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 different approach.

Please describe your progress so far and relate it to your original plan. This should also include a description of what worked well, and what did not. Example items to discuss: Additionally, please describe how your plan has changed for the future in light of your work so far and a revised time line for completion.

Please remember that the milestone is halfway through the project. You should be well more than halfway through achieving your minimal success criteria identified in your proposal in order to have a chance at producing a great project. We recognize that this does not necessarily mean you have accomplished exactly half of your criteria.