan Vesic on the link between inconsistency tolerant reasoning and argumentation.

  • Nir Oren: University of Aberdeen, Department of Computing Science (United Kingdom)

  • Madalina Croitoru and Jérôme Fortin collaborate with Nir Oren on argumentation and preference logics.

  • Ioannis A. Vetsikas: University of Athens, IIT (Greece)

  • Madalina Croitoru collaborates with Ioannis A. Vetsikas on mechanism design aspects of multi-agent knowledge allocation.