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6.UAT Oral Communication
Spring 2019

Paper Options for 6.UAT Chalk Talk Assignment

Here are the paper options for the chalk talk in no particular order. They span a number of fields (hopefully we got the field right) and the more difficult papers include a bonus that will be added to your talk grade just for attempting that paper.

Please note the Paper # of the ones that interest you, and sign up for one of them when the sign up wiki becomes available on the course website - see announcements (first come first served, maximum of one student per paper in a given recitation section).

Paper #1: Fake News Detection with Deep Diffusive Network Model (machine learning)

Paper #2: Enabling Blockchain Innovations with Pegged Sidechains (cryptography)

Paper #3: The Plenoptic Function and the Elements of Early Vision (computer vision)

Paper #4: Networking across Boundaries: Enabling Wireless Communication through the Water-Air Interface (communication networks, signals)

Paper #5: Macaroons: Cookies with Contextual Caveats for Decentralized Authorization in the Cloud (security)

Paper #6: The Case for Learned Index Structures (machine learning, data structures)

Paper #7: A 180-mV Subthreshold FFT Processor Using a Minimum Energy Design Methodology (power electronics)

Paper #8:Merge-based Parallel Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiplication (linear algebra)

Paper #9: Synthesizing Transformations on Hierarchically Structured Data (inference)

Paper #10: cISP: A Speed-of-Light Internet Service Provider (networking)

Paper #11: Auto-Encoding Variational Bayes (probability) bonus +0.1

Paper #12: Hindsight Experience Replay (machine learning) bonus +0.2