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Paris-Dauphine in Nature

Posted in Statistics with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 25, 2017 by xi'an

Since this is an event unlikely to occur that frequently, let me point out that Université Paris-Dauphine got a nominal mention in Nature of two weeks ago, through an article covering the recent Abel Prize of Yves Meyer and his work on wavelets through a collection of French institutions, including Paris-Dauphine where he was a professor in the maths department (CEREMADE) from 1985 till 1996. (Except for including a somewhat distantly related picture of an oscilloscope and a mention of the Higgs boson, the Nature article is quite nice!)

sunset from my office

Posted in pictures, University life with tags , , , , on November 10, 2015 by xi'an

fog lifting by mid-afternoon

Posted in pictures, University life with tags , , , , , , , on November 2, 2015 by xi'an

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from my office

Posted in pictures, Travel, University life with tags , , , , on April 10, 2015 by xi'an

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the new museum ruining my views!

Posted in pictures, Travel, University life with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 8, 2014 by xi'an

lvmfarIn the past years, I have see a construction grow and grow under my office windows in Paris-Dauphine, ruining my views of the towers of La Défense, as seen on the above picture. This huge building designed by architect Frank Gehry has now opened as the Fondation Louis Vuitton museum, exposing artworks owned by LVMH and Bernard Arnault. Since I am very close to it and could not get an idea of what it looked like from my office, I took a Vélib yesterday and biked the kilometer between Porte Dauphine and the museum. As it had just opened, it was fairly crowded but I could still take a few pictures of this elegant sail-boat made of glass panels, without entering the art gallery itself…

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Once the novelty has worn out and the crowds thinned down, I will be back to look at the exhibits. In the meanwhile, I for sure will not forget its presence…!

from my office (last day too)

Posted in pictures, University life with tags , , , , , on December 17, 2013 by xi'an

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from my office (last day)

Posted in pictures, University life with tags , , , , , , on December 14, 2013 by xi'an

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