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NAME: Pierre Pudlo
POSITION: Professor Maître de Conférences (Assistant Professor)
LAB: Aix-Marseille University - Institut de Mathématiques de Marseille (I2M, UMR CNRS AMU 7373)
Institut de Mathématiques et Modélisation de Montpellier (I3M, UMR CNRS UM2 5149)
Pierre Pudlo - Aix-Marseille Université
Technopôle de Château Gombert
39, rue F. Joliot Curie
13453 MARSEILLE Cedex 13
Pierre Pudlo - Université Montpellier 2
CC051, place E. Bataillon
34095 Montpellier CEDEX
TEL: +33 4 67 14 42 11
MAIL: <pierre.pudlo (at)>


Habilitation à diriger des recherches

Defence in December 12th, 2014. More details here:


Keywords: Spectral clustering, density based clustering, machine learning, asymptotic theorems, Cheeger constant, random graphs
• CLARA project (ANR 2009 - 2013): Clustering in High Dimension: Algorithms and Applications, held by Bruno Pelletier. Website here

Numerical probabilities and Bayesian statistics

Keywords: Monte Carlo methods, population genetics, approximate Bayesian computation (ABC), importance sampling, empirical likelihood.
• EMILE project (ANR 2009 - 2013): Étude de Méthodes Inférentielles et Logiciels pour l'Évolution, held by Renaud Vitalis. (Website here)
• Labex NUMEV (Website here)
• Computational Biology Institute (Website here)

Curriculum Vitæ

Download it (in French) (updated in December 2014)

PhD students



After two years without teaching, I am back for the student of the Sciences Faculty in Montpellier.

1st semester schedule