The LIRIS laboratory (team « Imagine ») has won the first prize of the 2014 ChaLearn Challenge "Looking at People: Gesture Recognition », which has been organized in conjunction with the international conference ECCV 2014 (track 3).
The geometric modeling workshop (GTMG - groupe de travail en modélisation géométrique) took place on March 26th and 27th at LIRIS. Around 60 researchers and phd student gathered to listen to presentations and share ideas. It was an opportunity to discover new research trends in geometric modeling through 18 talks with a wide variety of topics such as Bézier Curves or shape and image segmentation.
A "connected objects workshop" took place over three sessions, on November 12th, 19th and 26th. It was organized by two LIRIS researchers (Benjamin Habegger and Lionel Médini), the computer science Department of the Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University and the FabLab of Lyon, in partnership with the Capway Consulting Group. The first meeting was held at the café La Cordée and the following two were hosted by the computer science Department of Lyon 1 University.
The ALF project (New Approach for Urban Delivery Area Booking) directed by Bertrand David with René Chalon, in which involved SILEX and Grama research teams members was awarded during the final Carrefour Predit 4 (Program for Research and Innovation in Land Transportation) receiving the award in the category "Logistics and freight / knowledge."
The "Knowledge Systems Institute" located near Chicago, Illinois has recently appointed Robert Laurini as Fellow of this insititute in recognition for his research on geographic information systems.
Petre Manescu has won a Best paper student award at the 2013 CARS, 27th International Congress on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.
The paper "Biomechanical-based respiratory motion-compensation for 4D dose calculation during hadrontherapy" of Petre Manescu, Hamid Ladjal, Joseph Azencot, Michael Beuve et Behzad Shariat, from the SAARA team, received the Best paper student award at the 2013 CARS, 27th International Congress on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.
The IBM research and IBM University Relation committee has given the "IBM Faculty Award" to Christine Solnon, Professor at INSA de Lyon and researcher at LIRIS UMR 5205 (CNRS/Insa de Lyon/Université Lyon 1/Université Lyon 2/École centrale de Lyon). She has received this award on the 21st of October 2013 in Lyon.