CMP717: Image Processing

Spring 2018


Depending on the class enrollment, each student is required to present one or two papers over the course of the semester. Each presentation should be clear, well organized and very technical, and roughly 30 minutes long. The presenter should read the assigned paper in detail and be prepared to effectively lead the class discussion on the paper.

To prepare your presentation, you can use any presentation tool (e.g., Powerpoint, Keynote, LaTex) provided that the tool has options to export the slides to PDF. You are allowed to reuse the material already exist on the web as long as you clearly cite the source of the media that you have used in your presentation. Extra credit will be awarded to those students who also conduct some experiments demonstrating how the method works in practice.

Deadline: You should meet with the instructor 3-4 days before the presentation date to discuss your slides, and the presentation should be submitted by the night before the class.

Suggested Outline:

  • High-level overview of the paper (main contributions)
  • Problem statement and motivation (clear definition of the problem, why it is interesting and important)
  • Key technical ideas (overview of the approach)
  • Experimental set-up (datasets, evaluation metrics, applications)
  • Strengths and weaknesses (discussion of the results obtained)
  • Connections with other work (how it relates to other approaches, its similarities and differences)
  • Future direction (open research questions)

The presentations will be graded according to this rubric.

In the Spring 2018 semester, we will read and discuss these papers.