• 22/12/2018: CNN for Angiectasia automatic detection and localisation paper cited and commented in the upcoming Edito of GastroIntestinal Endoscopy Journal (here), first issue of 2019, by Michael F. Byrne (American AI expert in Medical Application).
  • 09/07/2018: Breaking news!!, Paper on CNN for Angiectasia automatic detection and localisation (part of the CAP-CAD project I jointly co-investigate with Prof. Xavier Dray from Hospital Saint Antoine) has been accepted for publication in GastroIntestinal Endoscopy Journal (here) one of the most selective and visible journal in Gastroenterology. See publication list for details.
  • 05/06/2018: Great news, the CAP-CAD project (videocapsule image analysis), I jointly co-investigate with Prof. Xavier Dray from Hospital Saint Antoine, has been rewarded today, during the 15th APinnov day, with the "most innovative medical project" prize. Here the twitter link. The related publications (and others :-)) updated on HAL :-).
  • 23/05/2018: Still alive!! :-) GIANA challenge 2018 (in the framework of EndoVis 2018, satellite event of MICCAI 2018) is open! Take this chance to test your method!
  • 19/01/2018: Happy New Year! And to begin well :-), two journal papers accepted for publication in "Endoscopy International Open" journal.
  • 20/07/2017: The iPolyp/Smart Videocolonoscopy project in the "lettre d'innovation" of CNRS :-). Here to read it (French).
  • 17/07/2017: The ASTRE team members of ETIS lab has given me today their confidence to "lead" the team for the next five years. Thanks to them!
  • 01/06/2017: The Smart Videocolonoscopy project retained for funding by the Scientific Committee of the Initiative Paris-Seine (I-SITE 2017).
  • 01/05/2017: One year...already... :-) Well, the publication list is frequently updated despite this and as you may have already noticed, the IEEE TMI paper on MICCAI 2015 polyp detection challenge has been published! MICCAI 2017 challenge on Gastro Intestinal disease (GIANA) coming soon! Stay tuned!
  • 01/05/2016: After a long break, here are some news! First: The journal paper summarizing the Polyp Detection Challenge (MICCAI 15) is now submitted to IEEE TMI! Second: you can have a look to the "publication" section of this website, some updates for 2016.
  • 21/02/2016: The "Smart-BioDEV" special session I co-chaired and co-organized with Prof. Olivier Romain (my ETIS fellow) took place during last Biosignals Conference in Rome. It was a very interesting moment of exchanges with the participants. Thanks to them for their participation and for very interesting work.
  • 01/11/2015: The Challenge on Polyp Detection in Videocolonoscopy I have co-organized with Jorge Bernal (CVC, UAB) during last MICCAI conference was a great success! :-) Eight participants took part to the competition!! A lot of interesting things to summarize in a journal paper now!
  • 01/09/2015: This is now official!! I have been hired as a Full Professor at ENSEA (Ecole nationale superieure de l'Electronique et de ses Applications), Cergy, Fance.
  • 12/08/2015: Frederic Precioso and I have received the "Visiting Professor" honorary title from the University of Central Lancashire. Many thanks to Prof. Bogdan Matuzewski!
  • 15/07/2015: "FPGA-Based Detection of QRS complexes for Real-Time Analysis of ECG signals" will be presented at next DASIP Conference, September, Warsaw, Poland.
  • 28/02/2015: Following the obtaining of my HDR last November, I have been officially qualified by the 61st section of the French CNU.
  • 28/02/2015: GEODIFF project, funded by CNRS (PEPS Rupture call) from 2012-2013, is still alive! Come for the presentation of the latest obtained results on the modeling of non diffusion process for a more realistic simulation of the behaviour of forest pest insects at next PAAMS conference, June, Salamanca, Spain.
  • 12/02/2015: "Real-Time Tracking Of Polyps For Computer-Assisted Colonoscopy" will be presented at next International Conference on Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), June, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 30/11/2014: Two days ago, the 28th of November, I successfully defended my "Habilitation" (HDR)!!! It was a great moment of exchanges, discussions and, well, achievements :-). Thanks to all the jury members for the time they took to expertise my work of the last 8 years. The ppt (in pdf version) can be downloaded here.
  • 11/11/2014: "Computer-Assisted Segmentation of Videocapsule Images Using Alpha-Divergence-Based Active Contour in the Framework of Intestinal Pathology Detection" to appear in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Biomedical Imaging
  • 04/10/2014: "Towards Intelligent Capsules for Robust Wireless Endoscopic Imaging of the Gut" will be presented at next IEEE-IST conference, 14-17 October, 2014, Santorini, Greece
  • 13/06/2014: Today, Clement Fouquet successfully defended his PhD entitled "Semi-Automatic detection and recognition of defect signatures for pipeline inspection using UltraSonic images
  • 12/06/2014: "Statistical Region-Based Active Contour Using Optimization of Alpha-Divergence Family For Image Segmentation" will be presented at next ICIP conference, 27-30 October, 2014, Paris (La Defense), France
  • 25/05/2014: "Automated Detection Of Defects Signature in Pipelines Using Ultra Sonic Thickness Images" will be presented at next ECNDT conference, 2-6 October, 2014, Pragues, Tcheque Republic
  • 16/12/2013: "Geodesic active contour based on approximate entropy: Application to cell membrane segmentation in microcofoncal images" will be presented at next BIOSIGNALS conference, 3-6 March, 2014, Angers, France
  • 28/11/2013: Today, Leila Meziou successfully defended her PhD entitled "Alpha-divergence-based active contour for medical and biomedical image segmentation"
  • 15/09/2013: A complete overview of Cyclope project (2003-2013) will be presented at next IEEE Bioinformatics and Bioengineering conference, November 2013, Chania, Greece
  • 15/04/2013: Last results of Cyclope project at 35th IEEE EMBC Conference
  • 13/04/2013: Annals of BMVA paper is now available for download
  • 21/03/2013: READ_FAULT project for automatic pipeline inspection will be presented at next ICNDT conference
  • 06/03/2013: Last results of Cyclope project will be presented at next CARS conference
  • 25/01/2013: Technical Program of 1st Workshop GEODIFF is now available
  • 21/01/2013: Three new publications added for 2013 (Journal, International Conference and National Conference)

Professional Information

  • Institution: ENSEA

  • Laboratory: ETIS UMR CNRS 8051

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  • Phone: +33 1 30 73 62 92
    Fax: +33 1 30 73 66 27

  • Address: ENSEA, ETIS Lab, 6 av. du Ponceau, 95014 Cergy-Pontoise, France

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Welcome to my professional/personal webpage. You will find here some general info about me and my work as a Full Professor at ENSEA Cergy-Pontoise with ETIS Lab (ASTRE team). Hope you will find the "journey" interesting and that you will be able to have a satisfying panorama of my research and teaching activities, going through these pages. Feel free to contact me by email if you want more details on some aspects of my work.