CQFD - 2016
Overall Objectives
Application Domains
New Results
Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry
Overall Objectives
Application Domains
New Results
Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry

Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific Events Selection

Member of the Conference Program Committees

J. Anselmi has been a member of the TPC of the international conferences: VALUETOOLS-2016, ASMTA-2016 and ECQT-2016.

F. Dufour is a member of the organizing committee of the international SIAM conference on Control & its Application, SIAM CT17.

M. Chavent has been vice-president of the program committee of the 5èmes Rencontres R in Toulouse in 2016.


Member of the Editorial Boards

F. Dufour is associate editor of the journal: SIAM Journal of Control and Optimization since 2009.

J. Saracco is an associate editor of the journal Case Studies in Business, Industry and Government Statistics (CSBIGS) since 2006.

Reviewer - Reviewing Activities

All the members of CQFD are regular reviewers for several international journals and conferences in applied probability, statistics and operations research.

Invited Talks

F. Dufour gave the following invited talks:

  • Unconstrained and Constrained Optimal Control of Piecewise Deterministic Markov Processes, Workshop on switching dynamics & verification, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France, January 28-29, 2016.

  • Stability of piecewise deterministic Markov processes, Department of Statistics, Oxford University, United Kingdom, October 11, 2016.

  • Numerical Approximations for

    Average Cost Markov Decision Processes, Inria Team TAO Seminar, February 9, 2016.

P. del Moral gave the following invited lectures:

  • An introduction to Feynman-Kac integration and genealogical tree based particle models, Thematic Cycle on Monte-Carlo techniques, Labex Louis Bachelier, Institut Henri Poincaré, January 15, 22, 29, and February 12, 2016.

  • Mean Field Particle Samplers In Statistical Learning and Rare Event Analysis, CFM-Imperial Distinguished Lecture Series, Imperial College, United Kingdom, October 18, 25, and November 1, 8, 2016.

A. Genadot gave the following talks:

  • Moyennisation à la mode de T. G. Kurtz pour des processus déterministes par morceaux, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, January 14, 2016.

  • Averaging for some simple constrained Markov process, Journées MAS, université Grenoble-Alpes, August 29, 30 and 31, 2016.

J. Saracco gave the following talks:

  • Analyse de la variance : une vision de type modèlle linŕaire gaussien ou comment expliquer une variable quantitative par un ou plusieurs facteurs qualitatifs, University of Monastir (Tunisia), April 2016

  • Un exemple de régression semiparamétrique : l'approche SIR (sliced inverse regression), University of Monastir (Tunisia), April 2016

  • La régression par quantile non-paramétrique et semi-paramétrique, “Les jeudis de Santé Publique”, Paris, November 2016

J. Saracco was an invited professor at University of Monastir (Tunisia) in november 2016 and gave a course on Multidimensional Statistics.

Marie Chavent gave the following invited lecture :

  • Multivariate analysis of mixed data: The PCAmixdata R package,, CMStatistics, Seville, December 2016.

Research Administration

F. Dufour is member of the Bureau du comité des projets, Inria Bordeaux Sud-Ouest.

J. Saracco is deputy director of IMB (Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux, UMR CNRS 5251) since 2015.

M. Chavent is member of the national evaluation commitee of Inria.

M. Chavent is member of the council of the Institut de Mathématique de Bordeaux.