Since November 2019, I'm professor at ESPCI (École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris) and my research affiliation is in the Miles project of the LAMSADE (Laboratoire d'Analyse et de Modélisation de Systèmes pour l’Aide à la Décision) in Paris-Dauphine University and PSL (Paris Sciences & Lettres).


  • FlauBERT and Flue are now available: check the github repository or read our paper on arxiv.
    • FLauBERT is a a French BERT trained on a very large and heterogeneous French corpus
    • Flue is an evaluation setup for French NLP systems similar to the popular GLUE benchmark
Kuramoto-Sivashinski Word usage


Main research interest

Professor at the Université Paris-Sud, I'm a reseacher at LIMSI-CNRS in the Spoken Language Processing group.

Research topics: Machine learning and Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Machine Translation, Statistical language modeling, Automatic Speech Recognition.

Older news

  • With Matthieu Labeau: Best paper award at SCLeM 2017 with our paper Character and Subword-Based Word Representation for Neural Language Modeling Prediction. If you attend EMNLP workshops, see the talk and the poster, September 7, 2017 in Copenhagen.
  • Opening talk at the DGA/IRISA seminar on Artificial Intelligence and Security, 25/04/17. The slides are available here.
  • Our paper in Machine translation Journal on A comparison of discriminative training criteria for continuous space translation models is now online
  • 3 papers at the first conference on statistical machine translation, aka WMT16.

Talks on deep-learning for NLP


LIMSI-CNRS, Bâtiment 507

Université Paris-Sud, 91403 Orsay.

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