**Guidelines for presentations**

- Each presentation will cover one research paper
- Duration: 15-20 min, + 10 min questions
- It is acceptable to present papers from the list of papers for your project
- Powerpoint presentations are preferred - foils may be hand-written - drawings are *highly* recommended

- Obtain the approval of the instructor about the topic and the paper(s)
- Fully understand the paper(s). You may want to check a few of the references too
- Contact the instructor for questions
- Give a draft of the foils to the instructor(~ 1 week ahead) Give the final foils to the instructor one day before the presentation.

- what is the problem [1]
- motivation: why is it important / applications [1-2]
- method [3-6]
- main idea / intuition
- brief sketch of algorithms
- performance results
- repeat for other methods if exist [3-5]
- how do the methods compare to each other [1-2]
- weak points of each method [1]
- your suggestions for improvements *** [1-2]
- conclusions [1]

- 10% clarity of problem description
- 10% strength of 'motivation'
- 50% clarity of description of each method
- 20% comparison of methods
- 10% suggestions for improvements