Section: Dissemination

Teaching - Supervision - Juries


The next table details the number of lecture hours as well as the number of module responsibilities for each team member.

Table 1.
Name Position 2014/15 Cursus (*) Module Resp.
(per year)
J.-F. Baget Research Scientist 40 M (UM2) 1
M. Croitoru Assistant Prof. 198 L2 2
M. Bienvenu Research Scientist 15 M(UM2) no
J. Fortin Assistant Prof 230 Polytech 2
M. Leclère Assistant Prof. 196 L and M (UM2) 2
M. -L. Mugnier Professor 192 L and M (UM2) 3
A. Arioua PhD 12 L (UM2) no
F. Ulliana Assistant Prof. 192 L and M (UM2) 3
N. Patel PhD 64 L(UM2) no

(*) L =Licence, M = Master (M1 = first year, M2 = second year), UM2 = Univ. Montpellier 2 (Sciences), IUT = Institute of Technology of UM2 (Licence Cursus), Polytech = Engineering School of UM2, UM3 = Univ. Montpellier 3 (Art and Humanities)

The courses organized by team members are mainly in Logics (in Licence), Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Representation, Knowledge Engineering, Social and Semantic Web. We are also responsible of modules in Web Technologies (Professional L at IUT).

We have some specific responsibilities in the Computer Science Licence and Master:

  • Michel Leclère (Faculty): since Sept. 2015, he is deputy manager of the Computer Science teaching Department from the Science Faculty. Moreover, since 2011, he manages the program “Data, Knowledge and Natural Language Processing” (DECOL), part of the Master of Computer Science (about 30 students).

  • Marie-Laure Mugnier (Faculty): since 2011, she is (co)-director of the Master in Computer Science, which gathers 6 programs. She also led the Master project for the next four years (LMD4, from 2015/16 to 2018/2019).

  • Madalina Croitoru (IUT): since Sept. 2014, she manages the “année spéciale” (about 25 students).


The PhDs in progress are:

  • Fabien Garreau (ANR ASPIQ grant), Algorithms for stable model semantics and existential rules (ANR ASPIQ, with Univ. of Angers), started Sept. 2012, supervised by Igor Stephan, Jean-François Baget and Laurent Garcia.

  • Swan Rocher (ANR Qualinca grant), Reasoning with inconsistent knowledge bases in presence of existential rules (ANR Qualinca), started Sept. 2013, supervised by Marie-Laure Mugnier and Jean-François Baget.

  • Namrata Patel (Univ. Montpellier grant), Preference Handling in Decision Problems (ministry grant), started Oct. 2013, supervised by Souhila Kaci and Roland Ducournau.

  • Abdallah Arioua (ANR Dur-Dur& INRA Grant), Argumentation Theory and its Application to Knowledge-based Systems, started Nov. 2013, supervised by Patrice Buche, Madalina Croitoru and Jérôme Fortin.

  • Stathis Delivorias (Univ. Montpellier grant), Module extraction in existential rule knowledge bases, started Oct. 2015, supervised by Federico Ulliana, Michel Leclère and Marie-Laure Mugnier.

  • Abdelraouf Hecham (Averroes grant), Cognitive biases in argumentation, started Oct. 2015, supervised by Madalina Croitoru.


HDR reviewer - Freddy Lécué - Scalable Machine Reasoning in the Web of Data - Nov. 2015 - University of Nice (Marie-Laure Mugnier)

PhD jury co-director - Lilia Berrahou - Extraction d'arguments de relations n-aires dans les textes guidée par une Ressource Termino-Ontologique de domaine, application aux domaines de la bioraffinerie des ligno-celluloses et des emballages alimentaires - Sept. 2015 - University of Montpellier (Patrice Buche).

PhD jury member - Zied Bouraroui - Inconsistency and uncertainty handling in lightweight description logics - June 2015 - University of Lens (Marie-Laure Mugnier)

President of a recruitment jury (comité de sélection) for a professorship position at the University of Montpellier - Spring 2015 (Marie-Laure Mugnier)

President of an evaluation jury for INRA IT project managers, Oct. 2015, Patrice Buche.