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Special issue: Electronic textiles

Esma Ismailova, Electronic textiles, textiles électroniques, matériaux avancés

Electronic textiles is a multidisciplinary field which is not limited to the characterization and development of novel materials and devices. The field also targets technologies related to the interconnection of electronic functionalities leading to smart networks and to the development of hybrid approaches integrating flexible devices with traditional solid‐state electronics. …

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When Researchers and Visitors Stay up all Night

European Researchers Night

Every year, the European Researchers’ Night allows scientists and curious visitors to meet in over 200 European cities. The STORIES project, selected last May through the H2020 MSCA-NIGHT-2018 call for projects, will enable the CCSTI La Rotonde to join the national network and become the regional coordinator for this event, beginning in September …

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AI, an issue of economy and civilization?

This is the first issue of the new quarterly of the series Annales des Mines devoted to the digital transition. The progress made using algorithms, the new computational capacities of devices (ranging from graphic cards to the cloud), and the availability of huge quantities of data combine to explain the …

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What exactly is a scientific exhibition advisor? A discussion with Stephan Clémençon

stephan clémençon, conseiller scientifique, exposition, scientific exhibition advisor

Who are the people working behind the scenes at scientific exhibitions? The tasks at hand range from approving content and proposing themes to identifying scientific and societal issues, and much more. To find out more, we interviewed Stephan Clémençon, a researcher specializing in machine learning at Télécom ParisTech and a …

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Strategic Management of Innovation Networks

Müge Özman, Strategic Management Innovation Networks, Télécom École de Management

Suitable for a one- or two-semester course for undergraduate and graduate students, this interdisciplinary textbook explains the diverse aspects of innovation and social networks, which occupy a central place in business and policy agendas. Its unified approach presents networks as nested systems that can span organisations, industries, regions, and markets, …

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Video, the chameleon-like medium of scientific culture

video, la rotonde, vulgarisation

In recent years, a real passion for science videos has emerged, especially with the rise of YouTube. Video is a comprehensive and complex tool that adapts to different audiences. This explains why video holds such a prominent place as a vehicle of scientific culture at CCSTI La Rotonde (Mines Saint-Étienne). It …

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The European digital union

Annales des Mines, Union numérique européenne, Réalités industrielles

This issue of Réalités Industrielles is devoted to several subjects central to European Commission’s strategy, such as the data economy, the economic and social functions of online platforms, and cybersecurity.   To build a Digital Single Market is to construct Europe’s future. Given the many crises facing Europe, it is …

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“Strategy, Structure and Corporate Governance”, by Nabyla Daidj

Nabyla Daidj, Télécom École de Management

Nabyla Daidj, associate professor at the Télécom École de Management, authors a book entitled Strategy, Structure and Corporate Governance.   Since the beginning of the 2000s, important changes in external environments have affected the corporate governance practices of firms all around the world. The corporate governance structure in each country …

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Networks and new services: A complete story

Noël Crespi, Networks and new services, Télécom SudParis, Internet of Things, IoT

This book shines a spotlight on software-centric networks and their emerging service environments. The authors examine the road ahead for connectivity, for both humans and ‘things’, considering the rapid changes that have shaken the industry. The book analyses major catalytic shifts that are shaping the communications world: softwarization, virtualization, and …

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