Due on the day you make your milestone presentation, please submit via email, a short (roughly one page) report of your progress.
Project Title: Your project title
Group Info: List the names and email addresses of each member of your group.
Project Web Page: Include the URL of your project web page. Make sure to add your milestone report to your project web page.
Major Changes: Have there been any major changes in the goals or implementation of your project since your project proposal? If so, please describe these changes and what brought them about.
What You Have Accomplished So Far: Describe exactly what your group has accomplished so far. If you have any results so far, please post them to your web page, and point us to them. (You do not need to include your results in this writeup provided that they are available on your web page.)
Meeting Your Milestone: Did you meet the milestone which you described in your original project proposal? If not, then please explain why.
Surprises: Have there been any major surprises so far in your project? If they were bad surprises, how have you managed to work around them?
Revised Schedule: Describe what each member of your group is going to accomplish between now and December 4th to successfully complete your project. If you are stuck on anything, please let us know. (In fact, if you are stuck, please send me an email immediately rather than waiting.)
Resources Needed: Do you have all of the resources (e.g., software, benchmarks, modified simulators, etc.) that you need to complete your project? If not, then please explain how and when you will acquire these resources.
Every group should prepare a 20 minute presentation for the class about your project. Your presentation should include
A brief description of the problem you are working on and the background that motivates your project.
The goal of your project
Any related work that motivates your project.
Your plan to accomplish your project goals
Your progress so far
Any interesting surprises you have met along the way. (There are always surprises. This is often the most interesting part of any talk, so focus on this section of the talk.)
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