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Professor Maxime Crochemore

Emeritus Professor of Computer Science

Research interests

  • Computer science


Professor Maxime Crochemore received his PhD in 1978 and his Doctorat d'état (DSc) in 1983 at the University of Rouen. He got his first professorship position at Université Paris-Nord in 1985 where he acted as President of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science for two years. He became professor at Université Paris 7 in 1989 and was involved in the creation of the University of Marne-la-Vallée, now Université Gustave Eiffel, where he is Professor, Emeritus from 2007. He also created the Computer Science research laboratory of this university in 1991 and was the director until 2005. He was Deputy Scientific Director of the Information and Communication Department of CNRS from 2004 to 2006. He was Senior Research Fellow from 2002 to 2007 and is Professor at King's College London, Emeritus from 2016. He is Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Helsinki.

Research interests

  • Algorithms, text processing and data compression
  • Formal languages and automata theory
  • Combinatorics on words and pattern matching
  • Computational genomics

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