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I’m an assistant professor at the Department of Operations and Decision Systems of Université Laval. My virtual home at the Faculty of Business Administration of Université Laval is Please also consider visiting my [Welcome] page.

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Publications

In the references below, for proceedings publications, the speaker’s name is in bold. Starting in 2018, for all publications, the name of the highly-qualified personal I (co)supervised is underlined.

I self-archived some of my preprints and postprints along with the references. A link to the publisher’s version is also included whenever possible.

Please contact me if you find a broken link or if a publication listed here is not easily available to you (for example through your university library).

There are currently 28 entries on this page.

Last update: August 2021.

Peer-reviewed publications

1.  Chabanet, S., P. Thomas, H. B. El Haouzi, M. Morin, J. Gaudreault (2021). “A kNN approach based on ICP metrics for 3D scans matching: an application to the sawing process”. 17th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing.
  Paper: [ HAL]
  Conference: [ INCOM 2021]

2.  Martineau, V., J. Gaudreault, M. Morin, S. Vallerand (2021). “Quality of sawmilling output predictions according to the size of the lot - The size matters!” International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Quality (CIGI-Qualita21).
  Paper: [ PDF]
  Conference: [ CIGI-Qualita21]

3.  Martineau, V., M. Morin, J. Gaudreault, P. Thomas, H. B. El Haouzi (2021). “Neural Network Architectures and Feature Extraction for Lumber Production Prediction”. Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 23rd Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
  Paper: [ CAIAC-21]
  Conference: [ CAIAC-21]

4.  Morin, M., J. Gaudreault, E. Brotherton, F. Paradis, A. Rolland, J. Wery, F. Laviolette (Apr. 2020). Machine Learning-Based Models of Sawmills for Better Wood Allocation. In: International Journal of Production Economics 222.
  Paper: [ Elsevier]

5.  Abi-Zeid, I., M. Morin, O. Nilo (2019). “Decision Support for Planning Maritime Search and Rescue Operations in Canada”. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS). 12 p. (Winner of the Best Paper Award in the Area of Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems at ICEIS 2019, best paper).
  Paper: [ PDF]
  Conference: [ ICEIS 2019]

6.  Morin, M., M. P. Castro, K. E. C. Booth, T. T. Tran, C. Liu, J. C. Beck (2018a). “Intruder Alert! Optimization Models for Solving the Mobile Robot Graph-Clear Problem”. Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming (CPAIOR). 1 p. (extended abstract).
  Paper: This is an extended abstract, please refer to the Constraints paper.
  Conference: [ CPAIOR 2018]

7.  Morin, M., M. P. Castro, K. E. C. Booth, T. T. Tran, C. Liu, J. C. Beck (2018b). Intruder Alert! Optimization Models for Solving the Mobile Robot Graph-Clear Problem. In: Constraints 23(3), 335–354. (Winner of the Distinguished Paper Award at CPAIOR 2018, best paper).
  Paper: [ Springer]  [ TIDEL PDF]

8.  Selma, C., H. B. El Haouzi, P. Thomas, J. Gaudreault, M. Morin (2018). “An iterative closest point method for measuring the level of similarity of 3D log scans in wood industry”. Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi-Agent Manufacturing. Springer, pp.433–444.
  Paper: [ SpringerLink] [ arxiv]

9.  Morin, M., I. Abi-Zeid, O. Nilo, C.-G. Quimper (2017). “Decision Support for Search and Rescue Response Planning”. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). 12 p.
  Paper: [ IscramLive]  [ PDF]

10.  Morin, M., R. Thomopoulos, I. Abi-Zeid, M. Léger, F. Grondin, M. Pleau (2016). “Explaining the Results of an Optimization-Based Decision Support System A Machine Learning Approach”. Proceedings of the 2016 conference on Applied Mathematical Programming and Modelling (APMOD). 8 p.
  Paper: [ PDF]

11.  Morin, M., F. Paradis, A. Rolland, J. Wery, J. Gaudreault, F. Laviolette (2015b). “Machine Learning-Based Metamodels for Sawing Simulation”. Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). 8 p.
  Paper: [ Informs-Sim]  [ PDF]

12.  Simard, F., M. Morin, C.-G. Quimper, F. Laviolette, J. Desharnais (2015a). “Bounding an Optimal Search Path with a Game of Cop and Robber on Graphs”, pp.403–418.
  Paper: [ SpringerLink]  [ PDF]

13.  Morin, M., C.-G. Quimper (2014). “The Markov Transition Constraint”. Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming (CPAIOR), pp.405–421.
  Paper: [ SpringerLink] [ PDF]

14.  Simard, F., M. Morin, C.-G. Quimper, F. Laviolette, J. Desharnais (2014). “Relaxation of the optimal search path problem with the cop and robber game”. Doctoral Program of the 20th Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP). 7 p.
  Paper: [ PDF] 
  Supplementary material: [ PDF] 

15.  Morin, M., I. Abi-Zeid, T. T. Nguyen, L. Lamontagne, P. Maupin (2013). “Search and Surveillance in Emergency Situations A GIS based Approach to Construct Optimal Visibility Graphs”. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), pp.452–456.
  Paper: [ Iscram]  [ PDF]
  Slides: [ PDF]

16.  Morin, M., I. Abi-Zeid, Y. R. Petillot, C.-G. Quimper (2013). “A Hybrid Algorithm for Coverage Path Planning with Imperfect Sensors”. Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp.5988–5993.
  Paper: [ IEEE XPlore]  [ PDF]
  Slides: [ PDF: full presentation]  [ PDF: one slide summary]

17.  Morin, M., A. P. Papillon, F. Laviolette, I. Abi-Zeid, C.-G. Quimper (2012a). “Constraint Programming for Path Planning with Uncertainty: Solving the Optimal Search Path Problem”. Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP), pp.988–1003.
  Paper: [ SpringerLink]  [ PDF]
  Slides: [ PDF]
  Poster: [ PDF]
  Code: [ source]

18.  Abi-Zeid, I., O. Nilo, S. Schvartz, M. Morin (2010a). “Towards a Knowledge-Based System Prototype for Aeronautical Search and Rescue Operations”. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Information Fusion. 8 p.
  Paper: [ IEEE Xplore] [ PDF]

19.  Morin, M., L. Lamontagne, I. Abi-Zeid, P. Maupin (2010b). “The Ant Search Algorithm: An Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for the Optimal Searcher Path Problem with Visibility”. Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 23rd Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp.196–207.
  Paper: [ SpringerLink] [ PDF]

20.  Morin, M., L. Lamontagne, I. Abi-Zeid, P. Lang, P. Maupin (2009). “The Optimal Searcher Path Problem with a Visibility Criterion in Discrete Time and Space”. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Fusion, pp.2217–2224.
  Paper: [ ISIF] [ IEEE XPlore] [ PDF]

Other publications

1.  Morin, M., J. Gaudreault (2020). “Configuring and Operating a Smart Sawmill (Configuration et pilotage d’une scierie intelligente)”. Info-Forac. 1 p. (extended abstract).
  Paper: [ FORAC]

2.  Morin, M. (2017). “Anticipating Lumber Production for a Better Wood Allocation (Anticiper la production du sciage pour une meilleure allocation forêt-usine)”. Info-Forac. 1 p. (extended abstract).
  Paper: [ FORAC]

3.  Morin, M. (2016a). “Foreseeing the Products of Sawmilling (Prévoir les produits du sciage)”. Info-Forac. 1 p. (extended abstract).
  Paper: [ FORAC]

4.  Morin, M. (2015b). “Search and Coverage Path Planning”. PhD thesis. Québec, QC: Université Laval. 128 p.
  Thesis: [ PDF]
  Supervisor: Claude-Guy Quimper [ homepage]
  Cosupervisor: Irène Abi-Zeid [ homepage]

5.  Abi-Zeid, I., M. Morin, T. T. Nguyen (2011). “Vers une planification multicritère dans le cadre de missions de recherche et sauvetage terrestres”. 73rd Meeting of the European Working Group MCDA. 8 p.
  Paper: [ PDF]

6.  Morin, M. (2010a). “Introducing Multi-Criteria Path Planning with Terrain Visibility Constraints: The Optimal Searcher Path Problem with Visibility”. Proceedings of the XV ELAVIO. Pacoti, CE, Brazil. 2 p. (extended abstract).
  Paper: [ PDF]
  Slides: [ PDF]

7.  Morin, M. (2010b). “Multi-Criteria Path Planning with Terrain Visibility Constraints: The Optimal Searcher Path Problem with Visibility”. Mém. de maît. Québec, QC: Université Laval. 102 p.
  Thesis: [ PDF]
  Supervisor: Luc Lamontagne [ homepage]
  Cosupervisor: Irène Abi-Zeid [ homepage]

8.  Morin, M., I. Abi-Zeid, L. Lamontagne (2010). An algorithm for the optimal search path with visibility problem. Tech. rep. MITACS, Contract number W7701-08-1871. Defence R&D Canada - Valcartier. 20 p.



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