Description : maret

Pierre Maret
Professor in Computer Science

Connected Intelligence

Hubert Curien Laboratory, UMR CNRS 5516
Université Jean Monnet – Université de Lyon France

You can contact me for projects, open positions, or cooperation Contact

Teaching activity

Research Activity

Publications, Events

Five main publications

-          Dennis Diefenbach, Vanessa López, Kamal Deep Singh, Pierre Maret: Core techniques of question answering systems over knowledge bases: a survey. Knowl. Inf. Syst. 55(3): 529-569 (2018)

-          Dennis Diefenbach, Andreas Both, and Kamal Singh and Pierre Maret. Towards a Question Answering System over the Semantic Web. In Semantic Web Journal (minor revision). 2018.

-          José Miguel Giménez-Garcıa, Antoine Zimmermann, Pierre Maret. NdFluents: An Ontology for Annotating Statements in Linked Data. Proceedings of the 14th ESWC 2017.

-          Pierre Maret, Rajendra Akerkar, Laurent Vercouter:Virtual communities, a typology. Web Intelligence Journal 15(3): 185-187 (2017)

-          Pierre-René Lhérisson, Fabrice Muhlenbach, Pierre Maret: Fair Recommendations Through Diversity Promotion. ADMA conference 2017: 89-103 (Best paper award)


o   Other publications: see DBLP, Research gate, and HAL

o   Workshop chair: Web Intelligence & Communities, WI&C hosted at the WWW conference in Lyon-2012, Rio de Janeiro-2013, Seoul-2014, Florence-2015, Montréal 2016.

o   Summer school organizations: Web of data 2014, Answering questions with the web 2015, Data Management and Questions Answering 2017.


Supervised topics

Projects, collaborations


Born on September, 18th 1966

Nationality: French

Status: Married, 3 children



1992-1995: S2Com society (consulting company).

1996-1997: Assistant professor, University of Lyon (France)

1998-2007: Associate professor, Institut National de Sciences Appliquées, Lyon, France

2003-2004: invited researcher at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany (1 year)

2008-present: Professor, University of Lyon (University Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France)

            2014: Invited professor at the University of Tokyo, Japan (2 months)

            2017: Invited professor at the Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan (2 months)



Pierre Maret (pierre.maret –at-
Université Jean Monnet de Saint-Etienne
Laboratoire Hubert Curien - UMR CNRS 5516
18 rue du Professeur Lauras - 42000 Saint-Etienne Cedex 2 - France
Tel: +33 (0)