CSL860: Presentation Guidelines
The presentation section of the class is intended to help introduce
the class to important research areas within the broader area of
network communication theory. Each paper should be a guide in
illuminating the area it represents. The following guidelines should
be followed for the presentations.
Guidelines for readers
- Read the paper once and get an idea of the results.
- Make a bibliography of previous work which may be worth
- Augment the bibilography by searching for papers which refer to
the paper you're reading.
- Select some of the previous work and some of the subsequent work
and read those papers with the intention of determining their
relation to the paper you are reading. Your presentation must
contain discussion of this.
- Read the paper and break it down in terms of central ideas
versus details. Discuss with me what exactly you will present out
of the paper.
- Make the presentation using chalkboard or a laptop. I'd prefer
the presentation to be made using chalkboard. You have 45-50
Guidelines for discussants
- Read the paper and understand the results.
- Carefully read the previous work section of the paper and formulate questions
to ask the presenter.
- Come to the presentation with a list of questions to ask the
- questions on previous work .
- thoughts about
- doubts regarding the proofs or other technical
- Once the presentation is over you will be leading the discussion
on the paper so get together with the other discussant and prepare
an outline of how the discussion will proceed.