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The fundamentals of language: why do we talk? - Jean-Louis Dessalles, Télécom ParisTech

Human language is a mystery. In a society where information is so valuable, why do we talk to others without expecting anything in return? Even more intriguing than this are the processes determining communication, whether that be a profound…

Gasification, the future of organic waste recovery - Javier Escudero, Mines Albi-Carmaux

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At a time when the challenge of waste recovery is becoming increasingly evident, gasification is emerging as a promising solution. The process allows organic waste to be decomposed into synthetic gas, which can be burned for energy purposes,…
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Scientific description of industrial experience - Elise Vareilles, Mines Albi-Carmaux

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At Mines Albi-Carmaux, Elise Vareilles works on “product configuration”, which entails understanding industrial constraints and considering them scientifically using IT. This multidisciplinary work is based on experts’ experience which…

From the vestiges of the past to the narrative : reclaiming time to remember together

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The 21st Century is marked by a profound change in our relationship with time, now merely perceived in terms of acceleration, speed, changes and emergencies. At Mines Nantes, the sociologist Sophie Bretesché has positioned herself at the interfaces…

Removing pollutants from our homes - Frédéric Thévenet, Mines Douai

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Indoor air is polluted with several volatile organic compounds, some of which are carcinogenic. Frédéric Thévenet, a researcher at Mines Douai, develops solutions for trapping and eliminating these pollutants, and for improving tests for…

Aid in interpreting medical images

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Reading and understanding computerized tomography (CT) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) images is a task for specialists. Nevertheless, tools exist which may help medical doctors interpret medical images and make diagnoses. Treatment and…

Ontologies: powerful decision-making support tools

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Searching for, extracting, analyzing, and sharing information in order to make the right decision requires great skill. For machines to provide human operators with valuable assistance in these highly-cognitive tasks, they must be equipped with…

Flax and hemp among tomorrow's high-performance composite materials - Chung-Hae Park, Mines Douai

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Composite materials are increasingly being used in industry, especially in the transport sectors (automotive and aeronautics). These lightweight and multifunctional materials have great potential for limiting environmental footprint, and will…