Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific events organisation

general chair, scientific chair
member of the organizing committee
  • F. Forbes is a member of the committee for the 2nd SFRMBM (Société Francaise de Résonance Magnétique en Biologie et Médecine) conference in Grenoble in 2015, http://sfrmbm2015.sciencesconf.org/

member of the conference program committee
  • Stéphane Girard organized an invited session "Regression extremes" at the 7th international conference ERCIM, Pisa, Italy, december 2014.

member of the editorial board
  • Florence Forbes is Associate Editor of the journal Frontiers in ICT: Computer Image Analysis since its creation in Sept. 2014. Computer Image Analysis is a new specialty section in the community-run openaccess journal Frontiers in ICT. This section is led by Specialty Chief Editors Drs Christian Barillot and Patrick Bouthemy.

  • Stéphane Girard is Associate Editor of the Statistics and Computing journal since 2012. He is also member of the Advisory Board of the Dependence Modelling journal since decembre 2014.

  • In 2014, Florence Forbes has been a reviewer for the NIPS and ICASSP conferences and for the Statistics and Computing journal.

  • In 2014, Stéphane Girard has been a reviewer for Annals of Statistics, Journal of Statistical Software, Metrika, Lecture Notes in Statistics, RevStat, ESAIM Probability & Statistics, Journal de la Société Française de Statistique.

Societies and Networks

  • F. Forbes and J.-B. Durand are part of an INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research) Network (AIGM, http://carlit.toulouse.inra.fr/AIGM ) on Algorithmic issues for inference in graphical models.

  • F. Forbes and S. Girard were elected as members of the bureau of the “Analyse d'images, quantification, et statistique” group in the Société Française de Statistique (SFdS).

  • F. Forbes and M-J. Martinez are members of the ERCIM working group on Mixture models.