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IA leads the charge against multiple sclerosis

May 30 was World Multiple Sclerosis Day, an incurable disease that attacks the nervous system. Artificial intelligence could enable earlier diagnosis, for better effectiveness of treatments to slow its progression. Scientists are working in this direction, including the Empenn team, which is participating in the PRIMUS (Projection in Multiple sclerosis) programme, founded by the University [..]

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It's a first! The "intelligent" electric wheelchair tested in cultural venues in Rennes

A higher step taken ... As part of the European ADAPT, Marie Babel (INSA associate professor in the Rainbow research team) is working on the development of an electric wheelchair driving aid with the teams at the Saint Hélier centre. Today, not all people with disabilities have access to electric wheelchairs. At the risk of jeopardising the safety of people, visual impairment, for example, does [..]

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A team of researchers from IRISA detect and classify malware on the Raspberry Pi

A team of researchers (Annelie Heuser, Duy Phuc Pham, Damien Marion, Matthieu Mastio) has released a new paper detailing how to classify malware on the Raspberry Pi via electromagnetic (EM) waves. Publications scientifiques : https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3485832.3485894 Quelqu'uns des articles dans la presse : https://thehackernews.com/2022/01/detecting-evasive-malware-on-iot.html https://www [..]

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From "Game of Thrones" to "Black Panther", Golaem studio's digital mobs take over the screen

From "Game of Thrones" to "Black Panther," Golaem studio's digital mobs are crushing the screen The start-up Goalem created in 2009, has just won its second technical Emmy Award in October 2021. Initiated by research conducted on the modeling of human movements and behaviors (within the IRISA laboratory), the Rennes-based company Golaem - carried by six specialists in crowd modeling - is filling [..]

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How effective are search engines?

(in french only) Qwant, Ecosia, DuckDuckGo, Bing, Google... We all have a favourite search engine, which we use every day to access information or services. The main criterion to consider is its efficiency: its ability to provide the right answer to our question. But this search engine has an important responsibility: by choosing one answer over another, it defines our experience of the Web! It is [..]

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Fog computing is the future of the cloud - only more frugal and efficient

Le « fog computing » est l’avenir du cloud – en plus frugal et plus efficace Guillaume Pierre, Professeur à l'Université de Rennes 1, responsable de l'équipe de recherche Myriads Je ne peux m’empêcher de culpabiliser chaque fois que je lance une application de vidéoconférence : Zoom, Meet, Teams, Skype, etc. Ces applications comme bien d’autres outils numériques ont fourni à mes collègues et moi [..]

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Imagine being able to touch and interact

Discover the research work carried out by Claudio Pacchierotti (CNRS researcher) and Maud Marchal (INSA professor), Guillaume Gicquel (CNRS research engineer) and Thomas Howard (CNRS post-doctoral student) members of the Rainbow research team, thanks to which touch should soon make its entry into virtual reality. Read the article "le Monde" (in french only) and on the CNRS website

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Between transparency and confidentiality, is electronic voting viable?

In France, where the first lockdown was imposed immediately following the initial round of the 2020 municipal elections, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought remote electronic voting back to the forefront. Stéphanie Delaune (research director CNRS and member of EMSEC team) and Véronique Cortier (resarch director CNRS at Loria), specialists in cryptographic issues, shed light on the scientific [..]