Inauguration of the Chair CFM-ENS

Modèles et Sciences des Données

The ENS and CFM are pleased to organize the inaugural conference of the CFM-ENS “Modèles et Sciences des Données” Chair taking place next Thursday, December 15th, from 14:00-19:00 in the Salle Jaurès at Ecole Normale Superieure, 29 rue d’Ulm, in Paris.

The conference is centered on the broad topic of data science, with the intention of brining together researchers from diverse backgrounds, including mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry, and neurosciences, who have a common interest in tackling complex and large-scale data problems.


Thursday, December 15th 2016, 14:00-19:00.


Salle Jaurès, 29 rue d’Ulm.


  • 14:15-14:30: Welcome presentation.
  • 14:30-15:00: Emmanuel Dupoux (EHESS), TBA.
  • 15:00-15:30: Jean-Philippe Vert (Mines ParisTech, Institut Curie, ENS), Cancer prognosis on the symmetric group.
  • 15:30-16:00: Jean-Yves Audibert (CFM), Machine Learning at CFM.
  • 16:00-16:30: Coffee break.
  • 16:30-17:00: Simona Cocco (CNRS, ENS), Functional biological networks: a Statistical Physics Approach.
  • 17:00-17:30: Marc Potters (CFM), Overfitting big data, a random matrix toy model.
  • 17:30-18:00: Francis Bach (INRIA and ENS), Large-scale optimization for machine learning.
  • 18:00-19:00: Marc Mezard (Director of the ENS): Conférence grand public, Intelligence des données : mythe ou révolution scientifique?
  • 19:00-19:30: Cocktail.