Sidonie Christophe (Dr, Habil.)

At COGIT team since 2006

Phone : 33 1 43 98 84 32

Contact : sidonie.christophe(at)ign.fr

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Senior researcher MEDDE
Research Action on géovisualisation

Research topic :

Knowledge modelling and tools implementation for geovisualisation design (style parametrization) and for the evaluation of cartographic rendering quality and geovisualisation usability (user preferences, perception, cognition).
Key words: geovisualization, map design, cartography, perception, cognition

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ANR CONTINT MapStyle project (2012 - 2016)

Keywords : map design methods, style modelling, colours specification, human-machine dialog, usability, perception, cognition, uses, users.

https://sites.google.com/site/sidoniechristophe/home

Education :

PhD in gi sciences defended in 2009 (Université de Marne-La-Vallée):
Helping users to make on-demand and original legends: proposition of a cooperative method to choose colours
Supervised by Anne Ruas, co-supervision : Bénédicte Bucher

- Download the PhD thesis (in French)

  • 2001 : Engineer in Agronomy specialised in Geospatial Data Processing (National School of Agronomy of Rennes, France - ENSAR)

Professional experience :

  • Since 2014 : projet ANR MAPMUXING (2014 - 2017)
  • 2015-2016: projet PEPS PLU++
  • 2012-2016: leader of ANR CONTINT MAPSTYLE
  • 2010 : MEDDE Researcher at COGIT
  • 2009-2010 : Post-Doc at LIG, STEAMER team (Grenoble)
  • 2006 : PhD candidate at COGIT
  • Oct. 2005 - Oct. 2006 : Administrator of GIS data for the Interdisciplinary Research Program about the Seine environment (PIREN Seine) CNRS UMR Sisyphe 7619
  • Feb. 2003 - Oct.2005 : Developer at Générale d'Infographie, Le Pecq. Design, model and development of GIS and GIS-Web tools, cartography, training courses
  • 2002 : Computer sciences teacher
  • Sept./Oct. 2001 : Responsible for mission Digitech/UNOSAT, Bagneux. Cartographies of the Evolution of the vegetation in Afghanistan from 1978 to 2002 from LANDSAT images.
  • April 2001 - Sept 2001 : Internship at COGIT "Tool design for detection and characterization of alignments of buildings in urban environment"

Skills :

GI Sciences, Geovisualization, Map design, Computer Sciences.

Publications :

- All publications of Sidonie Christophe

Finished PhD supervision :

  • Co-supervision of Jérémie Ory
    Knowledge for cartographic styles construction and perception: territories and cartographic practices
    (PhD directed by Sara Irina Fabrikant, Université Paris-Est)
    Defended in 2016
  • Co-supervision of Charlotte Hoarau
    In-between cartographic representations : how to covisualize maps and orthoimages to browse abstraction and realism?
    (PhD directed by Sébastien Mustière, Université Paris-Est)
    Defended in 2015
  • Co-supervision of Cécile Remy

    (PhD directed by Sylvy JAGLIN, Université Paris Est)
    Defended in 2015

Technical and scientific associations :

Supervised internships :

  • 2016 : Parametrization of expressive rendering techniques to reproduce a Cassini style.
    By Blandine Decherf (M2 Carthageo, Université Paris 1, ENSG)
  • 2016 : Design and implementation of a style model for 3D geovisualization.
    By Anouk Vinesse (M2 UrbanSTIC, Ecole Centrale de Nantes)
  • 2014 : Towards a 3D graphic semiology, applied to urban planning.
    By Florian Pelloie (M1 Géographie, Université Paris 1)
  • 2014 : Graphic Semiology for urban dynamics representation: application to building dynamics.
    By Cécile Rémy (M2 IG , Université Paris-Est - ENSG)
  • 2014 : Towars a "Cassini" style: methodology to automate Cassini renderings.
    By Laurane Boulanger (M2 Carthagéo , Université Paris 1 - ENSG)
  • 2013 : Resolution methods for toponyms visualisation
    By Thomas Escrihuela (M2 Carthagéo, ENSG - Université Paris 1 - Université Paris 7)
  • 2009 : Characterization of color harmony in maps
    By Hugo Roussaffa (M1 Carthagéo, Université Paris-7)
  • 2007 : Consulting and classifying cartographic samples database
    By Guillaume Menegaux (M2 SIG, ENSG)

Teaching given at COGIT :

  • Geographic data modelling, 3D data modeling and use,
    M2SIG, ENSG. 2008.
  • TP QGIS / GRASS,
    M2SIG, ENSG. Since 2008.
  • Metadata,
    M2Geomatique, ENSG. Since 2008.
  • Data Schemas,
    M2Géomatique, ENSG. Since 2008.
  • PHP,
    Formation continue, ENSG. Since 2007.
  • Handling ArcGIS,
    IT2, ENSG. Since 2007.
  • ArcGIS,
    M2SIG, ENSG. Since 2007.
  • First steps in GIS and practical work of MapInfo,
    M2SIG, ENSG. From 2006 to 2009.
  • Webmapping mini-projects: MapServer, GoogleMaps, OpenLayers,
    M2SIG, SIG, ENSG. Since 2006.
  • Web langages and different formats to display a map on a client,
    M2SIG, ENSG. Since 2006.
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