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Jean-Lou De Carufel
Curriculum vitae


EDUCATION
01/2011 – 06/2015      Postdoc
      Carleton UniversitySchool of Computer Science
      Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
      Subject: Computational geometry
      Advisors: Prosenjit Bose, Vida Dujmović, Anil Maheshwari, Pat Morin and Michiel Smid
11/2009 – 12/2010      Postdoc
      University of OttawaOttawa-Carleton Institute for Computer Science
      Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
      Subject: Computational geometry and computer vision
      Advisors: Prosenjit Bose and Robert Laganière
05/2009 – 08/2009      6 credits of graduate courses in education
      University of OttawaFaculty of Education
      Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
09/2003 – 01/2009      Ph.D. in computer science
      Université LavalDépartement d'informatique et de génie logiciel
      Québec, Québec, Canada
      Subject: Formal methods
      Advisor: Jules Desharnais
09/1997 – 08/2003      39 credits of undergraduate courses in computer science
      Université LavalDépartement d'informatique et de génie logiciel
      Québec, Québec, Canada
09/2000 – 12/2002      Masters degree in mathematics
      Université LavalDépartement de mathématiques et de statistique
      Québec, Québec, Canada
      Subject: Algebraic structures
      Advisor: Claude Levesque
09/1997 – 04/2000      Bachelor degree in mathematics
      Université LavalDépartement de mathématiques et de statistique
      Québec, Québec, Canada


WORK EXPERIENCE
08/2015 – Now      Assistant professor
      University of OttawaSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
      Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
10/2008 – Now      Speaker and designer for Show Math
      Université LavalDépartement de mathématiques et de statistique
      Québec, Québec, Canada
      SMAC project supervised by Jean-Marie De Koninck
05/2008 – 08/2015      Lecturer in mathematics and computer science
      Université du Québec en OutaouaisDépartement d'informatique et d'ingénierie
      Gatineau, Québec, Canada
01/2011 – 04/2011      Lecturer in computer science
      Carleton UniversitySchool of Computer Science
      Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
09/2008 – 08/2009      Lecturer in mathematics education
      Université d'Ottawa, Faculté d'éducation
      Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
01/2007 – 05/2009      Mathematics teacher
      Collège Nouvelles FrontièresSecteur collégial
      Gatineau, Québec, Canada
01/2005 – 08/2008      Lecturer in computer science
      Université LavalDépartement d'informatique et de génie logiciel
      Québec, Québec, Canada
01/2004 – 08/2007      Teaching assistant in computer science
      Université LavalDépartement d'informatique et de génie logiciel
      Québec, Québec, Canada
01/2007 – 04/2007      Mathematics teacher
      Collège Nouvelles FrontièresSecteur secondaire
      Gatineau, Québec, Canada
09/2001 – 04/2004      Lecturer in mathematics
      Université LavalDépartement de mathématiques et de statistique
      Québec, Québec, Canada
09/1998 – 12/2003      Teaching assistant in mathematics
      Université LavalDépartement de mathématiques et de statistique
      Québec, Québec, Canada
05/1999 – 08/1999      Research assistant in mathematics
      Université LavalDépartement de mathématiques et de statistique
      Québec, Québec, Canada
      Advisor: Jean-Marie De Koninck
05/1998 – 08/1998      Research assistant in mathematics
      Université LavalDépartement de mathématiques et de statistique
      Québec, Québec, Canada
      Advisor: Jean-Marie De Koninck


GRANTS
Duration Source Amount Type  
2016 – 2021 NSERC $110 000 Discovery grant  
2013 – 2015 IdEx Bordeaux (France) €90 800 Postdoctoral research fellowship DECLINED
2011 – 2013 FQRNT $60 000 Postdoctoral research fellowship  
2012 FNRS (Belgium) €3 900 Bourse de Séjour Scientifique (IN)  
2005 – 2006 FQRNT $26 666 Ph.D. grant  
2005 Fondation de l'Université Laval $12 000 Ph.D. grant DECLINED
2003 – 2004 NSERC $39 300 Ph.D. grant  
2003 Université Laval $2 000 Ph.D. grant  
2000 – 2002 NSERC $34 600 Masters degree grant  
2000 – 2002 FQRNT $30 100 Masters degree grant DECLINED
2000 Département de mathématiques et de statistique, Université Laval $300 Excellence scholarship (MAT-19517)  
1999 NSERC $5 000 Undergraduate Student Research Awards  
1998 North American Life Insurance Company $500 Excellence scholarship  
1997 Université Laval $500 Excellence scholarship  


ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS
2002 – 2003      Honour list of the Faculté des études supérieures, Université Laval
2001      1st exam of the Society of actuaries (SOA)
1997 – 2000      Honour list of the Département de mathématiques et de statistique, Université Laval


CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY

External referee for Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG), Algorithmica (Springer), Bulletin de l'Association Mathématique du Québec, Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG), International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications (World Scientific), Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, Journal of Logic and Algebraic Programming (Elsevier), Mathematics of Program Construction (Springer), Relational Methods in Computer Science and Applications of Kleene Algebra (ReLMiCS/AKA), Science of Computer Programming (Elsevier), The Visual Computer (Springer) and Theoretical Computer Science (Elsevier).

2014 – 2015 Judge for the Ottawa Regional Science Fair.
2015 PC member for the International Symposium on Algorithms and Experiments for Wireless Sensor Networks (ALGOSENSORS), Track Wireless & Geometry.
2009 Judge for the Regional Science Fair final, Conseil du loisir scientifique de l’Outaouais.
2009 Proof reader, Jean-Marie De Koninck. Those Fascinating Numbers, American Mathematical Society, 426 pages, 2009.
2007 Proof reader, Jean-Marie De Koninck and Armel Mercier. 1001 Problems in Classical Number Theory, American Mathematical Society, 336 pages, 2007.
2004 – 2006 Member of the undergraduate program committee in mathematics and computer science, Université Laval.
1998 – 2000 Member of the undergraduate program committee in mathematics, Université Laval.


PUBLICATIONS
Journals with Program Committee

Davood Bakhshesh, Luis Barba, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Mirela Damian, Rolf Fagerberg, Mohammad Farshi, André van Renssen, Perouz Taslakian and Sander Verdonschot. Continuous Yao graphs. Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, Volume 67: 42 - 52, 2018.

Nicolas Bonichon, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Ljubomir Perković and André van Renssen. Upper and Lower Bounds for Online Routing on Delaunay Triangulations. Discrete & Computational Geometry, Springer, Volume 58(2): 482 - 504, 2017.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Stephane Durocher and Perouz Taslakian. Competitive Online Routing on Delaunay Triangulations. International Journal of Computational Geometry & Applications, World Scientific, Volume 27(4): 241 - 254, 2017.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Alina Shaikhet and Michiel Smid. Essential Constraints of Edge-Constrained Proximity Graphs. Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, volume 21(4): 389 - 415, 2017.

Jean-Lou De Carufel, Matthew Katz, Matias Korman, André van Renssen, Marcel Roeloffzen and Shakhar Smorodinsky. On interference among moving sensors and related problems. Journal of Computational Geometry, Volume 8(1): 32 - 46, 2017.

Ahmad Biniaz, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Cyril Gavoille, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. Towards plane spanners of degree 3. Journal of Computational Geometry, Volume 8(1): 11 - 31, 2017.

Prosenjit Bose and Jean-Lou De Carufel: A general framework for searching on a line. Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier, Volume 703: 1 - 17, 2017.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Alina Shaikhet and Michiel Smid. Probing convex polygons with a wedge. Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, Volume 58: 34 - 59, 2016.

Hee-Kap Ahn, Luis Barba, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Matias Korman and Eunjin Oh. A Linear-Time Algorithm for the Geodesic Center of a Simple Polygon. Discrete & Computational Geometry, Springer, Volume 56(4): 836 - 859, 2016.

Mahdi Amani, Ahmad Biniaz, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. A plane 1.88-spanner for points in convex position. Journal of Computational Geometry, Volume 7(1): 520 - 539, 2016.

Prosenjit Bose, Paz Carmi, Mirela Damian, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Darryl Hill, Anil Maheshwari, Yuyang Liu and Michiel Smid. On the stretch factor of convex polyhedra whose vertices are (almost) on a sphere. Journal of Computational Geometry, Volume 7(1): 444 - 472, 2016.

Aritra Banik, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. Discrete Voronoi Games and ε-Nets, in Two and Three Dimensions. Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, Volume 55: 41-58, 2016.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Pat Morin, André van Renssen and Sander Verdonschot. Towards Tight Bounds on Theta-Graphs. Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier, Volume 616: 70 - 93, 2016.

Greg Aloupis, Luis Barba, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Stefan Langerman and Diane Souvaine. Isoperimetric Enclosures (invited paper). Graphs and Combinatorics, Springer, Volume 31(2): 361 - 392, 2015.

ProsenjitBose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Carsten Grimm, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. Optimal Data Structures for Farthest-Point Queries in Cactus Networks. Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, Volume 19(1): 11-41, 2015.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel and Stephane Durocher. Searching on a Line: A Complete Characterization of the Optimal Solution. Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier, Volume 569: 24-42, 2015.

Jean-Lou De Carufel, Carsten Grimm, Anil Maheshwari, Megan Owen and Michiel Smid. A Note on the Unsolvability of the Weighted Region Shortest Path Problem. Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, Volume 47(7): 724-727, 2014.

Jean-Lou De Carufel, Amin Gheibi, Anil Maheshwari, Jörg-Rüdiger Sack and Christian Scheffer. Similarity of Polygonal Curves in the Presence of Outliers. Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, Volume 47(5): 625-641, 2014.

Prosenjit Bose and Jean-Lou De Carufel. Minimum Enclosing Area Triangle with a Fixed Angle. Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, Volume 47(1): 90-109, 2014.

Prosenjit Bose, Kai Dannies, Christoph Doell, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Carsten Grimm, Anil Maheshwari, Stefan Schirra and Michiel Smid. Network Farthest-Point Diagrams and their Application to Feed-Link Network Extension. Journal of Computational Geometry, Volume 4(1): 182 - 211, 2013.

Prosenjit Bose and Jean-Lou De Carufel. Isoperimetric Triangular Enclosures. Journal of Geometry, Springer, Volume 104(2): 229 - 255, 2013.

Jean-Lou De Carufel and Jules Desharnais. Abstract Representation Theorems for Demonic Refinement Algebras (invited paper). Journal of Logic and Algebraic Programming, Elsevier, Volume 79(8): 740 - 767, 2010.

Jean-Lou De Carufel. A few identities involving partitions with a fixed number of parts. Ars Combinatoria, Volume 68: 125 - 130, 2003.

Conference Proceedings with Program Committee

Nicolas Bonichon, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Vincent Despré, Darryl Hill and Michiel Smid. On Interference Among Moving Sensors and Related Problems. European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA), 22: 1 - 13, 2018.

Jean-Lou De Carufel and Paola Flocchini. Fault-Induced Dynamics of Oblivious Robots on a Line. International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 10616: 126 - 141, 2017.

Jean-Lou De Carufel, Carsten Grimm, Stefan Schirra and Michiel Smid. Minimizing the Continuous Diameter When Augmenting a Tree with a Shortcut. Algorithms and Data Structures Symposium (WADS), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 10389: 301 - 312, 2017.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Vida Dujmovic and Frédérik Paradis. Local Routing in Spanners Based on WSPDs. Algorithms and Data Structures Symposium (WADS), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 10389: 205-216, 2017.

Ahmad Biniaz, Prosenjit Bose, Kimberly Crosbie, Jean-Lou De Carufel, David Eppstein, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. Maximum Plane Trees in Multipartite Geometric Graphs. Algorithms and Data Structures Symposium (WADS), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 10389: 193-204, 2017.

Ahmad Biniaz, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Cyril Gavoille, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. Towards Plane Spanners of Degree 3. International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC), 19: 1 - 14, 2016

Jean-Lou De Carufel, Matthew J. Katz, Matias Korman, André van Renssen, Marcel Roeloffzen and Shakhar Smorodinsky. On Interference Among Moving Sensors and Related Problems. European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA), 34: 1 - 11, 2016.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Alina Shaikhet and Michiel Smid. Essential Constraints of Edge-Constrained Proximity Graphs. International Workshop on Combinatorial Algorithms (IWOCA), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 9843: 55 - 67, 2016.

Jean-Lou De Carufel, Carsten Grimm, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. Minimizing the Continuous Diameter when Augmenting Paths and Cycles with Shortcuts. Scandinavian Symposium and Workshops on Algorithm Theory (SWAT), 27: 1 - 14, 2016.

Mahdi Amani, Ahmad Biniaz, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid: A Plane 1.88-Spanner for Points in Convex Position. Scandinavian Symposium and Workshops on Algorithm Theory (SWAT), 25: 1 - 14, 2016

Prosenjit Bose and Jean-Lou De Carufel. A General Framework for Searching on a Line. International Workshoop on Algorithms and Computation(WALCOM), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 9627: 143 - 153, 2016.

Eunjin Oh, Jean-Lou De Carufel and Hee-Kap Ahn. The 2-center problem in a simple polygon. International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 9472: 307 - 317, 2015.

Nicolas Bonichon, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Ljubomir Perković and André van Renssen. Upper and Lower Bounds for Online Routing on Delaunay Triangulations. European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA), 203 - 214, 2015.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Michael Dobbins, Heuna Kim and Giovanni Viglietta. The Shadows of a Cycle Cannot All Be Paths. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 70 - 75, 2015.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel and André van Renssen. Constrained Empty-Rectangle Delaunay Graphs. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 57 - 62, 2015.

Hee-Kap Ahn, Luis Barba, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Matias Korman and Eunjin Oh. A Linear-Time Algorithm for the Geodesic Center of a Simple Polygon. Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG), 209 - 223, 2015.

Luis Barba, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Mirela Damian, Rolf Fagerberg, André van Renssen, Perouz Taslakian and Sander Verdonschot. Continuous Yao Graphs. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 100 - 106, 2014.

Aritra Banik, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. Voronoi Games and Epsilon Nets. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 142 - 147, 2014.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Stephane Durocher and Perouz Taslakian. Competitive Online Routing on Delaunay Triangulations. Scandinavian Symposium and Workshops on Algorithm Theory (SWAT), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8503: 98 - 109, 2014.

Luis Barba, Otfried Cheong, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Michael Dobbins, Rudolf Fleischer, Akitoshi Kawamura, Matias Korman, Yoshio Okamoto, János Pach, Yuan Tang, Takeshi Tokuyama, Sander Verdonschot and Tianhao Wang. Weight Balancing on Boundaries and Skeletons. ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG), 436 - 443, 2014.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel and Stephane Durocher. Revisiting the Problem of Searching on a Line. European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8125: 205 - 216, 2013.

Luis Barba, Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, André van Renssen and Sander Verdonschot. On the stretch factor of the Theta-4 graph. Algorithms and Data Structures Symposium (WADS), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8037: 109 - 120, 2013.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Carsten Grimm, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. Optimal Data Structures for Farthest-Point Queries in Cactus Networks. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 175 - 180, 2013.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Pat Morin, André van Renssen and Sander Verdonschot. Optimal Bounds on Theta-Graphs: More is not Always Better. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 291 - 296, 2012.

Prosenjit Bose, Jean-Lou De Carufel, Carsten Grimm, Anil Maheshwari and Michiel Smid. On Farthest-Point Information in Networks. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 199 - 204, 2012.

Jean-Lou De Carufel and Robert Laganière. Matching Cylindrical Panorama Sequences using Planar Reprojections, Workshop on Omni-directional Vision, Camera Networks and Non-classical Cameras (OMNIVIS), held with International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 320 - 327, 2011.

Prosenjit Bose and Jean-Lou De Carufel. Isoperimetric Triangular Enclosure with a Fixed Angle. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 93 - 98, 2011.

Jean-Lou De Carufel, Craig Dillabaugh and Anil Maheshwari. Point Location in Well-Shaped Meshes Using Jump-and-Walk. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 147 - 152, 2011.

Prosenjit Bose and Jean-Lou De Carufel. Minimum Enclosing Area Triangle with a Fixed Angle. Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG), 171 - 174, 2010.

Jean-Lou De Carufel and Jules Desharnais. On the Structure of Demonic Refinement Algebra With Enabledness and Termination. Relational Methods in Computer Science and Applications of Kleene Algebra (ReLMiCS/AKA), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4988: 69 - 83, 2008.

Jean-Lou De Carufel and Jules Desharnais. Latest News About Demonic Algebra with Domain. Relational Methods in Computer Science and Applications of Kleene Algebra (ReLMiCS/AKA), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4988: 54 - 68, 2008.

Jean-Lou De Carufel and Jules Desharnais. Demonic Algebra with Domain. Relational Methods in Computer Science and Applications of Kleene Algebra (ReLMiCS/AKA), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4136: 120 - 134, 2006.

Posters in Conferences with Program Committee

Jean-Lou De Carufel and Robert Laganière. Cylindrical Panorama Matching. International Computer Vision Summer School (ICVSS), 2011.

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