Pascal Molli

Full Professor, Nantes University, France
Head of GDD team, LS2N,
UFR de Sciences et Techniques
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Pr. Pascal Molli graduated from Nancy University (France) and received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Nancy University in 1996. From 1997 to September 2010, he is Associate Professor at University of Nancy. In 1998, he participated to the creation of the INRIA ECOO (Environments for Cooperation) project. In 2001, he becomes vice-head of the INRIA ECOO Team. In October 2009, he creates and leads the INRIA SCORE team. From September 2010 to current, he is Full Professor at University of Nantes and is head of GDD Team in LS2N research center.

Pr. Molli published more than 100 papers in software engineering, information systems, distributed systems and computer supported cooperative work (CSCW) and semantic web. He has served on program committee of 20 conferences or workshops. He participated to national projects such as Libresource, Xwiki-Concerto, Concordant, STREAMS, Kolflow and international projects such as European Project Qualipso. He is currently involved in project Socioplug and the coordinator of labex cominlabs project Descent.

Pr. Molli mainly worked on collaborative distributed systems and focused on problems of consistency of shared data in collaborative environments and awareness models for collaborative editing. His current research topics are:

  • Algorithms for distributed collaborative systems : consistency criteria for collaborative systems and algorithms to enforce consistency
  • Collaborative distributed systems for the Semantic Web. How to allow people and computers to edit concurrently the web and the semantic web?

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