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Pizza Time with Industrielle Alliance

For its first public conference of the year, LIF welcomes the staff of Industrielle Alliance, who will come to Chicoutimi to talk about the various open interships for the Summer and Fall of 2019. This conference is open to everybody, but focuses in particular on students of the professional Masters’

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Mohamed Racem Boussaha earns his Master’s Degree

Mohamed Racem Boussaha, an M.Sc. student under the supervision of Prs. Raphaël Khoury and Sylvain Hallé, has successfully completed the final version of his Master’s thesis. Mohamed’s project involved the enforcement of security policies in Java programs using Complex Event Processing (CEP). Concretely, his work was to express various constraints on the execution of a program in order to prevent the insertion of malicious code;

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Éric Laberge completes his Master’s Degree

Éric Laberge, an M.Sc. student under the supervisions of professors Sylvain Hallé and Raphaël Khoury, has successfully completed his Master’s degree in October 2018. His thesis, which lies halfway between theory and practice, had the goal of providing a mathematical definition of a video game, and then to use symbolic execution techniques to try to “solve”

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Chafik Meniar earns his Master’s Degree

Chafik Meniar, an M.Sc. student under the supervision of Pr. Sylvain Hallé, has submitted the final version of his Master’s thesis last August. Chafik’s project involved the development of an extension to Cornipickle, a system developed at LIF and which allows the detection of various kinds of bugs in the graphical interface of web sites.

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Jérémy Spieldenner completes an intervention project

Jérémy Spieldenner, a master’s student under the supervision of Pr. Sylvain Hallé, has just completed a six-month intervention project at Eckinox Media.

This activity aims at allowing a student to integrate the knowledge acquired in the courses of the program with the realization of a development project inside a company.

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Oussama Beroual completes his PhD

Oussama Beroual, a PhD under the supervision of Pr. Sylvain Hallé, has successfully defended his thesis on May 25th, 2018.

His thesis, entitled Automated Detection and Repair of User Interface Bugs in Web Applications, proposed new techniques to fix bugs present in web applications.

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Tom Canac earns his Master’s Degree

Tom Canac, an M.Sc. student under the supervision of Pr. Sylvain Hallé, has submitted the final version of his Master’s thesis in July 2018. Tom’s project involved the development of a modular and integrated testing suite for web applications, called CowTest. This library allows a web site developer to integrate and interact with different existing testing systems inside a single interface;

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Quentin Betti earns an FRQNT scholarship

The Fonds de recherche Québec — Nature et Technologies (FRQNT) has awarded a scholarship to Quentin Betti, currently a PhD student at LIF. This scholarship, from the International Internships Program, will allow Quentin to spend six months at the Georgia Institute of Technology under the supervision of Pr.

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Francis Guérin completes his Master’s Degree

Francis Guérin, an M.Sc. student under the supervision of Pr. Sylvain Hallé, has just submitted the final version of his Master’s thesis. Francis’ project involved the development of applications of the Cornipickle system, which can detect various kinds of bugs in the graphical user interface of web sites.

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A new paper for two LIF students

LIF students Francis Guérin and Oussama Beroual have just learned that their research paper, titled “Searching for Behavioural Bugs with Stateful Test Oracles in Web Crawlers”, has been accepted at the 10th International Workshop on Search-Based Software Testing (SBST 2017). The workshop will be hosted as part of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) in Buenos Aires,

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