Paper 2

CS 641 Paper, Dr. Lawlor

Again, I'd like you to write a research paper.  It doesn't have to be a completely novel topic (no paper actually is), and it doesn't have to describe only your own work (referencing other people's work is always recommended), but it has to look like a research paper, and consist of 100% your own writing.

It is perfectly OK if paper 2 extends work you did in paper 1.

Research or Applied Topics

Any of the topics from paper 1 are fine, or now we also have some more recent material:


Let me remind you that according to the syllabus, the two papers together make up 40% of your final grade.  I will generously consider your outlines as consisting of half of paper 1, but most folks don't have many points left to lose from paper 2!