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Publication in Computational Geosciences (Springer)

2019, March: our paper HexaShrink, an exact progressive framework for hexahedral meshes representation with attributes and discontinuities: multiresolution rendering and storage of geoscience models has been accepted in Computational Geosciences (Springer). Authors: JJean-Luc Peyrot, Laurent Duval, Frédéric PAYAN, Lauriane Bouard, Lenaic Chizat, Sébastien Schneider, Marc Antonini. Postprint

Communication in EAGE

2019, March : our paper Lossless progressive compression of meshes for upscaling and upgridding in reservoir simulation with HexaShrink (Lauriane Bouard, Laurent Duval, Christophe Preux, Frédéric PAYAN, Marc Antonini) has been accepted at EAGE (London, UK).

Communication at ICASSP

2019, May: Thomas Maugey will present our article "A Geometry-aware framework for compressing 3D mesh textures" (authors: Fatemeh Nasiri, Navid Mahmoudian Bidgoli, Frédéric Payan, Thomas Maugey). Proceedings

PhD Defense

2018, December: Arnaud Bletterer has defended his PhD: "A graph-based approach for modeling and processing gigantic point clouds from terrestrial LiDARs acquisitions". Manuscript(in french)

Communication (international conference)

2018, November : Arnaud Bletterer has presented our paper "Towards the reconstruction of cultural heritage sites : A local graph-based representation to resample gigantic acquisitions" (Arnaud Bletterer, Frédéric PAYAN, Marc Antonini, Anis Meftah) at the EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage (Vienna, Austria). Proceedings

Communication (national conference)

2018, November : Lauriane Bouard has presented our paper "Décomposition multi-échelles de maillages 3D hexaédriques dans le domaine des géosciences. Étude des performances en compression sans pertes" (Lauriane Bouard, Laurent Duval, Frédéric PAYAN, Marc Antonini) at CoReSa (Poitiers, France). Proceedings

PhD Supervision


  • Yuxiang Zhou (10/2018 - ...)
    Topic : Assisted Surgery
    French Title : Chirurgie assistée
    Co-supervised with Marc Antonini (DR CNRS)
    Funded by Région Sud and I3S, in collaboration with CHU Nice.
  • Lauriane Bouard (11/2017 - ...)
    Topic : Progressive compression of large evolutionary volumic meshes: geometry and properties
    French Title : Compression progressive de maillages volumiques massifs et évolutifs : géométrie et propriétés
    Co-supervised with Marc Antonini (DR CNRS) and Laurent Duval (IFP-Energies Nouvelles)
    Funded by IFP-Energies Nouvelles


  • Arnaud Bletterer (2014 - 2018)
    Topic : Surface reconstruction from dense point clouds
    French Title : reconstruction de surfaces à partir de nuages de points denses
    Co-supervised with Marc Antonini (DR CNRS)
    Funded by Région PACA and Cintoo.
  • Jean-Luc Peyrot (11/2011 - 12/2014)
    Topic : Optimization of the 3D scanning pipeline : from surfaces to semi-regular meshes.
    French Title : Optimisation de la chaîne de numérisation 3D : de la surface au maillage semi-régulier
    Manuscript (in french) : HAL
    Co-supervised with Marc Antonini (DR CNRS).
    Funded by Région PACA and Noomeo company.
  • Aymen Kammoun (12/2007 - 12/2011)
    Topic : Multiresolution analysis of semi-regular meshes. Application to geometry compression.
    French Title : Contributions dans le domaine de l'analyse multirésolution de maillages surfaciques semi-réguliers. Application à la compression géométrique
    Co-supervised with Marc Antonini (DR CNRS).



  • Dominique Douguet (CRCN Inserm, IPMC, Sophia Antipolis),
  • Eric Séjor (Chirurgien CHU Nice),
  • Thomas Maugey (CR Inria Rennes).
  • Laurent Duval (IFP Energies nouvelles).
  • Olivier Aubreton (Assistant Professor, Le2i, Le Creusot),
  • Basile Sauvage (Assistant Professor, Icube, Strasbourg).
  • Céline Roudet (Assistant Professor, Le2i, Dijon),
  • Marc Antonini (Research Director CNRS, I3S, Sophia Antipolis),

Companies and Organisations

  • IFP Energies Nouvelles, during the Postdoctoral research of Jean-Luc Peyrot (2015-2016), and now for the PhD of Lauriane Bouard (2017 - ...).
  • Cintoo3D (from 2014)
    in the context of the PhD of Arnaud Bletterer.
  • Noomeo (2011-2014)
    I had been working with this company in the context of the PhD of Jean-Luc Peyrot.


Niveau National

  • 2018 - ... : Membre CNU Section 61.
  • 2011 - 2015 : Membre CNU Section 61.
  • 2009 - ... : Co-responsable de l’Action de Recherche « Maillages & animations 3D » du Thème D du GDR ISIS.


  • 2017 - ... : Membre du Conseil de Laboratoire I3S
  • 2014 - ... : Commission « Web-Comm' » du laboratoire I3S
  • 2007 - ... : Responsable du site Web du Projet Mediacoding.
  • 2007 - ... : Responsable Web SIS du laboratoire I3S.
  • 2009 - 2012 : Commission « Informatique » du laboratoire I3S : membre référent SIS.
  • IUT Nice Côte d'Azur

  • 2016 - ... : Direction Etudes 1ère année DUT R&T.
  • 2016 - ... : Référent R&T pour le semestre de remédiation.
  • 2008 - 2016 : Direction Etudes 2ème année DUT R&T.
  • 2008 - 2016 : Responsable Poursuite d’Etudes du Département R&T.
  • 2010 - ... : Responsable (création et maintenance) du site du Département R&T de l'IUT Nice-Côte d'Azur (UNS).