The summer school DataDoc "data science for document analysis and understanding" will take place over 4 weeks from July 1 to July 26, 2019 between the University of La Rochelle and Polytechnic / INRIA Saclay. The first 2 weeks of the school will take place at the University of La Rochelle, from July 1 (reception) to July 14, 2019 (transfer to Paris), while the period from July 15 to 28 is at the Polytechnic.
The University of La Rochelle is a French higher education and research institution founded in 1993. It has four faculties, ten laboratories and ca. 8200 students and 900 employees. The university was recently reorganized to specialize in three major transformations ongoing within society: sustainability, environment and digitization. The La Rochelle part of the school is organized by the L3i laboratory (Laboratoire Informatique, Image et Interaction) is a 110-person computer science laboratory created in 1993, centered on the study of digital contents that are produced by humans and intended for humans.
Paris. Inria, the French National Institute for computer science and applied mathematics, promotes scientific excellence for technology transfer and society. Graduates from the world's top universities, Inria's 2,600 employees rise to the challenges of digital sciences. Research at Inria is organised in “project teams” which bring together researchers with complementary skills to focus on specific scientific projects. With this open, agile model, Inria is able to explore original approaches with its partners in industry and academia and provide an efficient response to the multidisciplinary and application challenges of the digital transformation. The source of many innovations that add value and create jobs, Inria transfers expertise and research results to companies (startups, SMEs and major groups) in fields as diverse as healthcare, transport, energy, communications, security and privacy protection, smart cities and the factory of the future.