Frédéric Kaplan

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Associate Professor +41 21 693 02 53

INN 141 (Bâtiment INN)
Station 14
CH-1015 Lausanne

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INN 141 (Bâtiment INN)
Station 14
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site: Web site:

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Fields of expertise

Digital Humanities, Big Data, Models of language acquisition and evolution, Innovative Interfaces, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Developmental Systems, Intrinsic Motivation, Multi-agent system, Joint attention, Gesture Interaction


Infoscience publications

Other publications

Teaching & PhD


Digital Humanities


PhD Programs

Doctoral program in computer and communication sciences

Doctoral Program in Technology Management

Doctoral Program in Architecture and Sciences of the City

Doctoral Program Digital Humanities


Foundation of digital humanities

This course gives an introduction to the fundamental concepts and methods of the Digital Humanities, both from a theoretical and applied point of view. The course introduces the Digital Humanities circle of processing and interpretation, from data acquisi...

Digital humanities

This course offers a panorama of the ideas, methods and tools of the Digital Humanities by presenting different examples on how Big Data impact research in the human and social sciences.

Mapping urban history

Understanding the history of cities is a crucial step for learning how to model their future. The course introduces a methodology for tracing the transformations of cities and recreating multidimensional maps of the past using Historical Geographical Inf...