Monday, January 10, 2010:
Wednesday, January 19, 2010:
The class projects development teams can 1-2 person teams while the survey paper
projects are individual.
- The students are welcome to submit their own project ideas in a form of
1-page proposal no later than January 28th. This gives you time to decide
whether you are interested in choosing a project from the list or propose your
own. The students will work on the projects requested upon the approval of the
instructor. The students can either bring a hard copy of the project proposal to
the instructor or send a link via email. Please try to avoid sending emails with
The project web page has been updated and additional projects are posted.
The schedule has been updated with the presenters and the review papers.
EEL 6883 paper presentation requirements:
- The project progress presentations should be around 30 minutes with 5-10
minutes of Q & A session.
- The firs slide of the presentation should contain the full citation (the
author names, paper title, journal/conference venue, page numbers, etc.) of the
paper being presented in addition to the presenter's name.
- The presenter is expected to not only present the assigned paper, but
he/she should stimulate a discussion on the content. In order to achieve good
interaction within class, as a presenter consider the following tips: prepare a
set of questions while working on your presentation and bring up the questions
at appropriate times during your talk. Remember that your job is to engage
everyone and lead the discussion of the ideas presented in the paper: positives,
negative, suggestions for improvements, etc. And of course, please practice and
time your talk.
- There is no need to repeat all the details of the paper, but your talk
should address the following questions:
- What problems were addressed by the authors?
- What solutions were proposed and what is the novelty compared to the related work?
- What are the technical strengths and main contributions of the paper's proposed solutions?
- What are the assumptions made by the authors?
- What are the design tradeoffs?
- Discuss couple of the important results achieved.
- What are the technical weaknesses of the paper's proposed solutions?
- What suggestions do you have to improve upon the paper's ideas?
- The presenters are most welcome to research and refer to other related
papers and include information from those papers in the presentation as long as
proper citations are provided wherever possible.
EEL 6883 project progress presentation requirements:
- The hard copy of the presentations should be turned in to the instructor on
the date of the presentation, you can also post the slides in your web page.
- The presentations are expected to cover the following: i) description of
the project description (what is the problem statement?); ii) the progress made
so far; iii) what else is left to complete?; iv) what is the plan to complete
(including intermediate milestones, etc.); iv) difficulties encountered so far
and any requests for suggestions from the instructor and the classmates? v) if
the software development is chosen, a partial demo can be presented.