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Selection of the month – June 2015 - By : Substance,

Editor’s Note – Selection of the month – June 2015

Substance ETS is pleased to present you some articles you shouldn’t miss. Here are some articles from June 2015. Enjoy your reading!

The editorial team of Substance ETS.

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Software Quality Issues

From Claude Y. Laporte

Last March, Claude Y. Laporte, a software engineering professor at École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) in Montreal, was the guest of a science show during which he explained the general concepts of this new engineering discipline. This article is about Software quality issues.

Now that software is such an integral part of our daily lives, it is essential that it be of high-quality. This means it must be reliable, easy to use, safe, secure and easy to update over the course of several years and, in many cases, over several decades.

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What is the Higgs Boson?

From Darine Ameyed

What does a Higgs Boson Eats During the Winter and Other Essential Details is the title of the science popularisation book written by Pauline Gagnon, a physicist and researcher working as part of the ATLAS team at the CERN and who gave a lecture on this topic on March 2, 2015 at the Montreal École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). This article sheds some light on this fascinating particle and the reason why everyone is so excited about its discovery.

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The 24 Hours of innovation 2015

The Winners of The 24 Hours of Innovation, 2015 Edition!

From Mario Dubois

More than 2,000 participants took up the challenge presented by the 2015 international edition of the 24 Hours of Innovation: 25 sites in 17 countries on 4 continents! This event took place with a new management system based on the YouTube platform, which wonderfully worked. Ten thousand dollars in prizes were awarded to the winning teams. The event is reviewed by Substance ÉTS in this article in text, images and videos.

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Power Quality: Problems and Mitigation Techniques Book Introduction

From Bhim Singh, Ambrish Chandra et Kamal Al-Haddad

Power Quality: Problems and Mitigation Techniques timely book comprehensively identifies, classifies, analyses and quantifies all associated power quality problems, including the direct integration of renewable energy sources in the distribution system, and systematically delivers mitigation techniques to maintain a stable level of power quality in the distribution network.

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Navigation in phone. Isolated 3D imageÉTSmap: An Android App to Help You Find Your Way Around ÉTS

From Thibaut Tauveron et Michel Noury

Who hasn’t had trouble finding a room in one of the massive buildings at École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)? It’s a common problem that affects both students and staff at ÉTS. To address this need, Michel Noury and mobile development club ApplETS have created ÉTSmap, an application for Android devices.

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Robot vs Samurai: A Japanese Sword Duel

From Rosalie Voisin

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Japanese industrial Yaskawa Electric Corporation is organizing a duel between the robotic arm Motoman – NH24, one of the fastest robots in its category, and the famous Japanese master Isao Machii, who holds five Guinness World Records for his expertise in martial arts. Who will be the most accurate and fastest?

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