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Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles - DR2 CNRS at IRIT, UMR 5505 , Toulouse, France

Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles is a CNRS senior researcher at IRIT, the laboratory in Computer Science of Université Paul Sabatier in Toulouse, since 1991. She is currently heading the IA department at IRIT together with P. Zaraté. Before, she headed the MELODI group ( ) jointly with P. Muller from 2011 to 2020 and from 2010 to 2019, she coordinated activities at IRIT related to Big Data, AI and Data processing.

Her research deals with knowledge engineering (KE) and semantic web technologies, methods and models for ontology engineering and population from human expertise, text and more recently from data. She contributes to information extraction from text, in particular relation extraction, and ontology-based integration of heterogeneous geospatial data. Her work is influenced by long term cross-disciplinary collaborations with linguists and researchers in human factors. She designed methods and platforms for ontology engineering and evolution, tools for semantic relation and concept extraction from text, as well as on knowledge representation to include lexical data.

She has been task manager in various French ANR and FUI projects with applications in areas as diverse as archaeology, car diagnosis, cartography, Earth observation or scholar paper analysis. She is an expert for the French ANR program, and was membre of the CNRS recruitment and evaluation committee from 2008 to 2012 and from 2016 to 2021. She chaired the GRACQ (1988-2005), a French working groups in KE, and later the TIA SIG (2005-2010) in NLP, KE and terminology. She was involved in the organization or chairing of conferences (EKAW, ESWC, TIA, IC, …) and she belongs to the editorial boards of scientific journals (formerly RevueI3 and IJHCS, currently Applied Ontology). She supervised 17 PhD. theses and published more than 90 papers in Journals, conferences and workshops related to semantic web and knowledge engineering.

Contact :

Nathalie Hernandez    Anis Tissaoui   

Journal articles1 document

  • Anis Tissaoui, Anis Tissaoul, Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, Philippe Laublet, Nathalie Hernandez. EvOnto : un outil d’évolution de ressource termino-ontologique pour l’annotation sémantique. Revue des Sciences et Technologies de l'Information - Série TSI : Technique et Science Informatiques, Lavoisier, 2013, 32 (7-8), pp.817-840. ⟨10.3166/tsi.32.817-840⟩. ⟨hal-03011311⟩

Conference papers2 documents

  • Anis Tissaoui, Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, Nathalie Hernandez, Philippe Laublet. EvOnto une approche pour maintenir la cohérence entre une res- source termino-ontologique et des annotations sémantiques. 9th International Conference on Terminology and Artificial Intelligence, TIA 2011, Nov 2011, Paris, France. ⟨hal-03011692⟩
  • Anis Tissaoui, Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, Philippe Laublet, Nathalie Hernandez. EvOnto : évolution de ressource termino- ontologique pour l'annotation sémantique. Journées Francophones sur les Ontologies, Jun 2011, Montréal, Canada. ⟨hal-03011749⟩