Stéphane GALLAND

Full Professor

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Short Bio

Stéphane Galland obtains academic degrees in the Computer Science: bachelor (1996-1997) and research master (1998) at the Franche-Comté University (France). Stéphane Galland supports a PhD thesis in 2001 at the [http://www.mines-stetiennes.fr High National School of Mines of Saint-Etienne (France). He proposed a methodological approach for the design and the implementation of agent-based simulation of distributed industrial systems. In 2002, he integrates the Computer Science department of the Belfort-Montbéliard University of Technology (France), and the Systems and Transport Laboratory, where he continues his research tasks on the topic of agent-based modeling and simulation of complex systems (cities, highway networks, crowd...) with a large scale and a multiview points of view, and applied to virtual reality environment. In 2004 and 2005, Stéphane Galland is responsible of the courses of the doctoral school SPIM for his University. From 2007 to 2008, he is responsible of the courses of the speciality "Image, Interaction and Virtual Reality" of the Computer Science department. In 2013, Stéphane Galland obtains an accreditation to supervise Research (French “Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches”) from the Franche-Comté University (France). The title is of his dissertation is "Methodology and tools for the multiagent simulation in virtual worlds." Stéphane Galland is one of the contributors to the [http ://www.aspecs.org ASPECS methodoloy and its CRIO metamodel], to the SARL agent-programming langage, and to the Janus agent platform. Since 2016, Stéphane Galland is the French Head of the ARFITEC exchange programme named "Energy, Transport, Industry, Challenges for Tomorrow." In September 2016, Stéphane Galland integrates the Electronic, Computer Science and Image Laboratory (LE2I) as one of the responsibles and contact points of the Research axis on "Intelligent Environments." He has published papers in high ranked journals and conferences. He has also organized international conferences and workshops on agent models and their applications.

Research Interests

My research topics are:

  • Multiagent Systems
  • Agent-based Simulation
  • Janus multi-agent Platform
  • ASPECS Agent-based methodology
  • Holonic systems
  • Virtual life simulation
  • 3D and Virtual reality
  • Multilevel simulation
  • Urban simulation
  • Transport system simulation

Open Source Contributions

I'm author or contributor in the following open source projects:

  • SARL: agent-oriented programming language.
  • Janus: holonic and organizational multiagent platform.
  • JaSIM: 3D simulation environment.
  • Arakhnê.org: my open source software and libraries.
  • Eclipse Xtext: language development framework for the Eclipse IDE.
  • Hazelcast: open-source in-memory data grid.
  • Checkstyle: open-source checker for source code style.
  • Sublime Text LaTeX Tools: LaTeX tools for the Sublime TeXt editor.
  • Nuxeo Drive: desktop drive for the Nuxeo file sharing service.

Institutional and Industrial Projects

I'm involved in the following institutional and industrial projects:

  • ANR CITiES: Calibration and valIdation of Transport – land-usE modelS
  • SARTRE: Data collection and analysis of Optymo Public Transport Systems
  • CRISTAL: Platooning of Intelligent Vehicles of the Futur
  • MetroB: Evaluation and Simulation of Public Transport Systems

Major Conference Leading and Hosting

I'm hosting the following conferences at my University:

I'm program chair of the following events:

I'm workshops chair of the following events:

Other Links

  • ASPECS: Agent-Oriented Software Process for Engineering Complex Systems
  • FIPA-DPDF-WG: FIPA Standardization activity on methodologies: Design Process Documentation and Fragmentation Working Group.
  • Member of the French Association for Artificial Intelligence (Agent-based system College) - AFIA.

Student Supervision and Evaluation

Director of PhD Theses

I'm or I was the Main Director of the following PhD students during their respective PhD thesis:

DateNameDetails
2017-2020Yazan MUALLA
Agent-based modeling of drones and their environment in smart cities.
PhD Thesis, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté - UTBM.
Supervisors:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (UBFC / UTBM)
  • Christophe Nicolle (UBFC / UB)
2016-2020Thomas PIOTROWSKI
Model-driven multiagent approach for the simulation in mixed reality universe. Application to prototyping and validation of embedded algorithms in ground vehicles..
PhD Thesis, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté - UTBM.
Supervisors:
2016-2019Hui ZHAO
Large-scale Activity-based and Agent-based Co-simulation of Traffic.
PhD Thesis, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté - UTBM.
Supervisors:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (UBFC / UTBM)
  • Tom Bellemans (IMOB / Hasselt University)
  • Ansar Yasar (IMOB / Hasselt University)
  • Nicolas GAUD (UBFC / UTBM)
2016-2018selamine
Agent-based Modeling of the Social and Economic Factors affecting the Choice of Transportation Mode: Application to the Beirut city.
PhD Thesis, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté - UTBM, S&A BVBA (Antwerpen, Belgium).
Supervisors:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (UBFC / UTBM)
  • Ansar Yasar (IMOB / Hasselt University)
  • Abderrafiaa KOUKAM (UBFC / UTBM)
2016-2019Igor TCHAPPI HAMAN
Multiresolution, Multilevel and Agent-based Modeling of a Large-Scale Traffic.
PhD Thesis, University of Ngaoundere (Cameroun) and Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté - UTBM.
Supervisors:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (UBFC / UTBM)
  • Vivient Kamla (University of Ngaoundere, Cameroun)


Co-supervisor of PhD Theses

I'm or I was co-supervisor of the following PhD students during their respective PhD thesis:

DateNameDetails
2016-2019Mariem FEKIH
Comprendre la ville comme un système complexe - Understood the City as a Complex System.
PhD Thesis, Hasselt University (Belgique) and Orange Lab (France).
Supervisors:
  • Tom Bellemans (IMOB / Hasselt University)
  • Zbigniew Smoreda (Orange Lab / France)
  • Stéphane GALLAND (UBFC / UTBM)
2015-2018Olivier LAMOTTE
Approches et outils de génération d'univers 3D pour la modélisation et la simulation de systèmes de transport terrestre - Modeling Approach and 3D World Generation Tools for the Simulation of Land Transport System.
PhD Thesis, University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté - UTBM.
Supervisors:
2010-2014Jocelyn BUISSON
Un modèle d'environnement pour la simulation multiagent de déplacement en milieu urbain - Microscopic simulation model of heterogenous entities and of the 3D urban environment.
PhD Thesis, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Voxelia S.A.S (Belfort, France).
Supervisors:
2010-2013Florian BEHE
Modèle de comportement d'agents et d'environnement informé pour la simulation microscopique 3D dans des bâtiments - Agent behaviour model and informed environment model for microscopic simulation of buildings in 3D.
PhD Thesis, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Laboratoire Electronique, Informatique et Image (University of Bourgogne, France).
Supervisors:
2009-2012Jonathan DEMANGE
Un modèle d'environnement pour la simulation multiniveau : application à la simulation de foules - A model of environment for the multilevel simulation: application to the simulation of crowds.
PhD Thesis, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard.
Supervisors:
2004-2007Nicolas GAUD
Systèmes multiagents holoniques : De l'analyse à l'implantation. Métamodèle, Méthodologie et Simulation multiniveau - Holonic Multi-Agent Systems: From the analysis to the implementation. Metamodel, Methodology and Multilevel simulation.
PhD Thesis, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard.
Supervisors:


Referee or reviewer for PhD Theses

I was PhD thesis referee/reviewer ("rapporteur") for:


DateNameDetails
2018-12-21Ludovic Grivault
Architecture multi-agent pour la conception et l’ordonnancement de systèmes multi-senseur embarqués sur plateformes aéroportées.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, Sorbonne-Université, France.
Supervisor:
  • Pr. Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni (Sorbonne-Université, France)
2018-12-15Mauricio A. Gomez Morales
Hybrid Cloud Model Checking using the Interaction Layer of HARMS for Ambient Assistive Living Environments.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, Purdue University, Indiana, USA.
Supervisors:
  • Dr. Eric T. Matson (Purdue University, USA)
  • Dr. John A. Springer (Purdue University, USA)
  • Dr. Byung-Cheol Min (Purdue University, USA)
  • Dr. Abdelghani Chibani (University Paris-Est Créteil, France)
2018-10-15Zina El Guedria
Assistance à la recherche documentaire par une approche adaptative à base d'agents et d'artefacts.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, INSA Rouen, Normandie Université, France.
Supervisor:
  • Pr. Laurent Vercouter (INSA Rouen, France)
2018-07-04Iyad Ollite
Improving RESTful Services Performance on Mobile Devices using a Two-Tier Web Caching System.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, School of Innovative Technologies and Engineering of the University of Technology, Mauritius.
Supervisors:
  • Pr. Nimal Nissanke (University of Technology, Mauritius)
  • Dr. Nawaz Mohamudally (University of Technology, Mauritius)
2017-10-19Iftikhar Hussain
Agent-based Simulation Model and Matching Support Framework for Carpooling.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, Hasselt University, Belgium.
Supervisor:
  • Pr. Davy Janssens (Hasselt University, Belgium)
2017-01-18Ferdinand Piette
Intergiciel Agent pour le Déploiement et la Configuration d’Applications Distribuées dans des Environnements Ambiants.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, University Pierre et Marie Currie - Paris 6, France.
Supervisors:
  • Pr. Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni (UPMC, France)
  • Dr. Cédric Dinont (Institut Supérieur de l’Electronique et du Numérique, Lille, France)
2016-05-18Leye Wang
Facilitating Mobile Crowdsensing from both Organizers' and Participants' Perspectives.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, Telecom SudParis and University Pierre et Marie Currie - Paris 6, France.
Supervisors:
  • Dr. Abdallah Mhamed (Telecom SudParis, France)
  • Pr. Daqing Zhang (Telecom SudParis, France)
2015-11-30Lita Sari Barus
Contribution to the Intercity Modal Choice considering the Intracity Transport Systems: Application of an Adapted Mixed Multinomial Logit Model for the Jakarta-Bandung Corridor.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France, and Unisersitas Indonesia.
Supervisors:
  • Pr. Batoz (Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France)
  • Pr. Hadiwardoya (Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia)
  • Dr. Martell-Flores (Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France)
2015-02-19Marco Lützenberger
Cause and Effect - An Agent-based Approach to Simulate Strategic Level Driver Behavior.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, Technische Universität Berlin (Germany).
Supervisor:
  • Pr. Albayrak (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
2015-01-22Haoyi Xiong
Quasi-Optimal Mobile Crowdsensing: Cadre de conception et algorithmes.
Reviewer of the PhD Thesis, Telecom SudParis and University Pierre et Marie Currie - Paris 6, France.
Supervisors:
  • Pr. Monique Becker (Telecom SudParis, France)
  • Pr. Daqing Zhang (Telecom SudParis, France)
  • Dr. Vincent Gauthier (Telecom SudParis, France)


Research Master Degree

I have supervised the following Master students:

DateNameDetails
2017Andre Matsushita
Study of the models and software for the drone simulation in the context of urban cities..
Master Research, LE2I and School for Transportation Sciences, Hasselt University, Belgium.
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (LE2I)
2015Simon PAGEAUD
Distributed Interaction Spaces for collaborative and contextualized learning situations.
Master Research, LIRIS Laboratory (Villeurbanne, France), Jury.
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2012Andres IRAOLAGOITIA
Analysis, design and implementation of advanced 3D models for pedagogical study cases.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Voxelia S.A.S (Cravanche, France).
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2011Charles GAUMET
Native Compilation of the Multiagent Platform JaSIM.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Voxelia S.A.S (Cravanche, France).
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2010Arnaud GROSJEAN
Toward the edition of scenarios for 3D or virtual reality agent-based simulations.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Voxelia S.A.S (Cravanche, France).
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2010Florian BEHE
Comparison and verification of pedestrian behaviours.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Voxelia S.A.S (Cravanche, France).
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2010Jocelyn BUISSON
GPU-based rendering engine and lightning algorithms.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Voxelia S.A.S (Cravanche, France).
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2010Jérémie JOST
Design of software componants for 3D simulation.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Voxelia S.A.S (Cravanche, France).
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2006Nikodem JURA
Attribute Edition Improvement in MetroB Application.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Krakow University (Poland).
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2006-2007Thomas MONNIN
Urban simulation in virtual reality - holonic simulation of vehicles and pedestrians.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers de Belfort.
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2006Mohamed A. AJOUAD
Bus Scheduling in Metro-B Simulator.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, ENSA (Marrakech, Marocco).
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2004Nicolas GAUD
Environment model and visual perception model for agents in virtual reality.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Université de Franche-Comté.
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2004Philippe EHRHART
Online and intelligent bets for the Chess world championship 2005.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Young 2005 World Chess Championship Organization Comitee.
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)
2004Nicolas FROEHLY
Realtime project on cinema screens for an international chess championship.
Master Research, Systems and Transport Laboratory - Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, Young 2005 World Chess Championship Organization Comitee.
Supervisor:
  • Stéphane GALLAND (SeT-UTBM)


Guest Professors and Students

I have invited the following colleagues as guest professor or visiting student.

Guest Professors

DateNameDetails
Jun 2018-Jul 2018Xiaowei Tu
Modeling and simulation of drone swarms.
Visiting PhD Student, Laboratory of Intelligence Sensors and Process Equipments, Shanghai University.
Supervisor:
    Jun 2018Sebastian Rodriguez
    SARL Agent-oriented programming language.
    Visiting PhD Student, Grupo de Investigacion en Tecnologias Informaticas Avanzadas, Facultad Regional Tucuman - Universidad Tecnologica Nacional, Argentina.
    Supervisor:
      Apr 2017-Mai 2017Ansar-Ul-Haque YASAR
      Joint Research Programs on Mobility and Transport, and Large-scale agent-based modeling and simulation for transport and mobility.
      Visiting PhD Student, Transportation Research Institute, University of Hasselt, Belgium.
      Supervisor:


        Guest PhD Students

        DateNameDetails
        Apr 2014Omar ABED
        Freight Model with SARL and Janus.
        Visiting PhD Student, Transportation Research Institute, University of Hasselt, Belgium.
        Supervisors:
        Jan 2014-Feb 2014Iftikhar HUSSAIN
        Agent-based model for the negociation and simulation of carpooling with the Janus platform.
        Visiting PhD Student, Transportation Research Institute, University of Hasselt, Belgium.
        Supervisors:
        Jan 2014Luk KNAPEN
        Agent-based model for the negociation and simulation of carpooling with the Janus platform.
        Visiting PhD Student, Transportation Research Institute, University of Hasselt, Belgium.
        Supervisors:
        • Tom BELLEMANS PhD supervisor (IMOB)
        • Stéphane GALLAND Visit supervisor (IRTES-SET)
        May 2013Luk KNAPEN
        Agent-based model for carpooling with the Janus platform.
        Visiting PhD Student, Transportation Research Institute, University of Hasselt, Belgium.
        Supervisors:
        • Tom BELLEMANS PhD supervisor (IMOB)
        • Stéphane GALLAND Visit supervisor (IRTES-SET)


        Teaching Activities since 2002

        Current Activities

        Module Name Level
        Institution
        Documents
        EMI-16 Multiagent systems Master Introduction to NetLogoPDF(en)
        FSEG-SFAX 2016-2017 Multiagent systems Master
        SFEG
        Multiagent SystemsPDF(en)(fr) LW1PDF(en) LW2PDF(en)
        GL52 Software Engineering Engineer
        UTBM
        IMR2 TAID Multiagent platforms and Agent-Based Simulation Master
        UTBM
        IA54 Multiagent systems and distributed problem solving Engineer
        UTBM
        Chapters 3 & 11: Multiagent Platforms, Multiagent SimulationPDF(en)
        MA76 Virtual Life Simulation - Agent and Serious Game Approaches Doctorat
        ED-SPIM
        UHASSELT-ITS-16 Agent-based Systems for Intelligent Transport Systems Master
        UHasselt
        UHASSELT-PHD-16 Agent-Based Modeling and Agent-Oriented Programming with the Sarl Language Doctorat
        UHasselt
        4 seminarsPDF(en)
        VI50 Vision and Virtual Reality Engineer
        UTBM
        IA51 Artificial Intelligence for Serious Games Engineer
        UTBM

        Former Activities

        Module Name Level
        Institution
        Documents
        AHPM UE1 Multiagent platforms and Agent-Based Simulation Master
        UTBM
        GL40 Graphical User Interfaces Bachelor
        UTBM
        Introduction to Swing and MVCPDF(fr)
        IN55 Image Generation Engineer
        UTBM
        LO01 Algorithmic and Programmation - Level 1 Bachelor
        UTSEUS
        LO02 Algorithmic and Programmation - Level 2 Bachelor
        UTSEUS
        Chapters 4 to 8PDF(fr)
        LO21 Algorithmic - Level 2 Preparatory class
        UTBM
        LO22 Introduction to Linux and C Preparatory class
        UTBM
        Chapter: C LanguagePDF(fr)
        LO41 Operating Systems Bachelor
        UTBM
        LO43 Object-Oriented Programmation Bachelor
        UTBM
        Introduction to Swing and MVCPDF(fr)
        LO46 Compilation and Language Theory Bachelor
        UTBM
        All chaptersPDF(en)
        Source: on BitBucket
        LO51 Operating System Administation Engineer
        UTBM
        TICOR CC03 Agent Middleware and Technologies: application on networks Master
        UTT
        VI51 v1 Virtual Life Simulation Engineer
        UTBM
        VI51 v2 Artificial Intelligence for Games and Serious Games Engineer
        UTBM


        Publications

        International journal with reading committeeNational journal with reading committeeInternational conference with proceedingsNational conference with proceedingsInternational conference without proceedingsNational conference without proceedingsBookBook chapterInvited ConferencePopularization PaperOther Publications
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        2019


        2018


        2017


        2016

        • Multiagent Systems
          Stéphane GALLAND.
          Guest Professor, Master of the Faculty of Economics and Management of Sfax, Tunisia, 2016.


        2015

        • Agent Environments for Multi-Agent Systems - a Research Roadmap
          D. WEYNS, F. MICHEL, H. VAN DIKE PARUNAK, Olivier BOISSIER, Michael SCHUMACHER, A. RICCI, A. BRANDAO, Carlos CARRASCOSA, O. DIKENELLI, Stéphane GALLAND, A. PIJOAN, P.S. KANMEUGNE, J.a. RODRIGUEZ-AGUILLAR, Julien SAUNIER, V. UROVI, and F. ZAMBONELLI.
          In Lecture Notes in Computer Science "Agent Environments for Multi-Agent Systems IV", vol. 9068, pp. 3-21, 2015.
          DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-23850-0_1.
          ISBN: 978-3-319-23850-0.
        • Mobilités en perpétuelle mutation
          Jean-Philippe ANTONI, Thomas BUHLER, Patrick RÉRAT, Jérémie GUÉLAT, Janine DAHINDEN, and Stéphane GALLAND.
          In En Direct, (259), Université de Franche-Comté, France, 2015.


        2014


        2013


        2012


        2011

        • Qualifying Building Information Models with Multi-Agent System
          Florian BEHE, Christophe NICOLLE, Stéphane GALLAND, and Abderrafiaa KOUKAM.
          In Proc. of the 3rd International Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems Technology and Semantics (MASTS 2011), John Jules MEYER, Amal El Fallah SEGHROUCHNI, Adina Magda FLOREA (eds.), pp. 309-314, AI-MAS Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, ERRIC FP7 project, Delft, The Netherlands, Springer, 2011.
          ISBN: 978-3-642-24012-6.
          ISSN: 1860-949X.


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        2008


        2007


        2006


        2005


        2004


        2003

        • Virtual Reality Within a Human-Centered Design Methodology
          Christina CHITESCU, Stéphane GALLAND, Samuel GOMES, and Jean-Claude SAGOT.
          In Proc. of the 10th international workshop CONFERE (Collège d’Etudes et de Recherches en Design et Conception de Produits) sur l’Innovation et la Conception, pp. 55-64, Belfort-France, 2003.


        2001

        • How to Specify an Simulation Model of an Industrial System in MaMA-S
          Stéphane GALLAND, Frédéric GRIMAUD, and Jean-Pierre CAMPAGNE.
          In Proc. of the 15th European Simulation Multiconferences – Modelling and Simulation, pp. 296-305, Prague, Czech Republic, Society for Computer Simulation, Best Paper Award Candidate, 2001.
          ISBN: 1-56555-225-3.


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