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Sharing data online: an innovative solution to respect and protect privacy
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – While respect for privacy is increasingly undermined on the web by publishing and sharing personal data, the solution for web actors developed by Prof. Kévin Huguenin (HEC Lausanne-UNIL), Alexandra-Mihaela Olteanu (HEC Lausanne-UNIL & EPFL) and their co-authors could help re-establish order on the internet.
Follow the 4th CHIC: connected objects
The fourth China Hardware Innovation Camp (CHIC) learning program started up in October 2017. As part of it, the teams of students from HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne), EPFL, and ECAL will produce the connected objects they have designed in China. The first three CHIC camps led to projects with social, medical and sustainable components. This year, the focus is on fun and practicality, with objects enabling increased interactions between parents and children, optimized monitoring of groups of children on trips, and improved concentration at work.
How can complex problems be resolved in collaborative mode ?
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL | Although there are numerous tools for resolving complex problems in business, switching to a collaborative method for tackling them tends to end in failure. Four researchers at HEC Lausanne – Stéphanie Missonier, Yves Pigneur, Dina Elikan and Hazbi Avdiji – have been trying to address the twofold challenge of collaborative working and resolving complex problems.
Matchmore, a start-up born at HEC Lausanne
Matchmore is an innovative start-up created at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne (UNIL). It offers a cloud-based service for developers of location-based mobile apps and incorporates an innovative concept known as geomatching. Launched as part of a research project instigated around ten years ago by Prof. Benoît Garbinato, it has benefited from both InnoTREK funding and support from InnoSuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency. A look back at the stages in the launch of a cutting-edge start-up that combines research and technology.
New book by Prof. Tomassini
Marco Tomassini, Professor Emeritus at HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne) and an expert in game theory, has just published his book “Metaheuristics: an introduction to metaheuristics for optimization”. Co-authored with Professor Bastien Chopard (University of Geneva), the book is based on the lectures given by the two researchers in their respective institutions. It is aimed at students reaching the end of their Bachelor’s degree or starting their Master’s in computer science and applied computer science, as well as people working in other disciplines, who want to understand the principles of metaheuristics for optimization.
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