Midterm Presentations
CS520, Spring 2007

Due: Wednesday, May 2

Please upload your midterm presentation slides to CSNS. One submission from each group is sufficient. Note that file uploading will be disabled automatically after 11:59PM of the due date, so please turn in your work on time.

Midterm presentations will be group presentations, and each group should consist of three or four students. Each group must choose to present one of the papers listed in the Papers section. Each group member must present at least 10 minutes, and each presentation must be at least 30 minutes and no more than 45 minutes. Please let me know what paper you choose by Friday, April 20. Paper selection is first-come-first-serve.

Your presentation should cover the following aspects of the paper you selected:

And here are some of the things I'll look for in each presenter:

Total points for the midterm presentation is 20, half of which is for the presentation as a whole, and the other half is for individual performance.


6:10PM - 10PM, Wednesday, May 2

1. Anuj, Richard, and Sepideh - Knowing the User's Every Move - User Activity Tracking for Website Usability Evaluation and Implicit Interaction, by Richard Atterer, Monika Wnuk, and Albrecht Schmidt.
2. Cheralyn, Kelly, and Nick - Demographic Prediction based on User's Browsing Behavior, by Jian Hu, Hua-Jun Zeng, Hua Li, Cheng Niu, and Zheng Chen.
3. Bharat, Nidhi, and Sumathie - Consistency-preserving Caching of Dynamic Database Content, by Niraj Tolia and M. Satyanarayanan.
4. Chang-yin, Chao, and Yvon - Automatic Identification of User Interest For Personalized Search, by Feng Qiu and Junghoo Cho.
5. Dan, Gail, Joan, and Tristan - Probabilistic Models for Discovering E-Communities, by Ding Zhou, Eren Manavoglu,Jia Li, C. Lee Giles, and Hongyuan Zha.