• A. Grillon, A. Perez-Uribe, H. Satizabal, L. Gantel, D. Da Silva Andrade, A. Upegui, F. Degache; "A wireless sensor-based system for self-tracking activity levels among manual wheelchair users". In eHealth 360o, 2017 (pp. 229-240). Springer International Publishing.
  • H. F. Satizabal, A. Grillon, A. Perez-Uribe, A. Upegui, G. Millet, G. Picasso; "ActiDote { A wireless sensor-based system for self-tracking activity levels among manual wheelchair users". EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology, 2017.
  • O. Chabloz, D. Da Silva-Andrade, A. Upegui, H.F. Satizabal, A. Perez-Uribe; "DiscoveryTree: Relative Localization Based on Multi-hop BLE Beacons". Proceedings of the Global IoT Summit, 2017 (GIoTS).
  • N. Abdennadher, Charles Loomis, and Olivier Belli, An Autonomic Cloud Application Placement Tool Based on Cost Criteria, IEEE ICCAC 2017, USA, September 2017.
  • G. Desthieux, C. Carneiro, A. Susini, N. Abdennadher, A. Boulmier, A. Dubois, R. Camponovo, D. Beni, M. Bach, P. Leverington, and E. Morello, Solar Cadaster of Geneva: A Decision Support System for Sustainable Energy Management, EnviroInfo 2017, Luxembourg, September 2017.
  • A. Boulmier, Ioana Banicescu, Florina M. Ciorba, and Nabil Abdennadher, An Autonomic Approach for the Selection of Robust Dynamic Loop Scheduling Techniques, IEEE ISPDC 2017, Austria, July 2017.
  •  G. Di Marzo Serugendo, N. Abdennadher, H. Ben Mahfoudh, F. L. De Angelis and R. Tomaylla, Spatial edge services, IEEE GIoTS, Geneva, June 2017.

  • G. Bologna and Y. Hayashi,,, “A Comparison Study on Rule Extraction from Neural Network Ensembles, Boosted Shallow Trees, and SVMs,” Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing, vol. 2018, Article ID 4084850, 20 pages, 2018.

  • G. Bologna and Y. Hayashi, “Characterization of Symbolic Rules Embedded in Deep DIMLP Networks: A Challenge to Transparency of Deep Learning,” Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research 7.4 (2017): 265-286.



  • A. Boulmier, J. White, and N. Abdennadher, Towards a Cloud Based Decision Support System for Solar map generation, IEEE CloudCom’2016, December 2016, Luxembourg.
  • P. Künzli, K. Tsunematsu, P. Albuquerque, J.-L. Falcone, B. Chopard, C.Bonadonna. Parallel Simulation of Particle Transport in an Advection Field Applied to Volcanic Explosive Eruptions. Computers & Geosciences, vol. 89, pp. 174–185, April 2016.

  • O. Belli, C. Loomisy, and N. Abdennadher, Towards a Cost-Optimized Cloud Application Placement Tool, IEEE CloudCom’2016, December 2016, Luxembourg.

  • Y. Hayashi, Y. Tanaka, T. Takagi, T. Saito, H. Iiduka, H. Kikuchi, G. Bologna, S. Mitra. Recursive-Rule Extraction Algorithm with J48graft and Applications to Generating Credit Scores. Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research, 6(1) 2016, 35-44.
  • G. Bologna, Y. Hayashi. A rule extraction study on a neural network trained by deep learning. In Press: International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IJCNN’16 Vancouver, Canada, July 25-29, 2016.
  • Y. Hayashi, G. Bologna, R. Hashiguchi. Accuracies and Number of Rules Extracted Using the Re-RX Algorithm Family from a Pareto-Optimal Perspective. International Conference on Neural Networks (ICANN’16), 6-9 September 2016, Barcelona Spain.
  • N. Foukia, PISCES: A Framework for Privacy by Design in IoT : Privacy, Security and Trust (PST 2016), Auckland, Nouvelle Zélande, 12-14 Décembre, 2016.



  • Anthony Boulmier, eScience Coordination Team Meeting 2015, Bern, Switzerland, présentation

  • Anthony Boulmier, SWITCH ICT Focus Meeting 2015, Basel, Switzerland, présentation

  • Künzli P, Tsunematsu K, Albuquerque P, Falcone JL, Chopard B, Bonadonna C (2016) Parallel simulation of particle transport in an advection field applied to volcanic explosive eruptions, Computers and Geosciences, 89, 174–185,

  • Mohamed Ben Belgacem, Nabil Abdennadher, Towards a high level programming paradigm to deploy e-science applications with dynamic workflows on large scale distributed systems, 15th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing, May 4-7, 2015, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

  • Mohamed Ben Belgacem, Nabil Abdennadher, A high level framework to develop and run e-science applications on Cloud infrastructures, IEEE HPCC 2015, New York, USA, August 24 – 26, 2015

  • Y. Hayashi, Y. Tanaka, S. Yukita, S. Nakano, G. Bologna.
    Three-MLP ensemble Re-RX algorithm and recent classifiers for credit-risk evaluation. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Killarney Ireland, July 12-17 2015.

  • G. Bologna, Y. Hayashi.
    QSVM: a support vector machine for rule extraction. Interna­tional Work-Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN’15 Mallorca, Spain, June 10-12, 2015.

  • V. Weiss, A. Korolev, G. Bologna, S. Cloix, T. Pun.
    An Embedded Ground Change Detector for a "Smart Walker", IWINAC2015, 6th Int. Work-conference on the Interplay between Natural and Artificial Computation, pp. 533-542. Elche, Spain, June 1-5, 2015, .

  • A. Spierer, A. Upegui, "Real-Time Audio Group Delay Correction with FFT Convolution on FPGA", International Conference on applied reconfigurable computing, ARC 2016, LNCS 9625, March, to appear.

  • B. Chopard, C. Bonadonna, P. Albuquerque, J.-L. Falcone, M. Ben Belgacem, P. Künzli, F. Brogi, E. Rossi, M. Bagheri. Optimal deployment of multiscale applications on a HPC infrastructure. Platform for Advanced Computing Conf., PASC'2015, Zürich, Switzerland, June 1-3, 2015.-

  • M. Lazeyras, Audio Tactile : plans audio-tactiles pour personnes aveugles ou malvoyantes. Cadastre, revue spécialisée consacrée au cadastre Suisse, avril 2015



  • J.D. Gomez, G. Bologna, T. Pun, "See ColOr: an extended sensory substitution device for the visually impaired”, Journal of Assistive Technologies, 8(2), 77-94, 2014.

  • S.Cloix, V. Weiss, G. Bologna, T. Pun, D. Hasler, "Obstacle and planar object detection using sparse 3D information for a smart walker”, VISAPP 2014, 9th Int. Conf. on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, 5-8 January 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • V. Weiss, S. Cloix, G. Bologna, D. Hasler, T. Pun, “A robust, real-time ground change detector for a "smart" walker””, VISAPP 2014, 9th Int. Conf. on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, 5-8 January 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • S. Cloix, G. Bologna, V. Weiss, T. Pun, D. Hasler, “Descending stairs detection with low-power sensors”, ACVR 2014 - 2nd Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics, in conjunction with ECCV 2014, 12 Sept. 2014, Zürich, Switzerland.

  • V. Weiss, G. Bologna, S. Cloix, D. Hasler, T. Pun, “Walking behavior change detector for a "smart" walker”, IHCI 2014 - Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Human computer Interaction, Dec. 2014, Evry, France. Procedia Computer Science 39, 43-50.

  • Mohamed Ben Belgacem, Nabil Abdennadher, Skeleton paradigm for developing e-science applications on distributed platforms, The 6th IEEE International Workshop on Multicore and Multithreaded Architectures and Algorithms (M2A2 2014), IEEE Computer Society, 2014.

  • Noria Foukia, 18 Juin 2014 : invitée par le professeur Oliver Popov, Directeur de « Systems Analysis and Security (SAS) Unit, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences Stockholm University » ( Déplacement pris en charge par l’institut d’accueil.

  • Noria Foukia, Septembre 2014 : sixième journée d'échanges et de formation en informatique légale, INRIA Montbonnot (France). Déplacement pris en charge par le LERTI
    (Laboratoire d’Expertise et de Recherche de Traces Numériques)., institut d’accueil. Présentation de résultats de travaux sur l’authentification forte utilisant l’authentification par un matériel (clé USB, PC, «Smartphone»). Ces travaux ont été effectués lors de l’encadrement d’une étudiante en sujet de diplôme en co-encadrement avec Monsieur Pierre L'hostis (, responsable de la Sécurité du Système d'Information (RSSI) de l’Université de Genève.

  • L. Fiack, B. Miramond, A Upegui, F. Vannel, "Dynamic parallel reconguration for self-adaptive hardware architectures". Proc. of NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS 2014), Leicester-UK, IEEE Computer Society, July 2014. 

  • Y. Baleghi Damavandi, K. Mohammadi, A. Upegui, Y. Thoma, "On Feasibility of Adaptive Level Hardware Evolution for Emergent Fault Tolerant Communication". International Journal of Engineering-Transactions A: Basics vol 27, no. 1, pp. 101-112, Jan 2014.


  • N. Abdennadher, GridKa2013 tutorial: Combining Grid and Cloud for e-sciences applications, Tutorial, GridKa summer School, August 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany

  • M. Niinimaki, D. Racordon, R. Schaer and N. Abdennadher: Using Cloud Computing for urban climate, June 2013, HES-SO/hepia

  • M. Ben Belgacem, H. Hafsi and N. Abdennadher, A Hybrid Grid/Cloud Distributed platform: a case study. GPC'2013, May 2013, Seoul, South Korea

  • X. Meyer, P. Albuquerque, and B. Chopard. Linear programming on a GPU: A Case Study, book chapter in "Designing Scientific Applications on GPUs", Raphaël Couturier editor, à paraître

  • X. Meyer, P. Albuquerque and B. Chopard. "A Branch-and Bound algorithm using multiple GPU-based LP solvers". International Conference on High Performance Computing 2013. December 18-21, 2013, Bangalore, India

  • X. Meyer, B. Chopard and P. Albuquerque. Linear Programming on a GPU: A Case Study. In Raphael Couturier editor, Designing Scientific Applications on GPUs, CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Series (Vol. 21), Chapman and Hall, Nov. 2013.

  • F. Dubouchet, W. Höfle, G. Kotzian, T.E. Levens, D. Valuch and P. Albuquerque. Tune Measurement from Transverse Feedback Signals in LHC. Int'l Beam Instrumentation Conf., IBIC 2013, Oxford, UK, Sept. 16-19, 2013.

  • P. Künzli, B. Chopard, J.-L. Falcone, C. Bonadonna, P. Albuquerque. Parallel Simulation of Particles in an Advection Field Applied to Volcanic Tephra Transport. Poster Session, 42nd SPEEDUP Workshop on High-Performance Computing, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland, August 29-30, 2013.


  • P. Albuquerque, P. Künzli and X. Meyer. Performance Model for a Cellular Automata Implementation on a GPU Cluster. In K. De Bosschere, E.H. D'Hollander, G.R. Joubert, D. Padua, F. Peters, M. Sawyer editors, Applications, Tools and Techniques on the Road to Exascale Computing, Advances in Parallel Computing, vol. 22, p. 199--206. IOS Press, 2012.

  • J.D. Gomez, G. Bologna, T. Pun. Spatial awareness and intelligibility for the blind: audio-touch interfaces. Proc. of CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '12), extended Abstracts Volume, pp. 1529-1534, Austin, TX, USA, May 5-10, 2012.

  • N. Abdennadher, M. Niinimaki and M. Ben Belgacem.The XtremWeb-CH Volunteer Computing Platform, book chapter in “Desktop Grid Computing”, Christophe Cérin, Gilles Fedak, Springer, 2012, à paraître.

  • M. Ben Belcagem, N. Abdennadher and M. Niinimaki. Virtual EZ Grid: A Volunteer Computing Infrastructure for Scientific Medical Applications, International Journal of Handheld Computing Research 3(1), pp. 74-84, 2012.

  • A. Upegui, J. Izui, G. Curchod. "Fault mitigation by means of dynamic partial reconfiguration of Virtex-5 FPGAs". In proceedings of ReConFig 2012 - International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs. December 5-7, 2012, Cancun, Mexico.

  • J.D. Gomez, G. Bologna, T. Pun. Real-Time Image registration of RGB Webcams and Colorless 3D Time-of-Flight Cameras. Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV '12), Workshops and demonstrations, pp. 589-592, Florence, Italy, October 7-13, 2012.

  • J.D. Gomez, G. Bologna, T. Pun. Non-visual-cueing-based sensing and understanding of nearby entities in aided navigation. Proc. of the 14th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '12), pp. 213-214, Boulder, CO, USA, October 22-24, 2012.

  • N. Abdennadher, Combining Cloud and Grid for High performance computing, GridKa Summer School, Karlsruhe, Germany, August, 2012.

  • N. Abdennadher, "Cloud Computing in the services of e-sciences", ITU workshop, June 2012, Tunis, Tunisia.

  • N. Abdennadher, M. Niinimaki and M. Ben Belgacem: The XtremWebCH Volunteer Computing Platform, Chapter 3 in book C. Cerin and G. Fedak: desktop Grid Computing, Taylor-Francis, 2012

  • M. Ben Belgacem, N. Abdennadher and M. Niinimaki: Virtual EZ Grid: A Volunteer Computing Infrastructure of Scientific medical Applications, International Journal of Handheld Computing Research 3 (1) 2012.


  • N. Abdennadher, M. Ben Belgacem, R. Couturier, D. Laiymani, S. Miquee, M. Niinimaeki and M. Sauget. Gridification of a Radiotherapy Dose Computation Application with the XtremWeb-CH Environment, GPC 2011, Oulu, Finlande, Mai 2011.

  • Bologna, G., Deville, B., Gomez, J.D., Pun, T. Toward local and global perception modules for vision substitution. Neurocomputing, 74(8): 1182-1190, 2011.

  • Gomez, J.D., Bologna, G., Pun, T. Colour-audio encoding interface for visual substitution. Zürich Vision Meeting 2011, April 19, 2011 (Poster).

  • Gomez, J.D., Bologna, G., Deville, B., Pun, T. Multisource sonification for visual substitution in an auditory memory game : one or two fingers ? In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on auditory display, June 20-23, 2011, Budapest, Hungary.

  • Gomez, J.D., Mohammed, S., Bologna, G., Pun, T.  Toward 3D scene understanding via audio-description: Kinect-iPad fusion for the visually impaired. Proc. of the 13th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on computers accessibility (ASSETS’11), October 24-26, 2011, Dundee, Scotland.

  • Gomez, J.D., Mohammed, S., Bologna, G., Pun, T. Hybrid Kinect and sound-based scene understanding for visually impaired people assistance. AEGIS Workshop and International Conference (Accessibility reaching everywhere), 28-30 November 2011, Brussells, Belgium.

  • Gomez, J.D., Mohammed, S., Bologna, G., Pun, T. A virtual ceiling mounted depth-camera using orthographic kinect. Proc. of the13th International Conference on Computer Vision (demo paper), Barcelona, Spain 6-13 November 2011.

  • "Building a Volunteer Computing Platform with XtremWeb-CH", tutorial donné en marge de la conférence GPC 2011, Oulu, Finlande, mai 2011.

  • T. El Maliki, J-M. Seigneur. Reliability and Survivability of Wireless Sensor Network Using Security Adaptation Reference Monitor (SARM). Secureware 2011, IEEE.

  • Héctor F. Satizábal, Andres Upegui, Andrés Pérez-Uribe, Philippe Rétornaz, Francesco Mondada. A social approach for target localization: simulation and implementation in the marXbot robot. Memetic Computing 3(4): 245-259 (2011).

  • N. Walenta, A. Burg, O. Guinnard, R. Houlmann, C. Wen Lim, C. Roth, P.Trinkler, F. Vannel, H. Zbinden. High-speed quantum key distribution Nano-tera. RTD2010, April 2011.

  • X. Meyer, P. Albuquerque and B. Chopard. A multi-GPU implementation and performance model for the standard simplex method. Proc. 1st Int'l Symp. and 10th Balkan Conf. on Operational Research, BalcOR 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece, Sept. 22-25, 2011.


  • M. Ben Belgacem, M. Niinimaki et N. Abdennadher, Programming Distributed Medical Applications with XWCH2. HealthGrid 2010, Paris, juin 2010.

  • A. Upegui, Y. Thoma, H. F. Satizábal, F. Mondada, P. Rétornaz, Y. Graf, A. Perez-Uribe and E. Sanchez, Ubichip, Ubidule, and MarXbot. A Hardware Platform for the Simulation of Complex Systems, In ICES 2010: From Biology to Hardware, York-UK, LNCS 6274, pp. 286-298, 2010.

  • Hector F. Satizábal, A. Upegui, and A. Perez-Uribe. Social Target Localization in a Population of Foragers, Proceedings of International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2010), Granada-Spain, Studies in Computational Intelligence vol 284, pp. 13-24, 2010.

  • X. Titi, T. El Maliki , J-M. Seigneur. Reputation System for Mitigation of Malicious Access Points, IADIS, BEST Quantitative Research Paper, 2010.

  • T. El Maliki , J-M Seigneur, A Security Adaptation Reference Monitor (SARM) for Highly Dynamic Wireless Environments, IEEE, 2010.

  • X. Titi, T. El Maliki , J-M. Seigneur. Towards Mobile/Wearable Device Electrosmog Reduction through Careful Network Selection, ACM International Conference Proceeding Serie 2010.

  • T. El Maliki and J-M Seigneur “A Security Adaptation Reference Monitor (SARM) for Highly Dynamic Wireless Environments” The International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems, and Technologies Secureware July 2010.

  • T. El Maliki and J-M Seigneur. Identity Management Services, book chapter of “Computer and Information Security Handbook”, Vacca, Elsevier, 2010.

  • T. El Maliki and J-M Seigneur, Survivability of Mobile Sensor Network using Security Adaptation Reference Monitor (SARM). Proceeding Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation IPIN, Zurich, 2010.

  • Bologna, G., Deville, B., Pun, T. Sonification of color and depth in a mobility aid for blind people. In Proceedings of the 16th international Conference on Auditory Display. Washington DC, June 9-15, 2010.

  • Gomez, J.D., Bologna, G., Pun, T. Color-audio encoding interface for visual substitution: SeeColOr matlab-based demo. In Proceedings of the 12th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on computers accessibility (ASSETS’10), October 25-27, 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA.  Deville, B.

  • Bologna, G., Pun, T. Detecting objects and obstacles for visually impaired individuals using visual saliency. In Proceedings of the 12th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on computers accessibility (ASSETS’10), October 25-27, 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  • Andres Upegui, Dynamically Reconfigurable Hardware for Evolving Bio-Inspired Architectures book chapter in “Intelligent Systems for Automated Learning and Adaptation” Emerging Trends and Applications", edited by Raymond Chiong, IGI Global publisher, Hershey - USA, pp. 1-22, 2010.