Participants – Jean-Pierre Briot
Jean-Pierre Briot is a senior researcher in computer science at CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) and Sorbonne Université in Paris, France. He is also permanent visiting professor at PUC-Rio and has recently been visiting professor at UNIRIO, both in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His general research interests are about the design of intelligent adaptive and cooperative software, at the crossing of artificial intelligence, distributed systems and software engineering, with various application fields such as Internet of Things, decision support systems and computer music. He is the first author of a recent reference book on the use of deep learning (artificial intelligence/machine learning) techniques for music generation.
Jean-Pierre Briot holds a masters in mathematics (1980), a doctorship (PhD) in computer science (1984) and an "habilitation à diriger des recherches" in computer science (1989), all from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (aka Paris VI, since 2018 renamed/merged as Sorbonne Université). He also holds degrees in music, music acoustics and Japanese language. He has been visiting researcher in various institutions (Kyoto University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Southern California, University of Tokyo…). He has advised more than 20 PhD students. He has edited 12 books or journal special issues. In 2010, he has created the CNRS permanent representation office in Rio de Janeiro, for scientific cooperation with Southern America.