Research Topics

Associated with Inria Saclay, the Centre de Vision Numérique, created in 2011, is at the intersection between mathematics and computer science. It is in search of mathematical models and their IT solutions for automatic structuring, interpreting and understanding big (visual) data with a focus on machine learning, computer vision and discrete models in biomedical image analysis.

Computer Vision

Image reconstruction, border detection, segmentation with or without modeling, flow estimation and monitoring, image analysis, object recognition and large-scale 3D modeling based on a grammar

Machine Learning and Optimization

Self-learning, probabilistic graphical models, multiple instance learning, structured output regression, kernel methods, and multitask, online, or transfer learning, etc.

Biomedical Image Analysis (GALEN-Inria team)

Compressed reconstruction and detection, tumor detection, organ segmentation, image registration and deformable fusion, longitudinal modeling of organs, virtual anatomy, population studies and understanding of the brain, etc.

The Center of Visual Computing of CentraleSupelec & Inria, Saclay, Ile-de-France, organized a summer school in Biomedical Image Analysis: Modalities, Methodologies & Clinical Research at the Institut Henri Poincaré at the heart of Paris. This was an official event of the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (MICCAI). Please find out all the lectures given for this special event.

Fields of Application

  • Complex industrial systems (automation, optical sorting, robotics, control systems, non-destructive testing)

  • Automotive Industry (assisted driving, pedestrian detection, cruise control, parking assistance)

  • Health (computer-aided diagnostics, multimodal sensors, data mining, biomarker imaging, computer-aided surgery) 


Key Figures

  • Instructor-researchers and researchers: 5
  • PhD students: 17
  • Technical and administrative staff: 3
  • Interns: 8
  • Patents: 1
  • Publications: 22


Academic Partners

Inria (France), École des Ponts ParisTech (France), Henri Mondor University Hospital (France), Georges Pompidou European Hospital (France), Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital (France), Montpelier University Hospital (France), CentraleSupélec (France), Stanford University (USA), StonyBrook University (USA), University of Pennsylvania (USA), UCLA (USA), Technical University of Munich (Germany), University of Lugano (Switzerland), University of Oxford (UK), University College London (UK), University of Oulu (Finland), École Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada), International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (India)


Business and Research Clusters

Digiteo, Medicen, Cap Digital


Industrial Partners

GE Healthcare, Siemens Medical Solutions, Intrasense, LLTech




Director: Jean-Christophe PESQUET
Tel.: +33 (0)1 41 13 17 85
Fax: +33 (0)1 41 13 10 06



Latest submissions

Article in a review
Communication on a congress
Communication on a congress
GPU-based Implementations of MM Algorithms. Application to Spectroscopy Signal Restoration
Mouna Gharbi, Emilie Chouzenoux, Jean-Christophe Pesquet, Laurent Duval
Communication on a congress
A Penalized Subspace Strategy for Solving Large-Scale Constrained Optimization Problems
Ségolène Martin, Emilie Chouzenoux, Jean-Christophe Pesquet
Communication on a congress
Multiomics Data Integration for Gene Regulatory Network Inference with Exponential Family Embeddings
Surabhi Jagtap, Abdulkadir Çelikkanat, Aurélie Pirayre, Frederique Bidard, Laurent Duval, Fragkiskos Malliaros
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