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Presentations Place and Date
- If the number of students in a group is N, then 4N minutes will be allocated for the group presentation including questions and answers; i.e. 16 minutes for a group of 4 members.
- Maximum of 3N minutes is allocated for the actual presentation.
- Maximum of N minutes is allocated for Questions and Answers.
- About N minutes should be dedicated to the Introduction, and Conclusion.
- The remaining minutes are expected to be equally divided between the students.
- Every student must participate is the oral presentation for a minimum of 2 minutes.
- There is only time for presenting the main points.
- Details of the work should be left for the Poster Session.
- Groups are expected to including the following parts in their presentations.
- Introduction [Group]
- Overview and Background
- Objectives and Specifications
- Motivations and Significance
- General Approach
- Performance [Individual]
- Methods and Techniques
- Challenges and Solutions
- Results and Discussions
- Conclusion [Group]
- Contributions and Innovations
- Future Work
Presentations Marking Scheme
- There will be only one mark assigned to the whole group and its members.
- Exceptions are cases were examiners indicate that some group members should receive a separate mark because of one of the following.
- Lack of significant contributions.
- Significant extra contributions.
- Students in a group will receive separate marks for their term work, posters, and reports.
- Presentations are marked based on the following criteria, 4 marks each, total of 20.
- Introduction (overview, motivations, objectives)
- Technical Effort (methods, challenges, alternative solutions)
- Achievements (results, contributions, innovations)
- Knowledge (background, discussions, future work, Q&A)
- Quality (organization and flow, talks clarity, slides appearance)
- A student absent from the oral presentation without a legitimate excuse will only receive half of the group mark.
- Groups are responsible for ensuring their slides are presentable on IMS computers.
- During presentations there won’t be time for connecting different laptops and devices.
- Presentations must be submitted online through students login.