Call for Students Projects showcase & competition

The Program Committee for CoRI 2016 is happy to call for student project showcase to demonstrate the innovative ideas and projects in front of a number of national and international renowned researchers, authors, participants, entrepreneurs, industrialists, young professionals and students from different universities all over the world who will be attending the conference in person or watching online via live streaming

Information for participants:

Undergraduate and Graduate students from different universities (individual / team wise) are invited to participate in the project competition by considering the following points:

  • Each team can have maximum of 3 members.
  • The necessary supporting materials for the project showcasing must be submitted as part of the application materials
  • The project must be set up for showcasing before starting the competition.
  • The project must be innovative and original working software
  • The project must have specific relevance to millennium development goals

Project proposal guidelines

As part of the review process, the software will be built from the sources. All source code, license, installation instructions, and other documentation must be available on a public web page or on publicly available software repositories such as GitHub, Bitbucket, etc. License compatibility with other open source software is encouraged. Dependencies on non-open source third-party software are discouraged, with the exception of operating systems and freely available commercial packages.

The interested individuals/teams will be required to complete the registration form (below) on or before August 12, 2016 and upload a short proposal on their projects. The proposal can be of any formats (doc, pdf) and must include:

  1. Project title
  2. Team name
  3. A downloadable link to a compressed archive file that contains the source codes and executables
  4. The permanent link for the open source software (e.g., GitHub, Bitbucket, Sourceforge, Google Code, SVN).
  5. Project summary including project objectives and specific millennium development goals that the project is addressing   (less than 300 words)
  6. A brief description containing methods, block-diagrams and screenshots for the project
  7. Outcome and future plans of the project
  8. The jury, consisting of a team of Computer experts from Academia, Business and Industry will select the champion, first runner up and second runner up.

Guideline for accepted entries

Authors of accepted entries will be invited to present and demonstrate their software as part of the regular conference program.

In addition, accepted summary report will be included in a special section of the conference proceedings

Awards

  • Each participant will get a certificate of participation.
  • The overall winning entry, and 2 runners-up individuals or teams, as judged by reviewers and Program Committee, will be recognized formally at the Award Night of CoRI 2016 and be presented with a special plaque and monetary award.

 


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