Xavier Fresquet

How is Artificial Intelligence Changing Science?

Research in the Era of Learning Algorithms

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Dr. Xavier Fresquet

Cooperation Partner

Deputy Director at Sorbonne Center for Artificial Intelligence (SCAI)
Sorbonne University

4, place Jussieu
75252 Paris

Tel: +33(0)6 81 13 94 97
Mail: xavier.fresquet@sorbonne-universite.fr


  • 2011: PhD in Musicology and Digital Humanities, Sorbonne University, France
  • 2005: MA in Music and Musicology, University Bordeaux Montaigne, France

Research Experience

  • Since 2019: Deputy Director, Sorbonne Center for Artificial Intelligence – development of research activities, teaching and partnerships – implementation of the scientific policy in AI of Sorbonne University and its partners, France
  • 2015-2019: Project Manager, Plasma physics laboratory of excellence, Sorbonne University, France
  • 2009-2014: Deputy manager of student information, Campus France

Relevant Publications

  • Aouinti, F., Eyharabide, V., Fresquet, X., & Billiet, F. (in press) Illumination Detection in IIIF Medieval Manuscripts using Deep Learning, Digital Medievalist.
  • Fresquet, X. (2015a, June 20-26). Musiconis: Visualizing and indexing the Medieval soundscape. International Musicological Society Conference, City of New York University, New York.
  • Fresquet, X. (2015b, October). Medieval Musical Iconography of the Fol’amor in the Digital Age. 2015 TACMRS International Conference, NTU, Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan. https://hal.sorbonne-universite.fr/hal-02983992
  • Fresquet, X. (2019a, June 5). Musiconis, linked data & interoperability: Mediterranean semantic approach of string zithers. Workshop on Medieval & Digital Musicology, Maison française d’Oxford, Oxford.
  • Fresquet, X. (2019b, September 20). L’iconographie musicale ancienne à la lumière des technologies sémantiques: Exploiter, analyser, diffuser. L’iconographie musicale dans les pays méditerranéens, Palais Ennejma Ezzahra, Sidi Bou Said (Tunisia).