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Georges Linares


1994 : Bachelor of Mathematics (University of Toulon)
1995 : Master of Mathematics and Computer Science (University of Marseille-Luminy). 
1998 : Phd in Computer Science, "Model Breaking detection in Impulsive environments". (P. Nocéra, H. Méloni). 
1999 : Assistant professor, LIA, University of Avignon. 
2009 : HDR, "Speech recognition and audio indexing", (Habilitation à diriger les recherches), University of Avignon 
2011 : Full Professor, LIA, University of Avignon. 

Mandates & responsabilities

2016 : Vice Président for Research, Avignon University

2010 : Head of the LIA (Computer Science Laboratory of Avignon's University).
2010 : Deputy director of the CERI (Centre for Teaching and Research in Computer Sciences)
2011-2014 : Member of the managment council of the research federation Agorantic track Social and cultural Networks 
2012 : Member of the Scientific council of Avignon's University 
2012 : Member of the Management council of the Brain and Language Research Institute, responsible of the track NeuroComputation and language processing.


Research Topics


    • Speech Processing
    • Natural language Processing
    • Audio-video indexing





  • ASH (ANR BLANC 2010-2012) : speech recognition system harnessing 
    Partners: LIA, LIUM, IRISA [Leader for the LIA] 

  • Sumacc (ANR CONTINT 2011-2013) : concept discovering, modelling and tracking in multimedia web collections 
    Partners: LIA, Eurecom, Wikio, Syllabs [Project leader] 

  • PERCOL (Defi ANR CONTINT 2011-2013) : Person identification on audiovisual streams 
    Partners: LIF, LIA, Univ. Lille, Orange Lab [Participant] 

    PhD Students

    • Christophe Lévy (2004-2008) : Compact acoustic models for embedded speech recognition (co-supervising with J.F. Bonastre, University of Avignon) [Ingeener - Neopost company]
    • Benjamin Lecouteux (2006-2009) : Driven decoding> for automatic speech recognition [Assistant Professor, Grenoble University]
    • Stanislas Oger (2007-2011): Possibilistic Web-based language models processing [Manager of Nectar de Code Company]
    • Grégory Senay (2008-2011): confidence measures for speech indexing lectures
    • [Researcher Panasonic, San Francisco]
    • Mickael Rouvier (2009-2012): Audiovisual document categorization
    • [Resarcher Aix Marseille University]
    • Raphael Rubino (2009-2011): Automatic Translation on speciality domains (co-supervising with Philippe Langlais, University of Montréal and Fabrice Lefevre, UAPV) [Researcher at Dublin University]
    • Mohamed Bouallègue (2009-2013): Robust speech recognizers (co-supervising with Driss Matrouf, University of Avignon)
    • [Post-doct at LIUM, Le Mans University]
    • Fethi Bougarès (2010-2012): Speech recognition system harnessing (co-supervising with Paul Delèglise and Yannick Estève, University of Le Mans [Assistant Professor, Le Mans University]
    • Mohamed Morchid (2011-2014): Robust representations of noisy documents
    • [Assistant Professor, Avignon University]
    • Cedric Richier (2012-): Social network modeling, co-supervising with Eitan Altman, Inria, Rachid El-Azouzi, LIA-Avignon University
    • Killian Janod (2013-2017): Possibility theory in Spoken document retrieval, co-supervising with Richard Dufour, LIA-UAPV
    • Xavier Bost (09/2013-2016): A story-making machine? Analysis and modelling of video re-editing process (Une machine à raconter des histoires? Analyse et modélisation du processus de ré-éditorialisation de vidéos), co-supervising with Damien Malinas and Serigne Gueye, LIA-Avignon University.
    • Mohamed Bouaziz (11/2013-2016): Delinearization of synchronous video streams, co-supervising with Richard Dufour, LIA-Avignon University
    • Imran Ahmed Sheikh (01/2014-2017): Diachronic models for proper names detection, co-supervising with Irina Illina, Dominique Fohr (LORIA- Nancy University)
    • Titouan Parcollet (2017-) : Quaternion neural networks, co-supervising with Mohamed morchid, LIA, Avignon Université 

Conference papers7 documents

  • Etienne Papegnies, Vincent Labatut, Richard Dufour, Georges Linarès. Detection of abusive messages in an on-line community. 14ème Conférence en Recherche d'Information et Applications (CORIA), Mar 2017, Marseille, France. pp.153-168, ⟨10.24348/coria.2017.16⟩. ⟨hal-01505017⟩
  • Xavier Bost, Vincent Labatut, Serigne Gueye, Georges Linarès. Narrative Smoothing: Dynamic Conversational Network for the Analysis of TV Series Plots. DyNo: 2nd International Workshop on Dynamics in Networks, in conjunction with the 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference ASONAM, Aug 2016, San Francisco, United States. pp.1111-1118, ⟨10.1109/ASONAM.2016.7752379⟩. ⟨hal-01276708v5⟩
  • Cedric Richier, Rachid Elazouzi, Tania Jimenez, Eitan Altman, Georges Linarès. Predicting popularity dynamics of online contents using data filtering methods. 2016 54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), Sep 2016, Monticello, France. pp.31-38. ⟨hal-02172077⟩
  • Fethi Bougares, Yannick Estève, Paul Deléglise, Mickael Rouvier, Georges Linarès. Avancées dans le domaine de la transcription automatique par décodage guidé. JEP, 2012, Grenoble, France. ⟨hal-01433463⟩
  • Fethi Bougares, Yannick Estève, Paul Deléglise, Georges Linarès. Bag of n-gram driven decoding for LVCSR system harnessing. Automatic speech recognition and Understanding Workshop, 2011, Hawaï (USA), Unknown Region. ⟨hal-01434931⟩
  • Richard Dufour, Vincent Jousse, Yannick Estève, Frédéric Béchet, Georges Linarès. Spontaneous Speech Characterization and Detection in Large Audio Database. 13-th International Conference on Speech and Computer (SPECOM 2009), 2009, St Petersburg, Russia. ⟨hal-01433943⟩
  • Loïc Barrault, Driss Matrouf, Georges Linarès. Combinaison de differents jeux de paramètres acoustiques pour la reconnaissance automatique de la parole. Journées d'Études sur la Parole (JEP'08), 2008, Avignon, France. ⟨hal-01434057⟩

Reports1 document

  • Georges Linarès, Benjamin Lecouteux, Driss Matrouf, Pascal Nocera. Phone duration models for fast broadcast news transcriptions. [Research Report] UAPV. 2006. ⟨hal-01631340⟩