IRIXYS integrates a joint research and innovation agenda supported by collaborative projects, a set of joint initial, continuing and research education programs, and scientific and technological knowledge dissemination activities. Furthermore, IRIXYS strive to strengthen early-stage research with a Franco-German academic program PhD-Track. The program including a double master degree ideally prepares students for a PhD in the doctoral college MDPS.
Though not exclusive, three scientific topics structure the activities of the Centre:
• Cognitive computing and prescriptive Big Data analytics
• Data traceability, trust, and privacy
• Collaborative distributed systems
Privileged application and dissemination fields of the Centre are:
• e-humanities and cultural heritage (area of excellence of Passau and Lyon)
• e-health (area of excellence of Lyon and Passau)
• digital services and multimedia (area of excellence of Milan and Passau)
IRIXYS is an International Research and Innovation Centre in Intelligent Digital Systems created in March 2016 by the departments of computer science of the Universität Passau (Germany), the INSA Lyon (France) and Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy). In addition to research workshops, national and international large-scale projects, IRIXYS supports and promotes through the trilateral doctoral college MDPS established in 2008 student academic programs and joint PhDs. With a focus a multimedia, data security as well as distributed and pervasive systems, IRIXYS aims among others at stimulating disruptive technological innovation.
The 2nd meeting of the IRIXYS Advisory Board took place on March 22nd 2019 on the campus of the University of Milan in the Computer Science Department. Prof. Ernesto Damiani, Prof. Lionel Brunie and Prof. Kosch first presented the events and the scientific achievements over the year 2018. The topics being discussed afterwards with the Read more about 2nd IRIXYS Advisory Board[…]
Mathieu Gaillard, a former student of IRIXYS, is one of the eleven bachelor and master graduates to have received the Excellence Award of the French-German University. The award ceremony took place at the French Embassy on January 24th 2019 in front of the Ambassador of France in Germany, Anne-Marie Descôtes, and French and German representatives Read more about Award of Excellence for IRIXYS master graduate[…]
The INSA Lyon and the University of Passau celebrated in 2018 its 10th anniversary of a successful cooperation. A special ceremony was hold at the University of Passau on December 11th 2018 with IRIXYS researchers, representatives of the French and Bavarian Diplomacy and colleagues from the University of Passau committed in promoting the French-German friendship Read more about University of Passau and INSA Lyon celebrate 10 years of collaboration[…]
The Franco-German University asked Hubert Tardieu (Atos CEO Advisor) during the Summer School 2017 “Big Data and Business: Methods, Technologies and Innovation” more about the issues of the digital society. Here is his testimonial in French (in three parts): The issues of the digital society (1), (2), (3).
Johannes Jurgovsky and Sophie Cerf, PhD students in IRIXYS took part in the Summer School 2017 on “Big Data and Business: Methods, Technologies and Innovation”. The Franco-Germany University which supported the event asked them more about their PhD experience. Here are their testimonials in German and in French. What is a “cotutelle” thesis? How is Read more about Our PhD thesis give their impressions about their research experience[…]
The IRIXYS members wish you best wishes for Christmas and the new year to come. 2018 was an intensive year for IRIXYS. Among other events, IRIXYS was on the Vivatech Innovation Fair in Paris, organised a summer school on Transfer Learning, initiated the scientific day Gargnano Talks and celebrated the 10th anniversary of the collaboration Read more about Season Greetings 2018[…]
The 21st edition of the IRIXYS workshop will take place from December 10th to 14th 2018 at the University of Passau. Besides presentations of the PhDs students from the INSA Lyon, the Università degli Studi di Milano and the University of Passau reporting about their research works, this event will be the opportunity to celebrate Read more about 21st IRIXYS research workshop[…]
During her visit on the campus of the INSA Lyon on the 13th of September, the president of the University of Passau, Prof. Carola Jungwirth met the president of the INSA Lyon, Dr. Eric Maurincomme to discuss about a common strategy for the establishment of a European network of universities and the expansion of existing Read more about President of the University of Passau visits the INSA Lyon[…]
The 3rd edition of the Data Science Summit PasDaS will take place on October 11-12th 2018 at the University of Passau. The conference is organised by the Chair of Data Science in cooperation with ONE LOGIC GmbH. The main topics of the event are Data Management, Data Analytics, Machine Learning as well as application fields Read more about Data Science Summit PasDaS 2018[…]
Saber Zerhoudi, Ayoub Rahoui and Mohamed Bouzaabia, 3 students enrolled in the joint master degree in Computer science between the INSA Lyon and the University of Passau successfully participated in the ATOS IT Challenge 2018, an annual competition for students all around the world dedicated to technological innovation and artificial intelligence. The students designed a Read more about 3 IRIXYS students imagine a chatbot for Alzheimer sufferers[…]