LIRIS - Computer Science Laboratory for Image Processing and Information Systems



Jean-Marc PETIT, Director.

Emmanuel Dellandrea, Lab Manager at Centrale Lyon.

Under the aegis of

  • CNRS
  • École Centrale de Lyon
  • INSA Lyon
  • Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
  • Université Lumière Lyon 2

Fields of research

  • ‘Imagery’ covers the areas of image analysis, modelling, simulation and rendering.
  • ‘Data, knowledge, services’ including skills expressed in the discovery of knowledge (data mining, complex system modelling, knowledge engineering) and data and service engineering.

Fields of application

  • Culture and heritage (digital library, 3D virtual museum, etc.)
  • Ambient intelligence (pervasive computing, smart videosurveillance, etc.)
  • Biology and health (data mining, complex system modelling, etc.)
  • Human learning (assistance to collaborative learning, customisation, etc.)
  • Digital entertainment (video games, processing of multimedia data, etc.)


Écully, Villeurbanne and Bron.

Member of

2 Laboratories of Excellence (LabEx)

  • IMU - Urban World Intelligence
  • PRIMES - Physics, Radiobiology, Medical Imagery and Simulation