- 2005: "Habilitation à diriger des recherches", section 61, Toulouse University. Title: Knowledge representation and fuzzy inference systems (in French)
- 2001: PhD in computer science, Toulouse University. Title: Induction of interpretable fuzzy rules (in French).
- 1998: Master in computer science, Montpellier University. Title: Extraction of process control rules in food industry from a data set (in French).
- 1994: Automation engineer. Title: Machine vision deign for in-line qualitative assessment of granular products (in French).
- 2015 - 2018: Miguel Araya Alman, Montpellier SupAgro and Talca university, Ecole doctorale "GAIA", Early estimation of vine yield using historivcal data.
- 2011- 2015: Javier Murillo, Cifasis, Rosario University, Argentine, Fuzzy measure learning within high dimensional spaces and under uncertainty for multicriteria decision making.
- 2009 - 2012: Cécile Coulon, Université d'Angers, Ecole doctorale "VENAM", Modeling joint effects of wine grower practices and environmental factors on vineyard behavior as well as grape and wine quality.
- 2006 - 2009: César Acevedo, Université Montpellier II, Ecole doctorale "Sciences des procédés - Sciences des aliments", Optical and geophysical spatialized data fusion for vine hydrous state modeling.
- 2006 - 2008: Mahmoud El Hajj, Université Montpellier II, Ecole doctorale"SIBAGUE", Processing of multi-temporal remote sensing images, Multi-source information fusion for land management.
- 2005 - 2007: Hazael Jones, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse 3 Ecole doctorale Mathématiques Informatique Télécommunications de Toulouse, Integrating different types of fuzzy rules for complex system modeling.
- 2003 - 2006: Jose Maria Alonso Moral, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Integrating induced knowledge into an expert knowledge base.
- 2002 - 2005: Pilar Bulacio, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Aggregation of partial decisions within a decision process.
- 2001 - 2003: Jean-Noel Paoli, Université Montpellier II, "Sciences des procédés - Sciences des aliments", Aggregation of georeferenced data.
Software, and especially open source software, may constitute an important result of research activity:
FisPro: Fuzzy inference system design and optimization. Its originality relies on induced rule interpretability and on its user friendly interface.
GeoFIS: Approximate reasoning based methods for spatial data, management zone delineation.