—Sustainable development is among the greatest challenges of this century. Sustainability and development are apparently opposite. The traditional approaches try to manage the planet protection without taking the best from technology while eco-innovation focus mainly on smart transportation, smart use of energy and water and waste recycling. Many new… (More)
knowledge capital have the fear to collaborate with other SMEs or bigger companies. This study aims to illuminate the preferences in customer, supplier and competitor collaboration within industry or inter industry. A survey is run on more than 110 companies and Machine Learning methods are used to define the association rules that will lead for success.
complexity in the business world causes changes in the concept of value creation, measures for success and sustainability. More attention is given to the critical human resources for reducing the risks of managerial decisions. The right knowledge worker in the right place is not anymore just accumulating, sharing and using the knowledge. As the technology… (More)
This chapter begins by a short history of AI in France since the early 1970s. It gives some examples of industrial applications developed since the 1980s. It also introduces AFIA, the French Association for AI, and describes some activities such as the main conferences and publications. The main French AI research domains and actors such as public and… (More)
This document presents our work on a definition and experimentation of a voice interface for cultural heritage inventory. This hybrid system includes signal processing, natural language techniques and knowledge modeling for future retrieval. We discuss the first results and give some points on future work.