Name : Laboratoire d'Informatique de Nantes Atlantique (LINA)
As a major centre for higher education and research in Western France, University of Nantes is one of France’s top multidisciplinary universities. It is located in an attractive area boasting strong economic and demographic growth over the past two decades. The University has campuses in Nantes, Saint-Nazaire and La Roche-sur-Yon, with 45 200 students and 3 000 permanent staff.
LINA (UMR 6241) (Computer Sciences Research Laboratory of Nantes Atlantic) is a laboratory of the University of Nantes, specialized in “software sciences and technologies” with a global effective workforce of 175 members, and a member of the CominLab LabEx. It covers two main re- search axis: Distributed Software Architecture (DSA) and Decision-Making Systems (DMS). DSA axis aims to problematics linked to software engineering and data management, in massively distributed architecture, highly communicating, embedded and adaptive. DMS axis develops research for algorithm design and high-performance software deployment for decision-making, natural language processing, knowledge management and bioinformatics.