Frederique Laforest

Frederique Laforest
Professor -- CNU 27
Research: Member of the Connected Intelligence Topic, Head of the KRR research project of the Hubert Curien Laboratory CNRS UMR 5516
Teaching: Télécom Saint-Etienne
+33 477 915 862

Télécom Saint-Etienne, Université Jean Monnet
25, Rue Docteur Rémy Annino, F-42000 Saint-Etienne

I got an engineer master in Computer Science from INSA de Lyon in 1993.
I received a PhD from INSA de Lyon in 1997 and an Habilitation to Drive Research (HDR) from Université Lyon I in 2007.
I was Associate Professor in INSA Lyon and in the LIRIS lab. from 1998 to 2011.
I got the current Professor position in Université Jean Monnet in septembre 2011.
I head the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning research group of the Hubert Curien Lab.


I currently mainly teach Master students at Télécom Saint-Etienne engineering school: Software engineering, Java Programming and Agile methods in practice during projects.


Publications on DBLP

Page on Scholar

Page on ResearchGate

PhD students

  • Hady Elsahar: Question Answering on the Web: relation extraction, 2018?
  • Tanguy Raynaud: LOD-based Quizz generation, 2018?
  • Ahmed Ben Ayed (collaboration with University of Sfax, Tunisia): Architecture for the automatic deployment of services in the Cloud, 2018?
  • Syed Gillani: Semantically-enabled Stream Processing and Complex Event Processing over RDF Graph Streams, 2016
  • Jules Chevalier: Incremental reasoning on data streams, 2016
  • Merieme Ghenname (collaboration with University Mohamed V, Morocco): The social Web and the Semantic Web for recommendation of Educational material, 2015
  • Simon Meyffret: Local and social recommendation in decentralized architectures, 2012
  • Yann Gripay: A declarative approach for pervasive environements: model and implementation, 2009
  • Tarak Chaari: Adaptation of pervasive applications in multi-contextual environments, 2007
  • Mohamed Boumediene: Definition of a generic data sharing system for legacy softwares, 2005
  • Youakim Badr: Coupling databases and documents, 2003