I also head the workpackage on data and knowledge integration in the Institut de Biologie Computationnelle
What is data? (in french) Les données en question.
I have been awarded the 2014 Inria - Académie des Sciences - Dassault Systems Innovation Prize.
Principles of Distributed Database Systems - Third Edition has now been released in Chinese. Translation by Prof. Li-Zhu Zhou published by Tsinghua University Press.