Scientific Production

Scientific Production


The list below contains the scientific production of the French Institute of Pondicherry from 2009 onwards. It includes books, edited books, CD-ROMs, maps, book chapters, articles, published conference papers, theses, reports, working papers, awards and other miscellaneous publications.

For publications brought out under the imprint of the IFP and available for sale, please visit the Bookstore page. For the IFP’s scientific production deposited in the HAL-SHS open archive see the IFP's HAL-SHS page.


Book chapters

PORDIÉ L., 2012. Ideal qualities and their religious matrix. Best practitioners of Tibetan medicine in rural Ladakh (short note), In: Scheid V.,MacPherson H. (ed), Integrating East Asian Medicine into Contemporary Healthcare, Churchill Livingstone. Elsevier, Edinburgh, ISBN: 978-0702030215. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2012. Competing for Medical Space: Traditional Practioners in the Transmission and Promotion of Siddha Medicine, In: Sujatha V.,Abraham L. (ed), Medical Pluralism in Contemporary India, Orient Blackswan, New Delhi, p. 165-185, ISBN: 978-81-250-4501-4. [Publisher link]
SENTHIL BABU D., 2012. Learning Mathematics in Nineteenth Century South India, In: Cho Sung Je (ed), Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-12) Intellectual and Attitudinal challenges, COEX, Seoul, Korea, 8-15 July 2012, Springer International Publishing, p. 569-573, ISBN: 978-3-319-10685-4, DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-12688-3_60. [Publisher link]
SENTHIL BABU D., 2012. Indigenous Traditions and the Colonial Encounter: A Historical Perspective on Mathematics Education in India, In: R. Ramanujam, K. Subramaniam (ed), Mathematics Education in India: Status and Outlook, Homi Bhaba Centre for Science Education (TIFR), Mumbai, pp. 37-62.
SUBBARAYALU Y., 2012. Conception and understanding of some technical terms in Tamil inscriptions, In: Murugaiyan A. (ed), New Dimensions in Tamil Epigraphy : Select Papers from the Symposia held at EPHE-SHP, Paris in 2005, 2006 and a Few Invited Papers, Cre-A Publishers, Chennai, p. 35-46, ISBN: 978-81-921302-4-8.
SUBBARAYALU Y., 2012. Konerinmaikondan, the matchless king, In: Padigar S. V.,Shivananda V. (ed), Pratnakirti : recent studies in Indian epigraphy, history, archaeology and art : essays in honour of Prof. Shrinivas Ritti, Agam Kala Prakashan, New Delhi, p. 339-342, ISBN: 978-81-7320-119-6. [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

AGIER I., GUÉRIN I. and SZAFARZ A., 2012. Child gender and parental borrowing: Evidence from India, Economics Letters, 115 (2) : 363-365. [Publisher link]
AYYAPPAN N., RAMESH B.R., ARAVAJY S. and JEYAKUMAR S., 2012. Plantae, Myrtales, Memecylaceae, Memecylon macrocarpum Thwaites [1864]: Distribution extension and geographic distribution map, CheckList, 8 (2) : 280-282. [Publisher link]
BOURGEON G., NAIR K. M., RAMESH B.R. and LO SEEN D., 2012. Consequences of underestimating ancient deforestation in South India for global assessments of climatic change, Current Science, 102 (12) : 1699-1703. [Publisher link]
DEMPS K., ZORONDO-RODRIGUEZ F., GARCIA C. and REYES-GARCIA V., 2012. The Selective Persistence of Local Ecological Knowledge: Honey Collecting with the Jenu Kuruba in South India, Human Ecology, 40 (3) : 427-434, DOI : 10.1007/s10745-012-9489-0. [Publisher link]
DENIS É., MUKHOPADHYAY P. and ZERAH M.-H., 2012. Subaltern urbanisation in India, Economic & Political Weekly, XLVII (30) : 52-62. [Publisher link]
DRAY S., PÉLISSIER R., COUTERON P., FORTIN M.-J., LEGENDRE P., PERES-NETO R., BELLIER E., BIVAND R., BLANCHET F.G. and DE CÁCERES M., 2012. Community ecology in the age of multivariate multiscale spatial analysis, Ecological Monographs, 82 (3) : 257-275. [Publisher link]
ENJOLRAS G. and KAST R., 2012. Combining participating insurance and financial policies: A new risk management instrument against natural disasters in agriculture, Agricultural Finance Review, 72 (1) : 156-178, DOI: 10.1108/00021461211222231. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2012. Concept of Sakti in Saivasiddhanta, Journal of Sanskrit Academy, 21 : 103-112.
GAUCHEREL C., BOUDON F., HOUET T., CASTETS M. and GODIN C., 2012. Understanding patchy landscape dynamics: Towards a landscape language, PLoS ONE, 7 (9) : e46064, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046064. [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C. and H.J. JENSEN, 2012. Origins of evolution : Non-acqired characters dominates over acquired characters in changing environment, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 304 : 111-120. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., PONNARASU S. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2012. Ambiguities and paradoxes of the decent work deficit: bonded migrants in Tamil Nadu, Global Labour Journal, 3 (1) : 118-142. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., ROESCH M. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2012. Dettes, protections et solidarités en Inde du Sud, Economies et Sociétés (Série 'Développement, croissance et progrès'), 46 (2) : 385-412.
GUÉRIN I., ROESCH M., VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G. and D’ESPALLIER B., 2012. Credit for whom and for what? The diversity of borrowing sources and borrowing uses in rural south-India, Journal of International Development. Special issue, 24 : S122 -S137, DOI: 10.1002/jid.1785. [Publisher link]
HARDY O.J., COUTERON P., MUNOZ F., RAMESH B.R. and PÉLISSIER R., 2012. Phylogenetic turnover in tropical tree communities: impact of environmental filtering, biogeography and mesoclimatic niche conservatism, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 21 (10) : 1007-1016. [Publisher link]
KAST R., LAPIED A. and TOQUEBEUF P., 2012. Updating Choquet capacities: a general framework, Economics Bulletin, 32 (2) : 1495-1503. [Publisher link]
LAKSHMINARASIMHAM S., 2012. Pāṇinīye ṣaḍvidhasūtrāṇi, Visvabharati. Research Journal, 2 : 168-181.
LAKSHUMANAN C., PRADEEP KISHORE V., VIVEGANANDAN S., KRISHNAKUMAR P. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2012. Landuse / Land cover dynamics study in Nilgiris district part of Western Ghats, Tamilnadu, International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, 2 (3) : 921- 932.
LERCHE J., GUÉRIN I. and SRIVASTAVA R., 2012. Guest Editors' introduction, Global Labour Journal, 3 (1) : 1-15. [Publisher link]
NATH C.D., BOURA A., DE FRANCESCHI D. and PÉLISSIER R., 2012. Assessing the utility of direct and indirect methods for estimating tropical tree age in the Western Ghats, India, Trees - Structure and Function, 26 (3) : 1017-1029, DOI 10.1007/s00468-012-0679-6. [Publisher link]
PLOTON P., PÉLISSIER R., PROISY C., FLAVENOT T., BARBIER N., RAI S.N. and COUTERON P., 2012. Assessing aboveground tropical forest biomass using Google Earth canopy images, Ecological Applications, 22 (3) : 993-1003. [Publisher link]
RAMAN B., 2012. The rhetoric and reality of transparency : Transparent information, opaque city spaces and the empowerment question, The Journal of Community Informatics, 8 (2) : 866-909. [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., AYYAPPAN N. and DE FRANCESCHI D., 2012. Calophyllum pascaliana, a new species of Clusiaceae from the Western Ghats, India, Kew Bulletin, 67 (1) : 115-118, DOI: 10.1007/s12225-012-9342-z. [Publisher link]
RENARD Q., PÉLISSIER R., RAMESH B.R. and KODANDAPANI N., 2012. Environmental susceptibility model for predicting forest fire occurrences in the Western Ghats of India, International Journal of Wildland Fire, 21 (4) : 368-379, DOI: 10.1071/WF10109. [Publisher link]
SEYLER T., SAKDAPOLRAK P., PRASAD S.S. and DHANRAJ R., 2012. A chikungunya outbreak in the metropolis of Chennai, India, 2006, Journal of Environmental Health, 74 (6) : 8-13.
SIELER R., 2012. Kalạri and Vaittiyacālai:Medicine and martial arts intertwined, Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity, 7 (1) : 164-195, DOI: 10.1163/15734218-12341247. [Publisher link]
STEPHEN A., 2012. Natural disasters in India with special reference to Tamil Nadu, Journal of Academia and Industrial Research, 1 (2) : 59-67. [Publisher link]
STEPHEN A., ANUPAMA K., ARAVAJY S. and LIVINGSTONE C., 2012. Leaf classes, foliar phenology and life forms of selected woody species from the tropical forests of central and southern Eastern Ghats, India, CheckList, 8 (6) : 1248-1266. [Publisher link]
STEPHEN A., REDDY C.D. and CHRISTOPHER P.J., 2012. Effect of Pre-sowing treatments on seed germination of Syzgium cumini (L.) skeels, Advances in Plant Sciences, 25 (1) : 297-299.
VEGA C., DURRIEU S., MOREL J. and ALLOUIS T., 2012. A sequential iterative dual-filter for Lidar terrain modeling optimized for complex forested environments, Computers & Geosciences, 44 : 31-41, DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2012.03.021. [Publisher link]
ZENIL H., DELAHAYE J.-P. and GAUCHEREL C., 2012. Image characterization and classification by physical complexity, Complexity, 17 (3) : 26-42, DOI: 10.1002/cplx.20388. [Publisher link]

Non peer-reviewed journal articles

SARAVANAN G., RAMANUJAM K. and NARENTHIRAN R., 2012. User Satisfaction in the French Institute of Pondicherry : a case study, SALIS Journal of Information Management and Technology, 3 (1) : 44-52.

Conference papers (published)

AULONG S. and KAST R., 2012. A conceptual framework for vulnerability assessment: application to global change stressors among South Indian farmers, In: Lazzeri Y., Moustier E. (ed), Vulnérabilité, équité et créativité en Méditerranée, Presses Universitaires de Provence et Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille, p. 85-98.
BAKKOUR D. and KAST R., 2012. Governance and Global scenario, In: Duraisamy P. (ed), Corporate Excellence in Challenging Gobal Scenario, Hikey Media, Chennai, p. 242-246, ISBN: 978-81-9252-860-1.
NARENTHIRAN R. and SARAVANAN G., 2012. Collection Development, Information Seeking Behaviour of Tamil Readers of the French Institute of Pondicherry: A Study, In: Oh Dong-Geun (Editor-in-Chief), Ramesh Babu B....[et al.]. (ed), Proceedings of the International Conference on Collection Development in the Digital Environment , University of Madras Library, Chennai, p. 561-568, ISBN: 978-93-81992-28-9.
NARENTHIRAN R., SARAVANAN G. and RAMANUJAM K., 2012. The Digitization of Palmleaf Manuscripts, In: Surianarayanan S.,Chitra Dhavaputhalvi A.,Muralidhar S.,Dominic J. (ed), Proceedings of the National Conference on Innovative Library Services in Digital Era, SALIS 2012, 19-21 January 2012, Central Library, Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology & Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS), Pollachi, p. 457-462, ISBN: 978-81-903838-6-8.
SARAVANAN G., 2012. Bibliometric Analysis of the Scientific Publications of the Western Ghats, In: Nagarajan M.,Ponnudurai R.,Ravi S. (ed), Proceedings of the National Seminar on Scientometrics and Informetrics, 9-10 March 2012, Department of Library and Information Science, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, p. 215-220, ISBN: 978-81-908455-7-1.
SARAVANAN G. and PANNEERSELVAM P., 2012. Bibliometric study of Current Botany from DOAJ, In: Surianarayanan S.,Dominic J.,Panneerselvam P. (ed), Proceedings of the National Conference on Open Source Integrated Library Systems, 08-09 June 2012, Central Library, B.S. Abdur Rahman University & Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS), Vandalur, Chennai, p. 55-63, ISBN: 978-81-903838-7-5.
SARAVANAN G. and PRASAD S., 2012. Scientometric Portrait of G. Thanikaimoni: A Palynologist of High Repute, In: Sadasivamurthy P., Shivalingaiah D., Sangam S.L., Sampath Kumar B. T.,Keshava (ed), National Conference on Scientometrics : Conference Proceedings, Dept. of Studies and Research in Library and Information Science, Tumkur University in Association with Institute of Scientometrics, Tumkur University, Tumkur, p. 279-291, ISBN: 978-81-924393-7-2.

Working Papers

ATTEWELL G., JAUZELON C. and GANESHAN N., 2012. Asset planning for environmental health in the communities of Avvai Nagar and Udayar Thoppu, Puducherry, India, USR3330 Working Papers Series; 5, Institut Français de Pondichéry/Centre de Sciences Humaines, 49 p.. [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

BAROIS C., 2012. La Vāyavīyasaṃhitā : doctrine et rituels śivaïtes en contexte purāṇique, Ph.D. Thesis : École Doctorale 472, mention «Religions et systèmes de pensée», École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, Advisor: L. Bansat-Boudon.
CELLIER P., 2012. Macroécologie des arbres endémiques des Ghâts Occidentaux (Inde) : aspects bioclimatiques, biogéographiques et enjeux pour leurs conservations, Master 2Pro Dissertation (Ingénierie en Ecologie et en Gestion de la Biodiversité) : University Montpellier 2, Montpellier, 56 p., Advisors: F. Munoz & R. Pélissier.
DEJOUHANET L., 2012. « Unclear Occupation » : La filière des plantes ayurvédiques : Paradoxes et limites de la gestion publique des ressources forestières au Kérala (Inde), Ph.D. Thesis : Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Paris, 556 p., Advisor: F. Landy.
LECOLE D., 2012. Etude des dynamiques de population par analyse morphologique de paysages de villes : cas des agglomérations indiennes, Master2 Dissertation : Université Marnes La vallée, ENSG, Paris , 41 p..
MARIUS-GNANOU K., 2012. Etudes postcoloniales et géographie féministe. Une application aux inégalités de genre en Inde, Habilitation : Université Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3, ADES & Institut Français de Pondichéry, Bordeaux 3, 573 p..