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ESSEC’s approach to AI, Data Science and Technology is original and reflects our strengths and tradition of excellence of research in Data Science, Economics, Management, Law and Social Sciences. Through their academic research, the 160 Research Professors at ESSEC improve society's understanding of the profound transformations caused by the advancement of science. They all prove everyday that social, economic and management sciences play a key role in fostering scientific and human progress.

THE BENEFIT OF COMPLETE  TRIP INFORMATION IN FREE- FLOATING CARSHARING SYSTEMS

THE BENEFIT OF COMPLETE  TRIP INFORMATION IN FREE- FLOATING CARSHARING SYSTEMS

[ARTICLE] This research analyzes a carsharing system where users can pick up cars without reservations (instant-access) and park them anywhere ...
TRACEABILITY VS. SUSTAINABILITY IN SUPPLY CHAINS: THE IMPLICATIONS OF BLOCKCHAIN

TRACEABILITY VS. SUSTAINABILITY IN SUPPLY CHAINS: THE IMPLICATIONS OF BLOCKCHAIN

[ARTICLE] Blockchain fights distrust in supply chains, but hurts the environment. This study shows it's only useful when trust is ...
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: CAN SEEMINGLY COLLUSIVE OUTCOMES BE AVOIDED?

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: CAN SEEMINGLY COLLUSIVE OUTCOMES BE AVOIDED?

[ARTICLE] This paper studies how companies using machine learning to compete can unintentionally act like a cartel, even without communicating ...
JUMPS OR STALENESS?

JUMPS OR STALENESS?

[ARTICLE] Financial data with many zero returns, caused by outdated prices, can mislead studies on price jumps - new methods ...
ON THE ROBUSTNESS TO ADVERSARIAL CORRUPTION AND TO HEAVY-TAILED DATA OF THE STAHEL–DONOHO MEDIAN OF MEANS

ON THE ROBUSTNESS TO ADVERSARIAL CORRUPTION AND TO HEAVY-TAILED DATA OF THE STAHEL–DONOHO MEDIAN OF MEANS

[ARTICLE] . The authors propose using MOM versions of existing statistical functions to estimate the mean of a data set ...
KNOWLEDGE SEEKING AND ANONYMITY IN DIGITAL WORK SETTINGS

KNOWLEDGE SEEKING AND ANONYMITY IN DIGITAL WORK SETTINGS

[ARTICLE] Investigating digital knowledge exchange, this study explores factors hindering employees' knowledge seeking, finding that social-psychological and economic costs deter ...
BUILDING UP CYBER RESILIENCE BY BETTER GRASPING CYBER RISK VIA A NEW ALGORITHM FOR MODELLING HEAVY-TAILED DATA

BUILDING UP CYBER RESILIENCE BY BETTER GRASPING CYBER RISK VIA A NEW ALGORITHM FOR MODELLING HEAVY-TAILED DATA

[ARTICLE] The authors analyze cyber-attack data using a new algorithm for heavy-tailed data. This method allows researchers to accurately assess ...
BLOCKCHAIN-BASED DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

BLOCKCHAIN-BASED DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

[ARTICLE] This paper criticizes current DRM systems for neglecting creators and proposes a blockchain-based alternative for the music industry. This ...