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Emmanuel Pietriga

Senior Researcher (Directeur de Recherche) at INRIA.

Short bio: I am a full-time research scientist working for INRIA since 2004.

Current activities:

I spent two years (2012-2014) in Chile working in close collaboration with the ALMA radio-observatory. I previously worked for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and Decentralized Information Group at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence laboratory in Boston (post-doc 2001-2003); at Xerox Research Centre Europe and INRIA Rhône-Alpes (PhD student 1999-2002); and at Nuxeo (software engineer 2004).

Research Keywords: Data Visualization, Novel interaction techniques, Ultra-high-resolution Wall-sized Displays, Multi-scale (Zoomable) User Interfaces, Structured Graphics, Semantic Web / Web of Data, Visual Languages, applications of Human-Computer Interaction research findings in the domains of Astronomy, Geographic Information Systems, Bioinformatics.

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ALMA OSF WILDER Cancha Carrera Bogotá ALMA OSF Cerro Toco Santiago de Chile ALMA OSF

Research Interests

Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Visualization
Multi-scale interfaces (zoomable user interfaces, focus + context representations, etc.)
Spatial and temporal data visualization, Information Visualization at large
Ultra-high-resolution wall-sized displays
Graph visualization
Graphics and UI toolkits, Structured graphics
Pointing techniques
HCI and Visualization for Astronomy
HCI and Visualization for Geographical Information Systems
Semantic Web of Linked Data
RDF data presentation
Participant in the development of the Fresnel ontology for displaying RDF data
Designer of the Fresnel Selector Language
Visual tools for Linked Data / Semantic Web
RDF/OWL visualisation and editing with IsaViz and GSS (Graph Stylesheets)
LODAtlas linked data catalog browser
Visual Languages
HCI aspects of visual programming languages
Development environments for visual programming languages
Domain-specific visual programming languages (DSL)


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Journal and Conference Articles

Proceedings Editing

Workshops, Oral Presentations and Posters in Proceedings

Technical Reports, Dissertations, Dissemination


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Funded Projects

Job and Internship Proposals

Current and Former Ph.D. Students


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Conference Organization

Development Activities

Contact Information

Emmanuel Pietriga
INRIA Saclay -- Ile-de-France
Rue René Thom - Bât 660 - Office 1020
91190 Gif sur Yvette
tel (office): +33 1 69 15 34 66
tel (mobile): +33 6 86 26 77 01
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