Author Archives: Oussama Metatla

ByOussama Metatla

Event Report | The 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards

Using silver nanoparticles to improve antibacterial activity, developing algorithms for enhancing multiview video coding, exploring the chemistry of sulfamides, characterising the rainfall in Birzgane in the middle paleolithic period, and investigating alzheimer disease in Algerian patients. These are the themes of the research papers that won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards, an annual event organised by the Algerian Network for Academics, Scientists & Researchers (anasr.org) to celebrate and promote the best of scientific output produced in Algerian universities and research centres. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Awards | The 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards

The 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards Winners Announcement Ceremony was held on the 2nd of May 2015 at Queen Mary University of London in the UK. The event was also live streamed over the internet.  عقد حفل الإعلان عن الفائزين بجائزة أحسن منشورة علمية جزائرية في طبعتها الثالثة يوم الثاني من ماي 2015 بجامعة كوين ماري بلندن بالمملكة المتحدة . كما تم عرض الحفل على المباشر عبر الانترنت Read More

ByOussama Metatla

آراء| آفاق أكاديمية جزائرية للعلوم والتكنولوجيا

لا شك أن العلم يعد من أهم محركات التنمية الإقتصادية و الإجتماعية اليوم . لذلك كان من واجب العلماء و الباحثين توعية باقي شرائح المجتمع و اطلاعها عن مدى تأثير النتائج العلمية في نشاطاتهم اليومية و كيفية الإستفادة من هذه النتائج لتنمية و ترقية المجتمع . على العلماء و الباحثين أيضا أن يعملوا على توجيه مجهوداتهم الفكرية و العلمية نحو دراسة و معالجة المشاكل الوطنية و الدولية التي لها صلة بالتحديات الراهنة التي تواجهها مجتمعاتهم . هنا يأتي دور أكاديميات العلوم و الذي يتمثل في تمكين العلماء و الباحثين من تحقيق هذه الواجبات . فأكاديميات العلوم أطر تنظيمية يمكن من خلالها تثبيت و توجيه الجهود العلمية ، كما أنها تلعب دور محاور لاكتشاف و تحفيز و دعم و مكافاءة التميّز في البحث العلمي. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Interview | Winners of the 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Computer Science & Engineering

Dr. Meriem Boumehed is a lecturer working in the area of computer vision as part of the Signals and Images Laboratory in the Department of Electronics at the University of Science & Technology Mohamed Boudiaf in Oran. She is the first author on the paper entitled “Moving Objects Localization by Local Region Based Level Sets: Application on urban Traffic”, published in the Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, and which won the 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Computer Science & Engineering. Inspire Magazine speaks to Dr. Boumehed about the winning paper as well as other research taken place at her lab. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Interview | (Video) Prof. Meziane Lasfer on Corporate Finance

Inspire Magazine Spoke with Prof. Meziane Lasfer, professor of finance at Cass Business School of City University of London. Prof. Lasfer specialises in applied corporate finance including Dividend Policy, Capital Structure, Corporate Restructuring, Capital Markets, and Corporate Governance. The overall aim of the interview was to engage both specialists and non-specialists with issues relevant to Prof. Lasfer’s field of research as well as how these relate to Algeria. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Awards | The 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards

The Winners fo the 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards have been announced in live streamed event that took place in London on the 26ths of April 2014. تم الإعلان عن الفائزين بجائزة أحسن منشورة علمية جزائرية لسنة ٢٠١٤ في لقاء بث مباشرة على الإنترنت بتاريخ ٢٦ أفريل ٢٠١٤ Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Interview | Prof. Rachid Deriche laureat of the Grand Prize of the EADS Corporate Foundation in Computer Science

Prof. Rachid Deriche, Research Director at INRIA Sophia Antipolis, was awarded the 2013 French Academy of Sciences Grand Prize of the EADS Corporate Foundation in Computer Science. This award recognises the achievements of a scientist in a French laboratory who has made exceptional contributions to the vitality and influence of computer science research while building outstanding cooperation with industry. Inspire Magazine spoke with Prof. Deriche to find out more about his research activities that led to this prize, which has been officially awarded at the Institut de France on the 15th of October 2013. Read More