Sergio Romano defends his PhD thesis at Universidad de Buenos Aires

Thesis: “Técnicas y modelos del lenguaje del pensamiento para el aprendizaje automático a partir de cuerpos de datos ralos”
Directors: Santiago Figueira and Mariano Sigman
Jury: Luciana Benotti, German Kruszewski and Ana Maguitman

Sergio has collaborated, among others, with Marie Amalric and Stanislas Dehaene from the french side of SINFIN while preparing his thesis.

The defense is scheduled for Monday, December 20, 2021, at 2p.m., and will be streamed here:

Philippe Flajolet

The following is an English translation of the announcement which will appear in the ‘’Carnets’’ of the  French Journal ”le Monde”, in the Section ‘’Mémoire’’


Philippe Flajolet
Computer scientist and mathematician.
Member of the Academy of Sciences,

left us ten years ago, on March 22, 2011.

All of us, who work in the fields of mathematical informatics, in France and abroad, we will not forget him.
Philippe’s work accompanies us every day in our research and shows us the way.


Several members of SINFIN, notably in the  ”Randomness and Analysis of Algorithms” team, worked hand by hand with Philippe Flajolet.

A new STIC-AmSud project – 2021-2023

STIC-Amsud project “Qapla’ – Quantum Aspects of Programming Languages”. Director: Alejandro Díaz-Caro (UNQ & ICC (UBA/CONICET)).
Local directors: Gilles Dowek (Inria, LSV. Paris Saclay, France)
Simon Perdrix (CNRS, Loria, France)
Federico Olmedo (UChile, Chile)
Octavio Malherbe (UdelaR, Uruguay).
Period: 2021-2023.