← CSC 590 Thesis Seminar

Background and literature review

I’m grateful to Sumona Mukhopadhyay for giving me this assignment write-up, which I used with slight changes.

Please submit a 1–2 page PDF discussing currently relevant related work to your thesis. The goal here is not simply to summarise your chosen papers, but rather to specifically tie them to each other and to your proposed thesis work.

Select at least 5 papers to discuss in detail. There may be other peripheral references that you don’t dive into too deeply.

Your description should address:

How to choose papers to summarise

You’ll want to choose papers in your area that roughly meet one or more of the following criteria: