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global constraint catalog

  • web version
  • last version (Feb. 14, 2012, vol.1)
  • last version (Sep. 18, 2018, vol.2)
  • working version (Oct. 1, 2018, vol.1)
  • working version (Sep. 18, 2018, vol.2)

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Nicolas Beldiceanu

Professor in computer science, IMT Atlantique, LS2N-CNRS, 2003-current (Nantes, France)

Research in constraint programming:

  •     global constraints and structural time-series constraints
  •     efficient filtering algorithms
  •     describing constraints (with meta data, graph, automata, transducers)
  •     synthesizing/learning combinatorial knowledge maps
  •     learning constraints models

Senior researcher at SICS, 1999-2003 (Uppsala Sweden)

In charge of research at COSYTEC, 1990-1999 (Paris area, France)

Researcher at European Computer-Industry Research Centre, 1988-1989 (Munich, Germany)


University Pierre et Marie Curie, PhD in Computer Science, 1983-1988
(Programmeur d'Etude, Maîtrise, DEA systèmes informatiques, PhD thesis under supervision of Claude Girault:
A rule language and an inference engine based on constraints and actions: application to Petri nets)

University Pierre et Marie Curie, HDR, 2003
(Global constraints: algorithmic and declarative aspects)



2017: ACP Award for Research Excellence in Constraint Programming (slides)

"Jean-Xavier Rampon"   

Other publications2 documents

  • Nicolas Beldiceanu, Mats Carlsson, Jean-Xavier Rampon. Global Constraint Catalog, 2nd Edition (revision a). 2011. ⟨hal-00754041⟩
  • Nicolas Beldiceanu, Mats Carlsson, Jean-Xavier Rampon. Global Constraint Catalog. 2005. ⟨hal-00485396⟩