NICOLAS MEGER

Associate Professor, Habilitation (HDR), Université Savoie Mont Blanc, IUT Annecy

Cohead of the Learning, Fusion and Remote Sensing workgroup.

Contact

Email: nicolas.meger –@– univ-smb.fr

Phone: +33(0) 4 50 09 65 58

Office: A110

Postal address: LISTIC – Polytech Annecy-Chambéry, BP 80439, 74944 Annecy le Vieux Cedex, France

My research is about sifting through temporal and spatiotemporal datasets with the aim of extracting and selecting regularities from which knowledge can be derived.

Research interests

  • Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Data Mining, Remote Sensing.

Featured publication

N. Méger, C. Rigotti, C. Pothier, T. Nguyen, F. Lodge, L. Gueguen, R. Andréoli, M-P. Doin and M. Datcu. Ranking Evolution Maps for Satellite Image Time Series Exploration – Application to Crustal Deformation and Environmental Monitoring. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, volume 33, issue 1, pp. 131-167, January 2019. doi: 10.1007/s10618-018-0591-9.

Comprehensive publications list

Prototypes

  • DFTS-P2miner: for extracting and ranking reliable maximal Grouped Frequent Sequential patterns (GFS-patterns) from Displacement Field Times Series (DFTS) and their confidence measures. Tuan Nguyen, Nicolas Méger (LISTIC), Christophe Rigotti (LIRIS), Catherine Pothier (LIRIS), Andreea Julea, Felicity Lodge, Quentin Chalabi, Aymeric Gaillard.
  • SITS-P2miner: for extracting and ranking maximal Grouped Frequent Sequential patterns (GFS-patterns) from Satellite Image Times Series (SITS). Nicolas Méger (LISTIC), Christophe Rigotti (LIRIS), Andreea Julea, Felicity Lodge, Quentin Chalabi, Hoang Viet Tuan Nguyen, Aymeric Gaillard, Clément Bois, Olivier Bal-Petre.
  • SPATPAM (an evolution of DMT4SP): for extracting Grouped Frequent Sequential patterns (GFS-patterns) from Satellite Image Times Series (SITS). It is now included in SITS-P2miner. Christophe Rigotti (LIRIS), Andreea Julea, Nicolas Méger (LISTIC).
  • WinMiner: for finding episode rules and their maximal confidence temporal windows in sequences of events/time series. Nicolas Méger (LISTIC), Christophe Rigotti (LIRIS).

Scientific activities

Past / current main projects

PhD thesis co-supervision

  • Hoang Viet Tuan Nguyen, Prise en compte de la qualité des données lors de l’extraction et la sélection d’évolutions dans les séries temporelles de champs de déplacements en imagerie satellitaire, Université Grenoble Alpes, 2018.
  • Andreea Maria Julea, Extraction de motifs spatio-temporels dans des séries d’images de télédétection : application à des données optiques et radar, 2011.
  • Florent Martin, Pronostic de défaillances de pompes à vide – Exploitation automatique de règles extraites par fouille de données, 2011.

Program committees

  • Conférence Française de Photogrammétrie et de Télédétection – CFPT, since 2018.
  • Workshop on Gestion et Analyse des données Spatiales et Temporelles – GAST, Conférence Internationale Francophone sur l’Extraction et la Gestion des Connaissances – EGC, since 2016.
  • Workshop on Analytics for Big Geospatial Data – BIGSPATIAL, ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, since 2015.
  • Workshop on FOuille de données Spatio-Temporelles et Applications – FOSTA, Conférence Internationale Francophone sur l’Extraction et la Gestion des Connaissances, 2013.
  • Workshop on Data Mining, Applications, Cas d’études et Success Stories, Conférence Internationale Francophone sur l’Extraction et la Gestion des Connaissances, 2011.

Organizing committees

  • The 8th International Workshop on the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images – MULTITEMP, 2015.
  • 2011 EFIDIR Spring School, Ecole de Physique des Houches, Chamonix.
  • The 7th Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology – EUSFLAT, 2011.
  • Rencontres Francophones sur la Logique Floue et ses Applications – LFA,  2009 and 2011.

Reviewer for international journals

  • IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS).
  • IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (GRSL).
  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS).
  • Knowledge And Information Systems (KAIS).
  • Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery (DAMI).
  • IEEE Transactions on Data & Knowledge Engineering (TKDE).
  • Computing.

Teaching activities (département INFO/IUT Annecy)

  • Information systems design and modeling.
  • Software engineering and programming.
  • Data mining.

Professional career / Education

  • Engineer’s degree in Computer Science. – 2001 INSA LYON.
  • Master’s degree in Knowledge Discovery in Databases. – 2002 INSA LYON.
  • PhD degree in Knowledge Discovery in Databases. – 2004 INSA LYON.
  • Associate Professor. – 2005 UNIVERSITE SAVOIE MONT BLANC.
  • Habilitation. – 2013 UNIVERSITY SAVOIE MONT BLANC.