For each proposal presented in class, each group is responsible for
developing one well considered critique based on the written and oral
proposals. The groups receiving the critiques will also evaluate the
importance of your critiques, so spend some time thinking about what
needs to be said.
Project proposal referee report
Overall Rating: For each of these criteria, rate the proposal as
"excellent", "good", "fair", or "poor". Feel free to add comments below.
What is the main contribution of the proposed work? (What is novel?
Is the contribution in developing new algorithm/technique or novel
integration of known techniques?)
If successful, will this project make a significant contribution?
If the experiments are completed as proposed, will this project
convince you that it has achieved its stated goals? If so,
identify and explain your understanding of the crucial
experiment. If not, explain why the experiments
fall short and suggest ways to improve them.
Do you believe this project is likely to succeed?
What is the biggest risk to this project accomplishing its goals?
List any suggestions for improving the approach or strategy that you
Quality of Plan
Should this proposal be nominated for the "best proposal" award?