Additional requirements for students taking CS644

Students enrolled in CS644 are required to carry out a literature survey related to any specific area of compiler construction. A survey should include a minimum of 3 papers that the student has carefully read. The student should summarize and explain the papers in a coherent and organized way. At least 1/3 of the survey should address the student's personal views on the topic including, but not limited to, discussing the contributions and limitations of the literature surveyed.

Each student is required to meet the instructor at least once by February 6th, 2017 to discuss a topic of interest. A meeting can be scheduled by emailing the instructor directly. It is recommended that the student performs some preliminary search of a topic of interest before attending the meeting.

By February 13th, 2017, email the instructor a 1-2 page survey topic proposal (in PDF format) addressing the following:

By April 3rd, 2017, submit the completed survey (maximum 6 pages) through email to the instructor, as a PDF file formatted using the ACM Proceedings format.

The 20% marks allotted to this literature survey will be awarded based on the following breakdown: