About me

My name is Olfa Ben Ahmed, I am a Ph.D. in computer science from LaBRI (Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique), universtiy of Bordeaux

I was post-doc researcher at the data science department of the EURECOM research center

During my phd, I have done my research in the "Image et son" research team from LaBRI, under the supervision of Pr. Jenny BENOIS-PINEAU and Pr. Chokri BEN AMAR in collaboration with Pr. Michèle ALLARD from INCIA (Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience Aquitaine Institute)


  • Sep. 06, 2018: Best paper award for our paper "Deep Multimodal Features for Movie Genre and Interestingness Prediction" in IEEE CBMI 2018 medal
  • Oct. 26, 2017: Best demo award for our paper "NexGenTV: Providing Real-Time Insight during Political Debates in a Second Screen Application" in ACM Multimedia 2017 medal
  • Sep. 15, 2017: First ranked system & Distinction Mention for our work "Media Genre Inference for Predicting Media Interestingness" in Predicting Media Interestingness Task, MediaEval 2017 medal
  • Fev. 22, 2017: Best poster award for our paper "Saliency Guided Computer-aided Diagnosis for Neurodegenerative Dementia" in Biostec 2017 medal


  • Dec. 2011 - Jan. 2015: Ph.d. thesis, " Features-based MRI Brain Classification with domain knowledge: Application to Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis", university of Bordeaux ... more details
  • Sep. 2009 - Oct. 2011: Master thesis, "Description spatio-temporelle de la vidéo: Application à la reconnaissance d'actions humaines", Research Groups in Intelligent Machines, REGIM Lab , university of Sfax ... more details
  • Sep. 2005 - Jun. 2009: Maitrise génie logiciel, universty of Sfax