Emmanuel MAZER (born in 1953) is a senior researcher at CNRS. He defended two doctoral dissertations in Robotics in 1981 and 1989. He stayed at the Artificial Intelligence Department of the University of Edinburgh during his postdoc and was a fellow researcher at the MIT AI lab for 2 years. He is a founder of several high tech companies in France and abroad (including ProBAYES). He was part of the European projects BIBA (Bayesian Inspired Brain and artefact) and BACS (Bayesian Approach to Cognitive Systems). He contributed to several industrial projects involving computational geometry and Bayesian inference techniques. He participate to the design and implementation of ProBT a software allowing the interpretation of the Bayesian programs.