Vincent Picard

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Ph. D. student in Computer Science at University of Rennes 1 and Agrégé de Mathématiques



Prof. Donald E. Knuth and I have a conversation (Paris, 2014)
Office A102  (orange floor)
Dyliss team, Irisa / Inria Rennes-Bretagne Atlantique,
Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France.
Tel: +33 (0) 2 99 84 73 90
Fax: +33 (0) 2 99 84 71 71
Email: vincent.picard@irisa.fr or vincent.picard@ens-cachan.org

I am a Ph.D. student in computer science at University of Rennes 1 under the supervision of Anne Siegel and Jérémie Bourdon. My research interests concern stochastic models for systems biology, symbolic dynamics and analysis of algorithms.

Teaching

2013-2014

ENS Rennes
Introduction to probability theory, practical sessions, L3 students
University of Rennes 1
Introduction to stochastic modelling in systems biology, M2 students, bioinformatics
ENS Rennes and University of Rennes 1
Formal methods for safe programming, practical sessions, M1 students
Preparatory classes for Agrégation de Mathématiques, M1 students

2012-2013

ENS Rennes and University of Rennes 1
Computer architecture and operating systems, practical sessions, L3 students
Functionnal programming in OCaml, practical sessions, M1 students (preparatory classes for Agrégation)
INSA Rennes
Functionnal programming in Scheme, practical sessions, L1 students

Publications and reports

Markovian analysis of partially annealed Boolean networks
In preparation, journal article, collaboration with Tampere University of Technology
Complex motifs in biological sequences: extraction and significativity
Master thesis manuscript, in French
Modeling of local topological effects in Boolean networks
Internship report
Detection of protein families using automata: weighting and significativity
Internship report, in French

Short resume

2008 - 2012: Magistère in Computer Science and Telecommunications
Ecole normale supérieure de Cachan (Rennes, France)
2012 : Agrégation de mathématiques (option informatique) - ranked 82th out of 1328 present candidates
Advanced civil service competitive examination in mathematics and computer science
2011: Master of science - Research in fundamental computer science, with honors
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (Lyon, France) Speciality in Modeling of complex systems at Rhône Alpes Complex Systems Institute
2010: Master of science - Computer science, with honors
University of Rennes 1 (Rennes, France) - ranked 1st out of 32 students
2009: Bachelor of science - Computer science, with honors
Univesity of Rennes 1 (Rennes, France) - ranked 1st out of 106 students
2009: Bachelor of science - Mathematics, with honors
University of Rennes 1 (Rennes, France)
2005 - 2008: preparatory classes for French Grandes Ecoles
Lycée Louis-le-Grand (Paris, France) - Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science
2005: High school diploma in sciences, with honors
Lycée de Vincendo (Saint-Joseph, Reunion Island) - Biology, Mathematics

Research internships

2011: Complex motifs in biological sequences: extraction and significativity - Lyon, France
Supervisor
Marie-France Sagot
Laboratory
INRIA Grenoble : Bamboo team Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive
2010: Modeling of topological effects in biological networks - Tampere, Finland
Supervisors
Juha Kesseli and Professor Olli Yli-Harja
Laboratory
Tampere University of Technology, Computational Systems Biology research group
2009: Detection of protein families using automata: weighting and significativity - Rennes, France
Supervisors
François Coste and Jérémie Bourdon
Laboratory
INRIA/IRISA Rennes: Symbiose team
The Caml Language
A wonderful programming language which focuses on safety and efficiency.