Professional Master’s degree in Digital Innovation Studies (NUMI)

The interdisciplinary laboratory Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Sciences Innovations Sociétés (LISIS) announces the opening of a new professional Master’s degree in Digital Innovation Studies (NUMI) in the academic year 2015 -2016.

The professional Master’s degree in sociology of « digital worlds » (NUMI) teaches the « digital methods » for human and social sciences. It proposes a learning on sociological analysis in the political, economic and social sectors.

The purpose of this Master’s programme at the University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée (UPEM) is to provide skills permitting to analyse the impact of digitisation of our societies. The spread of spheres of digitization, the tracks left online by Internet users and data generated by connected technology, offer to sociology the opportunity to exploit and use the information of a new nature and massive quantity. This master program teaches the digital methods for this operation, meaning the combination of statistical machine learning of artificial intelligence with the qualitative methods of sociology.

The NUMI training is the only one in France to articulate the digital methods with the analytical frameworks of sociology. It benefits from the presence on the site of many digital resources (CorText manager, textObserver / Webobserver, Unitex / Gramlab), developed by professors and researchers interested in the development of social computing. Students will have access to co-working workplaces, like NUMA or Laptop, where they could quickly socialize in the digital world.

NUMI Master’s programme will be conducted under the supervision of:

  • Dominique Cardon, sociologist,  SENSE Orange labs department
  • Bilel Benbouzid, professor and researcher, LISIS


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