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ECE 2984 Lecture 14: LAUNCH Joseph Baker (ECE Dept) ECE 2984: Exploration of Space Lecture 14: Launch
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Course Project Pick any topic relevant to the material covered in the course that U nd teresting YOU find interesting. Do some detailed analysis related to your topic. Write up the results of the analysis in a formal research report of professional quality. I will not choose a topic for you, but I am perfectly happy to iscuss y eas u ight ave nd elp u rmulate discuss any ideas you might have and help you formulate a research plan. I know from experience that different students respond to course rojects ry ifferent ays projects in very different ways. Some students just want to get the project out of the way as quickly as possible. Joseph Baker (ECE Dept) ECE 2984: Exploration of Space Lecture 14: Launch Other students like to bite off something more substantial.
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Course Project Options art f y b hen ading e roject y nd gure ut ow Part of my job when grading the project is to try and figure out how much work has gone into it and give extra credit where applicable. Acknowledging this fact, I see three broad options for the project: OPTION 1 (Easy): A book report in which your “research” is basicallyto gather information already out there and organize it into your own report. No real data analysis is involved. Probably worth a “B”. OPTION 2(Moderate) : A“cut and paste” data analysis in which you pull together bits and pieces from various sources and draw suitable conclusions. It involves data analysis but no new tools are developed. OPTION 3(Hard) : A comprehensive data analysis involving reading data, manipulating data, and producing data plots. It probably involves eveloping ew ftware alysis ols igible r tra edit Joseph Baker (ECE Dept) ECE 2984: Exploration of Space Lecture 14: Launch developing new software analysis tools. Eligible for extra credit.
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Project Research Plan A comprehensive project will involve elements of the following: Carrying out a survey of the literature relevant to your chosen topic Obtaining a digital dataset relevant to your topic Manipulation and analysis of the dataset you have acquired Comparison of your data analysis results with other previous results rm nclusions out e gnificance f ur ata nalysis sults Firm conclusions about the significance of your data analysis results SPECIAL NOTE: The research you submit must be your own work and the report must include appropriate references when you discuss other people’sresults. When you submit thereport you will berequired to: Pledge that the work is entirely your own work. Pledge that the work was done s ecifically for this course. Joseph Baker (ECE Dept) ECE 2984: Exploration of Space Lecture 14: Launch g py
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Course Project Report Make sure the project report has the following required sections: 1. Cover page (i.e. Title, Author, and Abstract) 2. Introduction (i.e. Background Information) 3. Description of Datasets 4. Results (i.e. Main Data Analysis Section)
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