New paradigms for latent factor estimation

FACTORY is a scientific project funded by the European Research Council under a Consolidator Grant (2016-2021) and coordinated by Cédric Févotte (CNRS) at the Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse (IRIT), France.


  • Two-year postdoc position on optimisation for dictionary learning & matrix factorisation | announcement
  • Master 2 internship position on Structured optimisation algorithms for training deep networks | announcement


Nicolas Dobigeon is appointed junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF)

The IUF distinguishes a small number of university professors each year based on the excellence of their research | 2017 selection results | The IUF on Wikipedia

Témoignage de Cédric Févotte recueilli par l'INS2I à l'occasion des 10 ans de l'ERC

Herwig Wendt receives the EURASIP 2017 Early Career Award

Herwig Wendt is distinguished by the European Association for Signal Processing for "Significant Contributions to Statistical Inference in Multivariate Multidimensional Multifractal Analysis" | announcement

ERC project FACTORY officially started