Counts towards 5% of your final grade
/home/newhall/public/cs87/projectideas.pdfYou are welcome to use one of these as a starting point for developing a project, or to come up with your own idea.
Once you have one or two general ideas for projects, you will want to more completely define exactly what you plan to do and how you plan to do it. A good way to start with this step is to take a look at related work; you want to have an understanding of what has been done, and how what you want to do fits into the field. It will help you modify and more completely define your project, and get some ideas of how to implement and test your project.
Take a look at the "Getting Started" section of my
CS Research and Writing Guide for links to places to look for related work papers.
Also take a look at some of the papers on the Additional Cluster and Distributed Computing Papers link off the cs87 homepage.
Another place to start getting ideas is to look at recent conference proceedings from SC, cluster, and other parallel and distributed computing conferences: