The project report must be written in English using LaTeX. The following template files can be used as a starting point. The report should be around 15 pages (including cover and references) and will be submitted by e-mail to your supervisor along with your presentation and relevant project files.
The relevant project files should be sent in a zip archive and include:
- Source code of your report (LaTeX, EPS, GIF, etc)
- Source code of your presentation (LaTeX, PPT, etc)
- Source code of your implementation or a link to the repository with the code if it is accessible.
The title page should include the following information:
- Name and affiliation of the student(s).
- Name of the supervisor.
- Name of the responsible (Prof. Bryan Ford).
- Title of your project.
- Type of project (Semester Project, Diploma Work, Graduate School Project, Internship).
- EPFL logo and lab name (DEDIS).
The content of the report should ideally cover the following topics:
- Introduction of the subject and the problem.
- Goals of the project and motivation.
- Corresponding background.
- Step-by-step description of your design/implementation/evaluation/analysis.
- Theoretical and practical limitations of the project and its implementation.
- Evaluation of the results and comparison with other approaches if applicable.
- Future work.
- Step-by-step guide for installation, including dependencies, and running of the final product.
You will give a presentation of 15 minutes (with 10 minutes for questions afterward). You may request your advisors help to organise a dry-run before presenting before Professor Ford. After your presentation, you should send the presentation materials to your advisor for our archives.
Schedule for Spring 2019
- Dates of Spring 2019 semester: 18.02.2019 – 31.05.2019
- Delivery of the report to the lab: 07.06.2019
- Oral defence: within 10 days of the hand-in date
- Grades to be given to the Registrar’s office (SAC): 21.06.2019