IRIT - UMR 5505


  Bandeau IRIT


  Gilles ZURFLUH

   Head of Computer Science Department at Toulouse Capitole    University
   Full Professor
   Doctor of Science

  Status : Permanent
  Service/Team : SIG : stands for Generalized Information Systems
  Localization : Toulouse Capitole University
  Publications :



  Phone : +33 (0)5 61 63 35 84
  E-mail :
  Office : AR389
  Secretary : Michèle CUESTA
                        Phone : +33 (0)5 61 63 36 03 / 12 87 92
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Collective responsibility

  Since 2000 : Director of MIAGE Master (information systems) at Toulouse Capitole University

  From 2003 to 2013 : Co-Director of SIG team at IRIT (Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse)

  Since 2013 : Head of Computer Science Department at Toulouse Capitole University.


  Relational, object and NoSQL Database systems
  Data warehousing
  Project management
  Big Data

Research Interest

  Researcher at IRIT :
             - Information systems and databases
             - Business Intelligence
             - Machine Learning and Big Data.

Doctoral supervision

  Research direction of three ongoing theses :

  Subject 1 : Development of BI warehouses using Big Data.

  Subject 2 : Incremental document-warehouse development.

  Subject 3 : Modeling approaches for the evolution of decision-making systems and data migration.


Some typical publications :

Fatma Abdelhedi, Amal Ait Brahim, Gilles Zurfluh. Towards an automatic approach for implementing UML/OCL models on NoSQL systems. In : OTM 2019 Conferences - Confederated International Conferences: CoopIS, C&TC, and ODBASE 2019. Rhodes, Greece.

Amal Ait Brahim, Rabah TIGHILT FERHAT, Gilles Zurfluh. Extraction process of conceptual model from a document-oriented NoSQL database. In : International Conference on Knowledge and Systems Engineering (KSE). Da Nang, Vietnam. 2019.

Fatma Abdelhedi, Amal Ait Brahim, Gilles Zurfluh. Formalizing the Mapping of UML Conceptual Schemas to Column-oriented Databases. In : International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining (IJDWM). 2018.

Faten Atigui, Franck Ravat, Jiefu Song, Olivier Teste, Gilles Zurfluh. Facilitate effective decision-Making by reduced data ; is it feasible ? In : International Journal of Decision warehousing Support System Technology(IJDSST), Volume 7, Issue 3, 2015.

Ali Hassan, Franck Ravat, Olivier Teste, Ronan Tournier, Gilles Zurfluh. OLAP in Multifunction Multidimensional Database. In : East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS 2013). Genoa, ACM, 2013.

Houssem Jerbi, Franck Ravat, Olivier Teste, Gilles Zurfluh. Preference-based Recommendations for OLAP Analysis. In : International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery (DaWaK 2009). Linz, Austria. Vol. LNCS 5691, Springer-Verlag. 2009.

Franck Ravat, Olivier Teste, Ronan Tournier, Gilles Zurfluh. A Conceptual Model for Multidimensional Analysis of Documents. In : International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2007). Auckland, New Zealand, C. Parent, K.-D. Schewe, V. C. Storey, B. Thalheim (Eds.), Springer, LNCS 4801. 2007.

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