NSF Proposal Summary

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NSF Proposal Summary (Team projects of 4 people)

Write a one-page Proposal for research to NSF (could be NIH or other agencies) in response to an NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Program Announcement on a topic that your team agrees on. It should use the Heilmeyer Criteria as a guide (see book Section 6.5) to writing. Use the NSF Grant Proposal Guide to learn about the formatting and the requirements for Intellectual Merit and Broader Impact. You should specify whether your project is 1, 2 or 3 years, and what you will produce in each year. You do not have to develop a budget, but assume you will spend less than $300K per year.

The challenge is to describe an appropriate project with enough detail about the method and goals, while keeping in one page.

1) Program Announcement name and title of your team's proposal is due 9pm Monday April 13, 2015 (send email to ben@cs.umd.edu).

2) Draft is due 9pm Monday April 27, 2015 (Post PDF on the bottom of this web page)

3) Critique (done individually) is due noon Friday May 1, 2015 (send email to authors (no attachments) and ben@cs.umd.edu)

4) Final version is due 9pm Monday May 4, 2015 (Post revised PDF on the bottom of this page)

5) Presentations in Class: NSF Proposal Summaries

Locational Infrastructure for AR-Assisted Search and Navigation (Edit 1) - Team 4: Greg, Eric, Josh Brulé, and Xuetong. Response to CHS.

Provably secure proof of identity from the silicon up - Dorri, Faezeh, Koc, Ugur, Ruef, Andrew, and Yang, Weiwei. Response to SaTC TWC.

Model-Based Testing Combining Static and Dynamic Analysis - Nicholas Chong-Eng Fung, Zebao Gao, Mohamed Khaled Gunady and Emily Kowalczyk. Response to Expeditions in Computing.

Large-Scale Graph Exploration and Analytics on Relational Data - Konstantinos Xirogiannopoulos, Zheng Xu, Hossein Esfandiari, Peter Sutor Jr. In Response to NSF

Visual Analytics System for Distress Situation Awareness using Retrieved Images from Social Networks - Mahyar Najibi, Deok Gun Park and Alex Memory, in response to RI.

Unsupervised detection of genomic interaction motifs - Assaf Magen, Xi Yi, Nikolaos Kofinas, Nicholas Labich

Algorithmic Enhancements to Disease Propagation Models - Ahmed Abdelrazek, Brian Brubach, Neal Gupta, and Karthik Sankararaman. Response to Algorithms in the Field (AitF).

Evolving the Internet for Scalability and Security with Content-Centric Networking - Stephen Herwig, Mingchao Shao, Arunesh Mathur, and Benjamin Bengfort. Response to CNS Core Programs.

Analyzing Big Data, from Social Networks to Neuroscience - Melika Abolhasani, Bor-Chun Chen, Ahmed Ghoneim and Saeed Seddighin. In Response to NSF BD Hubs

Using Mixed Reality to study 3D Microscopic Data - Joshua Bradley, Varun Manjunatha, Youndo Lee, Hong Wei. In Response to Expeditions in Computing

PAL: A Personalized, Adaptive Learning Tool for K-12 Education - Alison Smith, Sina Deghani, Huijing Gong, Mahmoud Sayed. In Response to Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies