The course project is built up over the course of the semester in stages. All written submissions should be formatted according to ACL 2012 guidelines (see formatting instructions and Word and Latex templates). Use of Latex is encouraged.All submissions are via Blackboard.
Articulate some ideas for what you might like to do for your course project.
Describe the project, relevant
background. Topic ideas will be discussed in class prior to the
proposal draft due date. Students interested in working in pairs on
their projects are welcome to do so, but should discuss this with the
The progress report is a revision and extension of the proposal. It should take into account all comments given on the proposal. Expect it to require significant rewriting, as opposed to just editing of the proposal. In addition, it should include an update on progress to date.
The final report builds on the progress report and presents the project results and conclusions
Each student will give a presentation on his or her project in the last week of class. Requirements: