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Valérie Gouranton


I am doing my research at l'UMR IRISA and the Inria Rennes Bretagne Atlantique, in Hybrid team.

Associate professor at INSA Rennes, Hab. (HdR), Computer Science Department.

I am responsible for the Arts, Culture and Heritage transverse art at l'UMR IRISA

Keywords : XR, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, 3D interaction, collaboration, Cultural Heritage

Research themes :

·      Collaborative Virtual Environments Methods and Platforms

·      Virtual Reality Methods and Tools for Health, Construction, Arts & Cultural Heritage

Current Projects :

  • PIA4 DEMOS AIR (leader INSA Rennes) 2022-
  • Rennes-Métropôle Créativité Croisée  BASTET (leader) 2022-
  • Interreg ADAPT (member)
  • CNPAO (co-leader)

Past Projets :

  • Cominlabs SUNSET (leader INSA Rennes)
  • Cominlabs RobotX (leader INSA Rennes)
  • Cominlabs S3PM (leader INSA Rennes)
  • FUI SIFORAS, PREVIZ (leader INSA Rennes)
  • Imag'in CNRS IRMA (leader INSA Rennes)

Current PhD Students :

  • Lysa Gramoli, October 2020-
  • Vincent Goupil, October 2020-
  • Emilie Hummel, October 2021-

Past PhD Students :

  • Guillaume Vailland, November 2018-December 2021
  • Guillaume Bataille, November 2017-Novembre 2020
  • Romain Terrier, October 2017-September 2020
  • Flavien Lécuyer, September 2017-September 2020
  • Anne-Solène DRIS, October 2015-October 2018
  • Gwendal Le Moulec, September 2015-September 2018
  • Jean-Baptiste Barreau, February 2014-July 2017
  • Guillaume Claude, September 2013-July 2016
  • François Lehericey, Septembre 2013-September 2016
  • Morgan Le Chénéchal, September 2013-July 2016
  • Cédric Fleury, September 2008-June 2012
  • Quentin Avril, September 2008-September 2011
  • Souley Madougou, 2001-2005

Publications : 

Benoît Caillaud    Pierre Jannin   

Journal articles2 documents

  • Marie-Stéphanie Bracq, Estelle Michinov, Bruno Arnaldi, Benoît Caillaud, Bernard Gibaud, et al.. Learning procedural skills with a virtual reality simulator An acceptability study. Nurse Education Today, Elsevier, 2019, 79, pp.153-160. ⟨10.1016/j.nedt.2019.05.026⟩. ⟨hal-02150192⟩
  • Guillaume Claude, Valérie Gouranton, Benoît Caillaud, Bernard Gibaud, Bruno Arnaldi, et al.. Synthesis and Simulation of Surgical Process Models. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, IOS Press, 2016, 220, pp.63--70. ⟨10.3233/978-1-61499-625-5-63⟩. ⟨hal-01300990⟩

Conference papers1 document

  • Guillaume Claude, Valérie Gouranton, Benoît Caillaud, Bernard Gibaud, Pierre Jannin, et al.. From Observations to Collaborative Simulation: Application to Surgical Training. ICAT-EGVE 2016 - International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments, Dec 2016, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States. ⟨hal-01391776⟩

Poster communications1 document

  • Marie-Stéphanie Bracq, Estelle Michinov, Bruno Arnaldi, Alexandre Audinot, Benoît Caillaud, et al.. Modeling, Simulation and Training Procedural Skills: User experience and acceptability of a virtual reality simulator for scrub nurses in neurosurgery. 19th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), Jan 2019, San Antonio, TX, United States. 36, pp.1, 2019. ⟨hal-02123682⟩