L'UMR ENTROPIE est une Unité Mixte de Recherche a 5 tutelles.



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  • Editorial director : Matthieu LeCorre UMR ENTROPIE's director.
  • Editors: Claire Bonneville, Magali Boussion et Sylvie Fiat

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Limitation de responsabilité

UMR Entropie checks the accuracy of the information published and updates the site regularly. However, the supervisory bodies (IRD-UR-CNRS) cannot guarantee that all the information published is accurate, exhaustive and up to date. The information published is not contractual and is subject to change without notice.
The information provided by users and contributors is generally updated as soon as possible, but may be delayed for various reasons or constraints. Errors, omissions, outdated information and broken links can be reported to .

While visiting the site, the user must also ensure that his browser does not contain outdated pages - and must, if necessary, empty or deactivate the "cache".


The portals and sites of the UMR Entropy propose links to other sites related to their contents. The presence of hyperlinks to other websites does not imply the approval of the information by the trustees. The risks related to the use of these sites are the responsibility of the user.

Piwik Privacy Policy

The UMR Entropy uses on this website the Piwik tool, an open source website analysis software (under GPL license). The software is available at Piwik uses cookies. These are small text files that are saved on your computer and allow us to analyze the use of our website.

Information about your use of the website along with your IP address is recorded on the cookie, transmitted to our server and stored for analysis. In other words, we use the information collected to evaluate the use of our website.

We do not associate this information with individuals, nor do we share this information with third parties.


Coordination, DESIGN, projet MANAGEMENT :

Transversal Research Support Team

DESIGN AND réalisation :

Équipe transversale d'appui à la recherche



Photos :

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement - Base Indigo

Université de La Réunion - Fotolia

TechnologY :

The UMR Entropy web sites are made in-house. They work thanks to a set of free software which vary according to the sites, the site uses the following technologies: Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL, ConcreteCMS.