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Nicolas Sannier

Nicolas Sannier

Research associate

Academic Area(s) Computer science
Faculty or Centre Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust
Research Unit SnT
Postal Address Université du Luxembourg
29, avenue JF Kennedy
L-1855 Luxembourg
Campus Office JFK Building, E01-126
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 5386
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 35386
Speaks English, French
Research Stays in France, Luxembourg

I'm a Research Associate in the Software Verification and Validation Lab (SVV Lab) led by Prof. Lionel Briand since Oct. 2014.
Previously, I was Postdoctoral fellow from February to July 2014 in the DiverSE group lead by Dr. Benoit Baudry at Inria Rennes (France).
I dit my PhD (2010-2013) between the University of Rennes 1 under the supervision of Dr. Benoit Baudry and EDF R&D (Electricité de France) where I worked on the formalization of software related safety standards and regulations.

My research interests are focused on Software Engineering, with a particular emphasis on model-driven engineering, requirements engineering, traceability and variability aspects in systems requirements/features. More particularly, I am interested on how model-based approaches can be combined to other techniques such as information retrieval or natural language processing to help in formalizing and analyzing information that is written in uncontrolled natural language. This goes from formalizing regulatory safety requirements within the context of my PhD at EDF R&D, to general product comparison matrices during my Postdoctoral Researcher position at Inria, or legal compliance to standards and laws, currently in Luxembourg.

More information about me and my research can be found in various places such as DBLP, scholar or my personal page.

Last updated on: Wednesday, 28 October 2015

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See detailAutomated Extraction of Semantic Legal Metadata Using Natural Language Processing
Sleimi, Amin; Sannier, Nicolas; Sabetzadeh, Mehrdad; Briand, Lionel; Dann, John

in the 26th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference, Banff, Alberta, 20-24 August 2018 (2018, August)

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See detailModel-Based Simulation of Legal Policies: Framework, Tool Support, and Validation
Soltana, Ghanem; Sannier, Nicolas; Sabetzadeh, Mehrdad; Briand, Lionel

in Software & Systems Modeling (2018), 17(3), 851-883

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See detailAutomated extraction of product comparison matrices from informal product descriptions
Ben Nasr, Sana; Bécan, Guillaume; Acher, Mathieu; Ferreira Filho, Joao Bosco; Sannier, Nicolas; Baudry, Benoit; Davril, Jean-Marc

in Journal of Systems and Software (2017), 124

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See detailLegal Markup Generation in the Large: An Experience Report
Sannier, Nicolas; Adedjouma, Morayo; Sabetzadeh, Mehrdad; Briand, Lionel

in the 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'17), Lisbon, 4-8 September 2017 (2017, September)

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See detailAn Automated Framework for Detection and Resolution of Cross References in Legal Texts
Sannier, Nicolas; Adedjouma, Morayo; Sabetzadeh, Mehrdad; Briand, Lionel

in Requirements Engineering (2017), 22(2), 215-237

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See detailFrom RELAW Research to Practice: Reflections on an Ongoing Technology Transfer Project
Sannier, Nicolas; Sabetzadeh, Mehrdad; Briand, Lionel

in the IEEE 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 4-8 September 2017 (2017, September)

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See detailAutomated Classification of Legal Cross References Based on Semantic Intent
Sannier, Nicolas; Adedjouma, Morayo; Sabetzadeh, Mehrdad; Briand, Lionel

in 22nd International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ'16) (2016, March)

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See detailAssessing IT Security Standards Against the Upcoming GDPR for Cloud Systems
Bartolini, Cesare; Gheorghe, Gabriela; Giurgiu, Andra; Sabetzadeh, Mehrdad; Sannier, Nicolas

Poster (2015, March 11)

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See detailMatrixMiner: A Red Pill to Architect Informal Product Descriptions in the Matrix
Ben Nasr, Sana; Becan, Guillaume; Acher, Mathieu; Ferreira Filho, Joao Bosco; Baudry, Benoit; Sannier, Nicolas; Davril, Jean-Marc

in 10th Joint Meeting on Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE 2015), Bergamo, Italy, August 30 - September 4, 2015 (2015, September)

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See detailA Model-Based Framework for Probabilistic Simulation of Legal Policies
Soltana, Ghanem; Sannier, Nicolas; Sabetzadeh, Mehrdad; Briand, Lionel

in 18th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS'15) (2015)

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