CS81 Final Project

April 6: Proposal due at start of class(5%)
April 13: Checkpoint demonstration (5%)
April 20-29: Presentations (10%)
May 14: Final paper due by noon (20%)
Possible Project Ideas
Proposal, Due April 6 at start of class

Your project proposal should be at least two pages long. It should include a clear description of:

Checkpoint demonstraction, In-class April 13

Your experiment not need to be completed at this point, but be prepared to describe the developmental architecture you will use, your planned experiment, and your hypotheses. You should plan to speak for 7-8 minutes.

Presentation, In-class April 20, 22, 27, or 29

You should plan to give a 25 minute presentation about your project. Each group will be assigned a date to speak during the last two weeks of class. It may be the case that you are still running experiments at this point. However, you should have some preliminary results to report. If it is a team project, then each team member should speak for an equal portion of the time. Your must use slides of some kind. Options for displaying slides include: openoffice, powerpoint, and acroread for pdf documents.

You should follow these guidelines (put together by Tia Newhall) when creating your talk.

Paper, Due by noon May 14
Your paper should include the following:

Your grade will not be based on whether or not your experiment succeeds. Negative results are also useful. Your grade will be based on the design and execution of the experiment as well as the thoroughness and readability of the paper. You do not need to turn in any programs. Email me a pdf version of your paper.