Forum Numerica - The digital world seminar series

Forum Numerica is the seminar series of the Academy of Excellence "Networks, Information and Digital society", dedicated to the digital sciences and their impact on the society and humans.


Jean-Pierre Darnis

MCF HDR Université Côte d'Azur
Centre de la Méditerranée Moderne et Contemporaine
Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Paris


Coordinated by Dr. Dino Lopez Pacheco ( / webpage), the Forum Numerica committee is composed by researchers, whose expertise cover the three research fields targeted by our seminars: Networking, Digital Science and Digital Society. A list of identified topics per pillar and their representatives follows.

Forum Numerica seminars cover 3 thematic pillars:



  • Internet Measurement & Crowdsourcing
  • Software Defined Networks; Virtualization; Cloud & Data Centers
  • IoT; sensors
    • Network protocols & radio
  • Antennas, low-power devices, wearable devices, network infrastructure
  • Theoretical foundations
    • Network science
    • Graph theory, algorithms
    • Stochastic optimization
    • Signal processing

Committee Members

Chadi Barakat – Université Côte d’Azur, Inria
David Coudert – Université Côte d’Azur, Inria
Leonardo Lizzi – Université Côte d’Azur, LEAT
Dino Lopez Pacheco – Université Côte d’Azur, I3S

Digital Sciences


  • Massive Data Processing
  • Compressive Sensing
  • Big Data
  • Data Mining
  • Cryptography
  • Formal Methods
  • Bio-informatics
  • Languages & Models
  • Web

Committee Members

Ilaria Castellani - Université Côte d’Azur, Inria
Virginia d'Auria - Université Côte d’Azur, INPHYNI
Massimo Giudici - Université Côte d’Azur, INPHYNI
Jérome Lebrun - Université Côte d’Azur, I3S

Digital Society


  • Digitization
  • Social Networks
  • New Economy
  • Innovative IoT-based business models

Committee Members

Zakaria Babutsidze - Université Côte d’Azur, GREDEG
Flora Bellone - Université Côte d’Azur, GREDEG
Gerald Gaglio - Université Côte d’Azur, MSHS, GREDEG