Introduction to CS 491 / 2 Senior Design Project I / II

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Introduction to
CS 491 / 2
Senior Design Project I / II
Prof. Dr. H. Altay Güvenir
Course Description
• Capstone design project.
• Technical and innovative group project
• Emphasizing engineering design principles on a specific topic in any
field of computer science and engineering.
• CS 491: Documentation on the specifications, analysis and the high
level design of the project.
• CS 492: Documentation on the low level design and the
implementation of the project and an oral presentation, including a
demo.
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The process
• Form a team of 3, 4 or 5 students
• Come up with an innovative project idea (The hardest part)
• Choose a supervisor
• Supervisor: Assesses the project if
• It is a Capstone design project
• Time and number of members are suitable
• It is innovative. Sends you to one of the Innovation Experts
• http://www.cs.bilkent.edu.tr/CS491-2/current/innovation/experts.html
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Innovation Experts
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Prepare a presentation describing your project
It should last about an hour
Make an appointment
Go to the designated Innovation Expert
Present your project
Ask for suggestions
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Evaluation of Innovativeness
• Innovation Expert will fill in the following form:
• Assessment of Innovativeness form
• Questions:
• What is the nature of the innovation in the project?
• Are there similar products, systems, services, or technologies in the market? If
there are, what are the differences in relevant aspects, such as cost,
efficiency, usability?
• Who are the potential users?
• Grade: out of 20. It is the 20% of your CS 491 grade
• Return the form to your project supervisor
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Reports
• CS 491:
• Project Specifications, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2015
• Analysis Report, Monday, Mar. 30, 2015
• High-Level Design Report, Friday, May 15, 2014
• CS 492:
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Low-Level Design Report, Monday, Sep. 28, 2015
Final Report, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015
Presentations & Demonstrations: Schedule, Dec. 14 -18, 2015
CS Fair
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What is new?
• Starting this year, we have 2 hours / week for seminars
• This is the first of these seminars
• Attendance to the seminars is required
• Seminars are only in CS 491
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Questions / Comments ?
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