Simon Chamberland Flying Spaghetti Monster
MSc, Artificial Intelligence
Simon Chamberland
Université de Sherbrooke
Planiart Lab (D4-2016)



Master's thesis


  • Artificial intelligence and robotics
    • Motion and task planning
    • Probabilistic reasoning
    • Architectures for intelligent agents
  • Others
    • Politics
    • Running, badminton, tennis!


  • Design of the SPAR intelligent agent for StarCraft RTS game (summer 2011)
    • Litterature review on architectural concepts and decision making mechanisms sucessfully used in RTS games
    • Implement architecture concepts allowing multi-layered reasoning
    • Participate in the AIIDE 2011 StarCraft Competition
  • Feedback planning for the Azimut-3 robot (IFT729, winter 2010)
    • Litterature review on feedback planning and implementation of different techniques
    • Extend the OOPSMP library to allow non-deterministic simulation of trajectories
    • Zip archive (C++ source code, data and reports)
  • Visual hull computation for complex objects (IMN786, summer 2009)
    • Estimate the 3D shape of an object from several 2D images
    • The QHull library was used for meshing
    • Zip archive (C++ source code, executable, test datasets, presentation and report)
  • Motion planning for the Azimut-3 robot (IFT593 - IFT702, winter 2009)
    • Project carried out in collaboration with the IntRoLab (designers of Azimut)
    • Litterature review on motion planning and comparison of different algorithms
    • Use differential equations to model the robot motion
    • The algorithms were integrated within the OOPSMP library
    • Zip archive (executable, presentation and report)
  • Development of a middleware platform for sensor networks (IFT592, autumn 2008)
    • Project carried out for the DOMUS laboratory
    • Write a case study of the RUNES middleware used for large-scale sensors deployment
    • Build an architectural framework usable with the embedded OS Contiki
    • Zip archive (presentations and reports)


  • Masters research scholarship (2011)
    • Fonds de recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT)
  • Alexander Graham Bell Canada graduate scholarship (2010)
    • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
  • Undergraduate student research scholarship (2009)
    • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
  • Awards of (academic) excellence (2007, 2008, 2009)
    • Faculty of Science, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Admission scholarship (2006)
    • Faculty of Science, Université de Sherbrooke