Milestone 1: Form groups (due end of week 2)

Form groups of up to 2 students each.

Milestone 2: Project proposal (due end of week 3)

You should write a one page proposal stating what you want to do for the project (one proposal per group). The report should, at the very least, include motivation (why is this problem important? why is the problem is hard), a description of your objectives, and an explanation of how you plan to tackle the problem.

Milestone 3: first meeting with me (during week 5)

You'll have a meeting with me, to talk about how things are going.

Milestone 4: Midterm presentations (beginning of week 6)

You'll give a 20 minute presentation to the class on what you are doing, and give us all a status report.

Milestone 5: second meeting with me (during week 8)

You'll have a second meeting with me, to talk about how things are going.

Milestone 6: Final project presentations (during week 10)

You'll give a 30 minute presentation to the class to showcase your results. If possible, your presentation should include a live in-class demo!

Milestone 7: Final project report (due Wed of finals week)

You'll write a final report, no more than 20 pages, describing your results.