Reading Assignments and Paper Reviews
Students will be required to read a paper from the list
and submit a brief review of that paper to the instructor by afternoon (4:00 pm) before the viva.
The review should summarize the main idea and contributions of the paper ,describe the major experimental results, and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the paper.
The students are also encouraged to check the follow-up works on the topic of the assigned paper (e.g., search the 3 latest papers that cite the assigned paper), summarize the state-of-the-art methods and results, and discuss their limitations and possible future research directions.
Each student will be required to present one research paper(student can present reading assignment paper) over the semester. Each presenter should prepare slides for a 20-30 minutes talk on the paper. Slides for the talk must be emailed to the instructor by midnight (12:00am) before the presentation. The talk should clearly address the following points:
1. motivation and problem statement;
2. related work;
5. conclusions; and
The presenter will need to lead another 10 minutes discussion during or after the talk. The presenter should prepare discussion questions that lead to a deeper analysis of the paper’s content, strengths, weaknesses, and future works.