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Valaisans fishes under a Valaisan microscope

The build of our microscope was kept very much "Valaisan": we've developed it at Idiap (well of course, based on the OpenSpim project) and the parts were machined in Sion, by the Base Aérienne. The first biological sample we've imaged was the wing of a fly.   This was...

The L1-magic, a take on the data term

[latexpage] Recent advances in Compressed Sensing (CS) have focused a great deal of attention onto $\ell_1$ norm minimization. This is due to the fact proven by D.L. Donoho (see "Compressed sensing", Donoho 2004) that minimizing an $\ell_1$ norm gets the same...

PyBind is great!

I recently came across (thanks to Nicolas D.) a great library called PyBind that originally was a condensed part of Boost dealing with Python interfacing. It allows very easily to bind C++ and Python in many ways, relies heavily on meta-programmation (it is...

Holidays in South-Africa

With a rather big gang of us we've traveled to South Africa. At first 7 (Van, Jerem, Orly, Eli, Bibounet, Ferdy and myself), then 6, then 8, ... We started in Cape Town, drove all the way to Port Elizabeth (aka "the garden road"), flew to Johannesburg where we met...

Our Platform on TV

We've been interviewed by Canal 9 and got to present our platform, which is a joint project between our lab and Sylvain Calinon's lab. The interview is available here, it is mostly an interview of Michael Libeling but you can also see Emmanuel Pignat and myself...

Hello world!

Welcome to my very first post on my webpage.   I will present my research but also things I find interesting or nice or IT hacks that I found non-trivial.