This assignment constitutes the first step towards the ultimate goal of writing a
Identify and describe a specific research topic you would like to investigate.
Your description should include:
Here is an example containing all elements.
- The broad research area and the specific topic you plan to investigate.
- A brief description of your topic (1 paragraph).
- A paragraph describing the motivation for your topic. Explain why
your topic is interesting and important.
- Two to five papers in the area that you will use as a starting point, preferably
with short descriptions of why you think this is a relevant/useful paper.