Jean-Gabriel Ganascia Publications

Most recent and significative publications


  1. Bazin A., Ganascia J.-G., "Computing the Duquenne-Guigues Basis: an Algorithm for Choosing the Order", International Journal of General Systems, (2015), doi: 10.1080/03081079.2015.1072922
  2. Ganascia J.-G., Glaudes P., Del Lungo A., "Automatic detection of reuses and citations in literary texts", Literary and Linguistic Computing, 2014, doi: 10.1093/llc/fqu020
  3. Ganascia J.-G., "Abstractions of Level of Abstraction", JETAI - Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, pp. 1-13, 2014, doi: 10.1080/0952813X.2014.940685 link

  4. Ganascia J.-G., "The new ethical trilemma: Security, privacy and transparency", C.R. Physique (2011), doi:10.1016/j.crhy.2011.07.002,draft

  5. Ganascia J.-G., "Epistemology of AI Revisited in the Light of the Philosophy of Information", Knowledge, Technology & Policy, Volume 23, Issue 1 (2010), Page 57 ( draft

  6. Ganascia J.-G., "The Generalized Sousveillance Society", Social Science Information, Vol. 49 - N°3, 2010.paper

  7. Ganascia J.-G., “In silico' Experiments : Towards a Computerized Epistemology”, in Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers, Piotr Boltuc (ed), American Philosophical Association Newsletters, 07 (2), 11-15, Spr. 2008, ISSN 1067-9464 paper draft

  8. Bourdaillet J., Ganascia J.-G., Lebrave J-L., "Topologie et génétique textuelles : un dialogue médié par la machine." In Revue Lexicometrica, Numéro thématique "Topographie et topologie textuelles", 2009, ISSN 1773-0570, paper

  9. Ganascia J.-G.: “Reconstructing True Wrong Inductions”, AI Magazine, Volume 29, number 2, 57-65, Summer 2008, ISSN 0738-4602 paper

  10. Ganascia J.-G.: “Modeling Ethical Rules of Lying with Answer Set Programming”, Ethics and Information Technology, vol. 9, pp. 39-47 (ISBN : 1388-1957) (2007)
  11. Velcin J., Ganascia J.-G.: “Default Clustering with Conceptual Structures”, Journal on Data Semantics, vol. LNCS 4380, pp. 1-25 (2007)


  1. Grinbaum A., Chatila R., Devillers L., Ganascia J.-G., Tessier C., Dauchet M., International Conference on Robot Ethics - ICRE 2015
  2. Ganascia J.-G., Glaudes P., Del Lungo A., "Automatic Detection of Reuses and Citations in Literary Texts", Proceedings of the Digital Humanities conference, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, 16-19 July 2013. (click here) draft

  3. Ganascia J.-G., "An Agent-Based Formalization for Resolving Ethical Conflicts", Workshop BNC’12: Belief change, Nonmonotonic reasoning, and Conflict resolution, ECAI-2012, August 2012.
  4. Tufis M., Ganascia J.-G., "Normative Rational Agents a BDI Approach", Workshop RDA2 - Rights and Duties of Autonomous Agents, ECAI-2012, August 2012.
  5. Ganascia J.-G., "What’s Wrong With Combat Robots and Virtual Child Sex", Philosophy of Information symposium, AISB/IACAP-2012 World Conference (AISB (The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour) and the IACAP (The International Association for Computing and Philosophy)), Birmingham, 2-3 July 2012.
  6. Pergament D., Aghasaryan A., Ganascia J.-G., "Reputation Diffusion Simulation for Avoiding Privacy Violation", SNAMAS symposium (Social Network and Multi-Agent Systems), AISB/IACAP-2012 World Conference (AISB (The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour) and the IACAP (The International Association for Computing and Philosophy)), Birmingham, 2-3 July 2012.
  7. Bazin A., Ganascia, J.-G., "Completing Terminological Axioms with Formal Concept Analysis", 10th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis (ICFCA-2012), 6-10 mai 2012, Lewen, Belgium, in proceedings, draft version.

  8. Pergament D., Aghasarian A., Ganascia, J.-G., "Reputation Diffusion Simulation for Avoiding Privacy Violation", 11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom-2012), Liverpool, UK, 25-27 June 2012, to appear in the proceedings, draft version.

  9. Ganascia J.-G., "MEDITE - A Unilingual Text Aligner for Humanities. Application to Textual Genetics and to the Edition of Text Variants", November 15-17, Supporting Digital Humanities (SDH 2011), Copenhagen. paper

  10. Jouis Ch., Ganascia J.-G., Guy F., Jouis Cl., "Emergence in scientific literature and dynamics in ontologies: application in paleoanthropology", July 17-18 2011, IJCAI-11 Workshop on Automated Reasoning about Context and Ontology Evolution (ARCOE).
  11. Ganascia J.-G., "The Logic of WikiLeaks", First International Conference of International Association for Computer and Philosophy (IACAP), 4-6 July 2011, to appear in proceedings paper.

  12. Ugon A., Ganascia J.-G., Amiel H., Lévy P., "How to use symbolic fusion to support the Sleep Apnea Syndrome Diagnosis", 13th conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME 2011), Bled, Slovenia, 2-6 July 2011.
  13. Ganascia J.-G., "Ethics of Cockfight, Botfight and other Fights", Computer Ethics and Philosophical Enquiry (CEPE 2011), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 2-4 June 2011, to appear in proceedings paper.

  14. Jouis Ch., Guy F., Jouis Cl., Bassel H., Ganascia J.-G., "Combination of Topology and Nonmonotonic Logics for Typicality in a Scientific Field: Paleoanthropology", Twenty-Fourth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS-24), May 18-20, 2011 at The Colony in Palm Beach, Florida, USA, in Proceedings paper.

  15. Ganascia J.-G., "Towards a Reading Space Reification", European Computer and Philosophy Conference, Munich, 4-6 October 2010.
  16. Ganascia J.-G., "New Political Forms Induced by Generalized Sousveillance", Networking Democracy Symposium, 25-27 June 2010, Cluj, Romania.
  17. Ganascia J.-G., "The Ethics of the Generalized Sousveillance", in Proceedings of the ETHICOMP 2010 conference, 14 April - 16 April 2010, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

  18. Ganascia J.-G., "AI Viewed as a "Science of the Culture"", KI 2009: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, ed. Bärbel Mertsching, Marcus Hund and Zaheer Aziz, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, LNAI 5803, pp. 371-378, (2009), (Draft version).

  19. Ganascia J.-G., "The Great Catopticon", in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Computer Ethics Philosophical Enquiry (CEPE), 26-28 June 2009, Corfu, Greece (2009) (pdf file).

  20. Laudy C., Ganascia J.-G.: "Fusion Symbolique pour la Recommandation de Programmes Televises". In EGC2009 (poster), Strasbourg, France, 2009
  21. Laudy C., Ganascia J.-G.: "Using Maximal Join for Information Fusion", in the proceedings of IJCAI-09 Workshop on Graph Structures for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (GKR 2009) of the 21st International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2009). Pasadena, California, USA, (2009).

  22. Laudy C., Ganascia J.-G.: "Introducing Semantic Knowledge in High-Level Fusion", to appear in the proceedings of the SIMA workshop of Milcom2009, (2009).

  23. Jouis, C., Habib, B. & Ganascia, J.-G.: “Atypicalities in Ontologies: Inferring New Facts from Topological Axioms”, In Proceedings of ARCOE 2009, Automated Reasoning about Context and Ontology Evolution, IJCAI Workshop, Pasadena, California, USA, July 11 - 12, 2009.

  24. Habib B. and Ganascia J.-G.: "The Reasoning Process underlying Claude Bernard’s Scientific Discoveries". In the proceedings of the IJCAI-09 Workshop on Abductive & Inductive Knowledge Development (AIAI09) of the 21st International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2009). Pasadena, California, USA, (2009).

  25. Habib B., Laudy C. and Ganascia J.-G.: "Using Fusion to Fill in the Gaps in Old Scientific Discoveries’ Notebooks." In the proceedings of the IJCAI-09 Workshop on Graph Structures for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (GKR 2009) of the 21st International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2009). Pasadena, California, USA, (2009).

  26. Laudy C., Habib B. and Ganascia J.-G.: "Fusion of Claude Bernard’s Experiments for Scientific Discovery Reasoning." In the Proceedings of the International Conference of Conceptual Structure (ICCS 2009). Moscow, Russia, (2009).

  27. Sukhorukova N., Stranieri A., Ofoghi N., Vamplew B., Saleem P., Ma M., Ugon J., Ugon A., Muecke J., Amiel H., Philippe C., Bani-Mustafa A., Huda C., Bertoli S., Lévy P., Ganascia J.-G.: "Automatic sleep stage identification: difficulties and possible solutions". HIC2009 (Aug 18-21 2009; Canberra; AUS)

  28. Ugon A., Philippe C., Ganascia J.G., Rakotonanahary D., Amiel H., Boire J.Y., Lévy P.: "Evaluating OPTISAS, a Visual Method to Analyse Sleep Apnea Syndromes", EMBC2009 (Sept 2-6, 2009; Hilton Minneapolis; USA)

  29. Laudy C., Ganascia J.-G., “Information Fusion Using Conceptual Graphs”, ICCS 2008 (juillet 2008), International Conference on Conceptual Structures, in proceedings.

  30. Laudy C., Ganascia J.-G., “Information Fusion in a TV Recommendation System”, 11th International Conference on information Fusion, July 2008, in the proceedings.

  31. Ugon A., Philippe C., Pietrasz S., Ganascia J.G., Levy P.: "OPTISAS a new method to analyse patients with Sleep Apnea Syndrome". Stud Health Technol Inform 2008;136:547-52.

  32. Habib B., Ganascia J.-G., “Using AI to Reconstruct Claude Bernard's Empirical Investigations”, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence - ICAI'08, (July 2008), in the proceedings.
  33. Ganascia J.-G., “Conceptual Mapping and other Models of Artificial Creativity”, NA-CAP@IU2008 - North American Computer and Philosophy Conference, (July 2008), in the proceedings.
  34. Ganascia, J-G., Madeira C., Fouladi K., An Adaptive Cartography of DTV Programs, Changing Television Environments, eds. Manfred Tscheligi, Marianna Obrist, Artur Lugmayr (proceedings of the 6th European Conference, EuroITV 2008, Salzburg, Austria), pp. 253-262, LNCS 5066, Springer.
  35. Ganascia, J-G., "The Soul-Machine Quarrel", dans les actes de la conférence E-CAP (European Computer And Philosophy Conference), Montepellier, 16-18 juin 2008.
  36. Ganascia, J.-G., The Plaited Structure of Time in Information Technology, AISB Symposium on Computing and Philosophy, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, April 2008.
  37. Ganascia, J.-G., Habib, B., An Attempt to Rebuild C. Bernard's Scientific Steps. Discovery Science conference, Sendai, Japan, October 2007, in proceedings pp. 248-252 fichier pdf

  38. Velcin J. , Ganascia J.-G. : "A Tabu-based Approach for Topic Extraction", The series Posterproceedings Machine Learning and Data Mining in Pattern Recognition (MLDM 2007), Leipzig, Allemagne
  39. Bourdaillet J., Ganascia J.-G. : “Practical block sequence alignment with moves”, 1st International Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications (LATA), LNCS, Tarragona, Espagne (2007)
  40. Ganascia J.-G.: “Ethical System Formalization using Non-Monotonic Logics”, Proc. of the Cognitive Science conference (CogSci2007), Nashville, USA (2007)

  41. Laudy C., Ganascia J.-G., Sedogbo C., "High-level Fusion based on Conceptual Graphs", 10th international Conference on Information Fusion, Quebec, Canada, 2007.

  42. Bourdaillet J., Ganascia J.-G., "MEDITE: A Unilingual Textual Aligner." Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (FinTAL 2006), LNAI vol.4139, pp. 458-469. Turku, Suomi.
  43. Bourdaillet J., Ganascia J.-G., "Unilingual Aignement: a Building Block for Digital Resources Constitution.", Proc. of the 1st International Conference on Multidisciplinay Information Sciences and Technologies (INSCIT 2006), pp. 303-307. Mérida, España.
  44. Ganascia J.-G., Bourdaillet J., "Alignements unilingues avec MEDITE." Actes des 8èmes Journées Internationales d'Analyse Statistique des Données Textuelles (JADT 2006), pp. 427-437. Besançon, France.
  45. Velcin J., Ganascia J.-G.: “Stereotype Extraction with Default Clustering”, 19th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Edinburgh, Scotland, pp. 883-888 (2005)
  46. Ganascia J.-G., Velcin J.: “Clustering of Conceptual Graphs with Sparse Data”, 12th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS), vol. LNAI 3127, Huntsville, USA, pp. 156-169, (Springer-verlag) (2004)

Book Chapters

  1. Jouis, C., Ganascia, J.-G., Guy, F. & Cl. Jouis (2012), "Quand l'émergence dans les textes scientifiques entraîne la dynamique dans les ontologies associées. Application à la paléontologie", pp. 159-170, Widad Mustafa El Hadi (Ed), L'organisation des connaissances. dynamisme et stabilité, LAVOISIER, Hermes Science publication, ISBN 978-2-7462-3227-3.

  2. Ganascia J.-G., "Logical Induction, Machine Learning and Human Creativity", in SWITCHING CODES, University of Chicago Press, 2011. ISBN 9780226038308 - announce) (Draft version).

  3. Ganascia J.-G., "La querelle de l'âme des machines", in De l’animal machine à l’âme des machines : querelles biomécaniques de l’âme (XVIIe/XXIe siècles), sous la direction de Jean-Luc Guichet, publications de la Sorbonne, pp. 169-183, 2010 (Draft version).

  4. Jouis C., Bourdaillet J., Habib B., Ganascia J.-G., (2010), "Exceptions in Ontologies: A Theoretical Model Deducing Properties from Topological Axioms", in Ontology Theory, Management and Design, Gargouri, F. and Wassim Jaziri (Eds), IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA.

  5. Jouis, C., Bourdaillet, J., Habib, B. & Ganascia, J.-G., (2010), "Les exceptions dans les ontologies : un modèle théorique pour déduire des propriétés à partir d'axiomes topologiques", In Biskri, I., Jouis, C., Jebali, A., Habib, B. (eds), Fondements et applications du traitement automatique des langues, Presses de l'Université du Québec, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

  6. Turner W.A., Buisine S., Ganascia J.-G., Eveque L., Fouladi K., Marlier J. et Retamales M. (2010), "La conception innovante des objets à intelligence incorporée" dans J-M Noyer et B. Juanals, Les technologies intellectuelles au coeur de la transformation socio-technique, Paris: Hermès_Lavoisier, (2010).

  7. Jouis, C., Roux-Rouquié. M, & Ganascia, J.-G.: "Seekbio: Retrieval of Spatial Relations for System Biology", In V. Prince & M. Roche (Eds.), Information Retrieval in Biomedicine: Natural Language Processing for Knowledge Integration (pp. 344-355), IGI Global (2009).

  8. Roux M., Ganascia J.-G., Terasse M.-N., "Des données aux connaissances en biologie systémique", Biologie - l'ère numérique, ouvrage publié sous la direction de Magali Roux, CNRS éditions, Paris, pp. 5-90, (2009)

  9. Ganascia J.-G., Lebrave J.-L., "Trente ans de traitement informatique des manuscrits de genèse", in Critique génétique: concepts, méthodes, outils, ouvrage paru sous la direction de Olga Anokhina et Sabine Pétillon, collection Inventaires, imec éditeur, pp. 68-82, (2009)

  10. Fenoglio I., Ganascia J.-G.: "Le logiciel MEDITE: approche comparative de documents de genèse", in L'édition du manuscrit - De l'archive de création au scriptorium électronique, Aurèle Crasson, Academia A|B Bruylant, col. Au coeur des textes, n°10, pp. 209-228, (2008).

  11. Ganascia J.-G., Debru C.: “CYBERNARD: Scientific Reconstruction of Claude Bernard's Scientifc Discoveries”, Model-Based Reasoning in Science, Technology, and Medicine, vol. 64, Li, Ping, pp. 497-510, Springer Verlag Ed. (ISBN : 978-3-540-71985-4) (2007)
  12. Ganascia J.-G.: “EDITE-MEDITE: un passage des versions aux variantes”, in : Trotter (David) (éd.), Actes du XXIVe Congrès International de Linguistique et de Philologie Romanes (Aberystwyth 1er-6 août 2004), Tübingen, Niemeyer (2007).
  13. Ganascia J.-G., Velcin J.: “Unsupervised Learning Informational Limit in case of Sparsely Described Examples”, Selected Contributions in Classification and Data Analysis, Brito Paula, Bertrand P., Cucumel G., De Carvalho F., pp. 345-356, (Springer), 2007
  14. Ganascia J.-G.: "AC3 - Automatic Cartography of Cultural Contents, in Pixelisation Paradigm", Pixelisation Paradigm, vol. 4370, Levy Pierre, Poulet François, Legrand Bénédicte, pp. 253-263, (Springer Verlag), 2007
  15. Ganascia J.-G.: “Rational Reconstruction of Wrong Theories”, Proceedings of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (LMPS), Hajek Petr , Valdes-Villanueva Luis , Westerstahl Dag , pp. 617-638, (King College Publication), (ISBN : 1-904987-21-4) (2005)

Large Audience Book Chapters and Journals

  1. Ganascia J.-G., "Expérimentations in silico : vers une épistémologie computationnelle", in A propos de la science, science et société, sous la direction de Nabil El-Haggar et Rudolf Bkouche, collection les rendez-vous d'Archimède, L'Harmattan, pp. 259-274 , 2011.

  2. Ganascia J.-G., "Science x.0", paru dans Plaidoyer pour réconcilier les sciences et la culture, ouvrage écrit sous la direction de Claudie Haigneré, co-édition Universcience éditions et éditions le Pommier, collection Le Collège, pp. 182-204, 2010. draft version

  3. Ganascia J.-G., "Autonomie des machines", Sciences & Science Fiction, Universcience Editions, Editions de la Martinière, pp. 191-198, 2010. draft version

  4. Ganascia J.-G., "Voir et pouvoir: qui nous surveille?", Science & Devenir - Les cahiers du Mouvement Universel pour la Responsabilité Scientifique, 2010.

  5. Ganascia J.-G., "Sciences et Golems", revue Science et pseudo-sciences, n°290, avril 2010, pp. 21-26 (2010)draft version

  6. Ganascia J.-G., "Les nombres et les ombres", De l’humain – nature et artifices, in La pensée de midi, revue littéraire et de débat d’idées, mars 2010, pp. 28-33, éditions Actes Sud (2010)draft version

  7. Ganascia J.-G., "L'intelligence artificielle d'aujourd'hui et de demain - Créer une lisibilité commune aux hommes et aux robots", L'ingénieur, n°263, juin 2010.
  8. Ganascia J.-G., "Robotique, éthique et nanotechnologies", in Les nanosciences - 4. Nanotoxicologie et nanoéthique, M. Lahmani, F. Marano et P. Houdy (eds), Belin, pp. 579-591, 2010 draft version (in French) [English translation and publication by Springer in 2011 - draft version (in English)]

  9. Joseph Mariani (Coord.), Jean-Michel Besnier, Jacques Bordé, Jean-Michel Cornu, Marie Farge, Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, Jean-Paul Haton, Evelyne Serverin, "Pour une éthique de la recherche en Sciences et Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication (STIC)", rapport écrit à la demande du COMETS (Comité d'éthique du CNRS) puis validé par ce dernier. (cf.

  10. Ganascia J.-G., "Mémoires oubliées", journée d'études du Centre Alberto Benveniste --- À l'heure des mémoires, quel avenir pour l'oubli ?, 17 octobre 2009, Paris, programme du colloque, fichier pdf.

  11. Ganascia J.-G.: "Expérimentations in silico", Les nouvelles d'Archimède, Université Lille 1, n°51, pp. 18-19, (2009).

  12. Ganascia J.-G.: "Le monde de la connaissance est-il plat?", Science & Devenir - Les cahiers du Mouvement Universel pour la Responsabilité Scientifique, volume 56, 2ième trimestre 2008, pp. 81-85, ISSN 1950-4527

  13. Ganascia J.-G. : “Towards Equality of Access: the ethical issues regarding the access to information, knowledge and culture.”, in Proceedings of Ethics and human rights in the information society, European regional conference organized by the French Commission for UNESCO in cooperation with UNESCO and the Council of Europe, 13-14 September 2007, p. 19-28, published in May 2008

  14. Ganascia J.-G. : “L’expérimentation in silico est-elle une forme d’expérimentation mentale”, Science et Avenir (hors série sur expériences de pensées), vol. 153, 2008
  15. Ganascia J.-G.: “Le soixante-cinquième anniversaire d'Isidore Alpha, Revue Champs Psychosomatique”, Revue Champs Psychosomatique, vol. 44, pp. 9-20 (2007)
  16. Ganascia J.-G.: “Qui succèdera à l’homme ?”, Ciel et espace, N°. 447, pp. 61-62 (2007)
  17. Ganascia J.-G.: “Fiction scientifique versus fiction littéraire”, Science et Avenir (hors série sur la fiction dans la science), vol. 147, pp. 18-22 (2006)
  18. Ganascia J.-G.: “Connaissance”, Encyclopédie Vuibert, pp. 1165-1175 (ISBN : 978-271174846-4) (2006)
  19. Ganascia J.-G.: Le futur conjugué au mode interactif, revue Le Banquet n°22 (2005/1). (cf. )

  20. Ganascia J.-G.: Ethique et société de l’information, conférence MURS-collège de France, 27 avril 2004, MURS journal n°45, 2005.
  21. Ganascia J.-G.: “CRIAT lux! La CRéativité Illuminée par l'Intelligence ArTificielle”, Le hasard créateur, (L'Hamarttan (collection : les rendez-vous d'Archimède)), (ISBN : 2-7475-9505-6) (2005)

  22. Ganascia J.-G.: “Les interfaces homme machine comme défi du vivant”, Les défis du vivant, Cassuto Thomas, pp. 113-126, (Insitut PresaJe) (2004)

  23. Ganascia J.-G.: “Rapport de l'atelier "Information, communication et connaissance" rédigé à la demande du département STIC (Sciences et Technologies de l'Information) du CNRS”, Rapport de conjoncture du comité national de la recherché scientifique, tome 2, pp. 157-179, ISBN 2-271-06388-4, (2004)


  1. Laudy, C. Ganascia, J.-G. : "Procédé paramétrable de gestion de l’information pour le renseignement", TRT e-repository (27/03/2008), patented by Thales Communication. n° dépôt France FR 08.07232, 19/12/2008.


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Publications (last edited 2015-08-31 20:32:48 by Jean-GabrielGanascia)