Group for Research in Decision Analysis

Maxime Larocque, winner of the Best Master’s Thesis Award

Maxime Larocque, a graduate of the Master of Business Intelligence (MSc) program, has received the 2019 Best Master’s Thesis Award.

Maxime Laroque’s thesis, "Sélection objective de variables à l’aide d’algorithmes génétiques ensachés" (Bagged genetic algorithms for objective variable selection), was co-directed by professors Jean-François Plante and Michel Adès (UQAM). The key innovative approach that was used and impressed the jury was founded on thorough, high-quality work.