Group for Research in Decision Analysis

We have seen that the rats were able to transmit the odor information of what could be eaten without risk, there are also bees that communicate with each other the location and amount of flowers to exploit. But beyond this ephemeral transmission of information some animals are able to forge genuine cultural food traditions. Below are explanations of Luc-Alain Giraldeau biologist at UQAM.

Pléiade Capital is the first initiative in venture capital in Quebec built by students for students. The multidisciplinary team is formed with students from Polytechnique Montréal, HEC Montréal (including Hélène-Sarah Bécotte-Boutin, co-supervised by Gilles Caporossi and Alain Hertz) and the Université de Montréal. The team is under the supervision of Jacques Lemay, a professor of the Department of Finance of HEC Montréal.

  • Derek Wang, Université McGill
  • Marie-Christine Costa, ENSTA-Paristech
  • Stefan Wrzaczek, Vienna University of Technology et University Vienna, Austria
  • Charles Figuières, INRA Montpellier, France
  • Mabel Tidball, LAMETA, France
  • Alain Jean-Marie, LIRMM, Université Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier II, France
  • Mabel Tidball, LAMETA
  • Alain Jean-Marie, LIRMM, Université Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier II
  • Alain Haurie, GERAD, HEC Montréal and Université de Genève

The MIT firsted launch the massive open online course (MOOC) in 2002. A few years later, others leading universities launched their own MOOC, Coursera (Stanford & al.), EdX (Harvard & MIT) which are today the most important one.

Humans seem to have adapted to a diet quite omnivorous. Which means, to get all the nutrients he needs, he should eat a variety of food: fruits, grains, vegetables, tubers, molluscs, meat and fish. But, this diet isn't without consequences. The evolution would have left us torn between the pleasure of variety and the comfort of the familiar. Is this what we mean by the omnivore's dilemma? Luc-Alain Giraldeau explains this dilemma to the radio broadcast Bien dans son assiette.