Jean Vaillancourt

Recteur de l'Université du Québec en Outaouais/
President of the l'Université du Québec en Outaouais

Board of Directors, LRSP

Research Contributions

(a) Refereed journal publications

  1. Bouguila, N., Ziou, D. and Vaillancourt, J. (2004). Unsupervised learning of a finite mixture model based on the Dirichlet distributions and its applications. Accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.
  2. Gauthier, G., Kako, D. and Vaillancourt, J. (2003). Parameter estimation in a multilevel hierarchy of SDEs. C.R. Math. Rep. Acad. Sci. Canada 25,3 92-96.

Other Contributions

2004-date: Member of Board of Directors, Laboratory for Research in Statistics and Probability, Carleton University-University of Ottawa-l'Université du Québec en Outaouais

2003-date: Member of Scientific Board, Institut Supérieur des Matériaux du Mans (France)

2003-date:Member of NSERC-CORG and Group Chair for Statistics and Mathematics

2003-date: Member of the Board, Language Technology Research Center (joint with NRC), Gatineau

2002-date: Vice-president of IQAFF Forestry Research Institute

2002-date: Member of University Research and Training Commission (Quebec Ministry of Education)

1998-date: Member of 22 Jurys: Comprehensive Exams (7), Ph.D. Theses (9), M.Sc. Theses (6)

1998-date: Reviewer for numerous papers in the Mathematical Reviesx

1998-date: Referee for 7 papers in computer science, mathematical and statistical journals

2004: Local Arrangements Chair, 7th IFAC Symposium on Cost Oriented Automation, Gatineau

2003: Panelist, Research funding in small universities (CAURA, Ottawa)

2002: Panelist, Ottawa-Gatineau Summit (Canada Innovation Strategy, Industry Canada)

2002: External evaluator, Masters and PhD programs at UWO (OCGA, Ontario)

2002: Member of Site Visit Committee on the Mathematical Institutes (NSERC)

1997-2001: Member of Board of Directors, Statistical Society of Canada (SSC)

1999-2001: Member of SSC Awards Committee

2000: Member of CRM-SSC Prize Committee

1998-2000: Member of CRM-ISM Joint Colloquium Committee

1998-2000: Member of "Institut des Sciences Mathématiques" (ISM) Management Committee

1997-2000: Member of Board of Directors, Centre de Recherche en Mathématiques (CRM)

1997-2000: Member of the Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Physics (M.I.P.) Sub-Commission of the Provincial "Commission des universités sur les programmes" (C.U.P.)

1996-date: Member of Association des Statisticiennes et des Statisticiens du Québec

1992-date: Member of Statistical Society of Canada