Term Project Kickoff Continued (Tue Nov 5, lecture 18) previous next
We hear the kickoff presentations from each team

Homework due for today

Legend: : Participation (pass/fail) | : PDF | : Team | : Attachment

  • Teams: Prepare a presentation explaining your project, with specifics. The presentation should use slides, take less than 10 minutes, and should include specifics on what the specific goal is, and technical issues and how you will handle them, and what your evidence is that you have at least a 75% chance of success. Deliverable: Your slides as a powerpoint file
  • Project work should be occupying at least 8 hours per week outside of class. For teams, you should be meeting face to face regularly.

Big changes coming

  • From today on, we move to project-based work
  • We will follow a modified Scrum process
  • One iteration (or sprint) per week
  • Each team gives a demo every week
  • Each team prepares a very brief project update every week

Robotics Sprints

  • Every Friday is a new sprint. We are currently in Sprint 1
  • Each team needs to:
    • gives a 2 minute update of their progress (stand ups)
    • give a demo as planned the previous week
    • describe what they are planning for the coming week
    • describe the demo for next week
    • Submit this as a progress update assignment


present Each team presents their project, 10 mins max.
  • Presentations, Discussions

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