Due: Tues Nov 10 at 4pm. Weight: 15% (of final project grade)
For this progress report, your write up should include a preliminary
review of related literature and work. You should aim to demonstrate
that you understand the related approaches, even if you have chosen a
By this time, you should have figured out the "how-to-do" part of the
The report should have an updated plan of activities for the rest of
the project, including any plans for validation of your ideas such as
experiments. It should be limited to 5 pages, excluding references,
and should be in NIPS 2015 style.
If the project is about a novel method, then the report should have
the details of the method and an intuitive justification of why you
think the method will work.
If the project is about a proof, then give us the outline and state
the missing pieces.
If the project is about implementing a method, you should have a
good idea of the design and have finished a good part of the
coding. The report should explain the challenges encountered during
the implementation and also include any interesting implementation
Submit an anonymized
copy (without your names) through the EasyChair system, by 4pm.
See here for more information on this.
Grading rubric: introduction (10%), clear problem statement (10%),
method (40%), plan for the next steps (30%), writing (10%).