CRIL in short


Lens Computer Science Research Lab (CRIL UMR 8188) is a joint laboratory between Université d’Artois and CNRS, that has a strong research focus on Artificial Intelligence and its applications. It groups together more than 60 members, including researchers, lecturers, PhD students, postdocs and administrative or technical staff.

The CRIL is a member of the Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence Research in Europe of the regional humAIn alliance. It is funded by Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche, CNRS, Université d’Artois and Hauts de France region.

CRIL is located in two different places in Lens: at the faculty of science and at the technical institute (IUT).

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Recently updated publications

2023 Johannes Fichte, Daniel Le Berre, Markus Hecher, Stefan Szeider, The Silent (R)evolution of SAT in Communications of the ACM, vol. 66, n° 6, pp. 64-72, 2023.
2023 Jean-Marie Lagniez, Emmanuel Lonca, Jean-Guy Mailly, Julien Rossit, A New Evolutive Generator for Graphs with Communities and its Application to Abstract Argumentation in First International Workshop on Argumentation and Applications (Arg&App 2023), CEUR-WS, vol. 3472, 2023.
2023 Said Jabbour, Badran Raddaoui, Lakhdar Sais, A Symbolic Approach to Computing Disjunctive Association Rules from Data in Thirty-Second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence {IJCAI-23}, International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence Organization, pp. 2133-2141, 2023.
2023 Leila Amgoud, Dragan Doder, Srdjan Vesic, Parameterized Gradual Semantics Dealing with Varied Degrees of Compensation in 32nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2023), pp. à paraître, 2023.
2023 Omar Et-Targuy, Ahlame Begdouri, Salem Benferhat, Carole Delenne, Revising Weighted Knowledge Bases Using FH-Conditioning in ENIGMA 2023 - 1st Workshop on AI-driven heterogeneous data management: Completing, merging, handling inconsistencies and query-answeringis, 2023.

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Pierre Marquis becomes AAIA Fellow

Oct 7, 2022 - 0:00 am

Pierre Marquis has been nominated Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA) Fellow. The list of AAIA Fellows is available on the association website.

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IPMU'22 outstanding paper award for Sara Kebir

Jul 20, 2022 - 0:00 am

Sara Kebir received an outstanding student paper award during the international conference IPMU'22 (Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems) on July 13, 2022 in Milan, Italy for her article Probability Calibration Through Uncertain Information Revision co-authored with her supervisor Karim Tabia. Kebir, Sara, Tabia, Karim (2022). Classifier Probability Calibration Through Uncertain Information Revision. In Proc. of Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems. IPMU 2022. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1602.

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Accepted papers at IJCAI'22

Jul 13, 2022 - 0:00 am

This year, 8 papers from CRIL will be presented at IJCAI 2022!. Main track On Preferred Abductive Explanations for Decision Trees and Random Forests Gilles Audemard, Steve Bellart, Louenas Bounia, Frederic Koriche, Jean-Marie Lagniez, Pierre Marquis On the Complexity of Enumerating Prime Implicants from Decision-DNNF Circuits Alexis de Colnet, Pierre Marquis A Computationally Grounded Logic of ‘Seeing-to-it-that’ Andreas Herzig, Emiliano Lorini, Elise Perrotin Best Heuristic Identification for Constraint Satisfaction Frederic Koriche, Christophe Lecoutre, Anastasia Paparrizou, Hugues Wattez

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Gilles Audemard receives CAV 2021 award

Jul 24, 2021 - 0:00 am

Gilles Audemard received with 20 other researchers on July 23, 2021 the 2021 award from the international conference on Computer-Aided Verification for pioneering contributions to the foundation of the theory and practice of Satisfiability Modulo Theory (SMT). See the full announcement.

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An article co-authored by CRIL's members distinguished at ECAI'2020

Aug 31, 2020 - 0:00 am

The list of distinguished papers at the European Conference in Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) has been unveiled on August 29, 2020, during the opening of the conference which will be a fully digital event due to COVID19. The conference received 1363 full papers, among which 365 have been accepted for publication. The article Consolidating Modal Knowledge Bases de Zied Bouraoui, Jean-Marie Lagniez, Pierre Marquis et Valentin Montmirail is one of the six papers to be distinguished.

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Publication of A Guided Tour of Artificial Intelligence Research

May 28, 2020 - 0:00 am

The three volumes of “A Guided Tour of Artificial Intelligence Research” have just been published by Springer: Knowledge Representation, Reasoning and Learning AI Algorithms Interfaces and Applications of AI They constitute a large landscape of the research in artificial intelligence, with more than 1900 pages and 53 chapters written by 144 authors. This is the english version, completely updated and extended (by 500 pages), of a similar scope french publication by Cépaduès.

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