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'Image Analysis.' Undergraduate Research Project Application Form.

INSTRUCTIONS - PROFESSORS: Fill out Sections A & B then submit this form online. (You will receive an email copy of the form. The Office for Undergraduate Research in Science will also post the project online, indicating whether the project is open for students to apply or taken.) DONE
INSTRUCTIONS - STUDENTS: You may receive this form by email, or you may download it after it has been posted. Either way, print this form. Complete and sign Section C on the hardcopy. Ask your supervisor to sign Section D. Take it to the department corresponding to the course number in Section A (this may or may not be your own department). Do not register for a '396' course on Minerva until you receive departmental permission.
INSTRUCTIONS - DEPARTMENTS: After the unit chair/director/designate approves (or not) this project, notify student. If approved, please give student permission to register on Minerva, and fax this form (with signatures) to the Office for Undergraduate Research in Science.
QUESTIONS OR FEEDBACK? Contact Victor Chisholm by email, or phone 514-398-5964.
SECTION A: SUPERVISOR INFORMATION
Name: Margaret Kalacska
Email: margaret [dot] kalacska [at] mcgill [dot] ca (margaret dot kalacska at mcgill dot ca)
Phone:  
Website:  
Supervisor's department: Geography
Course number: GEOG396 (Geography)
SECTION B: PROJECT INFORMATION
Term: Winter 2010-2011
Project start date: January 4, 2011
Project end date: April 8, 2011
Project title: Image Analysis
Project description: Using a set of pattern classification tools the student will examine the potential degradation of greyscale images of latent prints with the objective of quantifying changes over time to the quality of the images.
Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.
Other prerequisite, if applicable: Experience with Matlab desireable
Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): lab notebook 10 %, biweekly progress reports, 15%, final report 50%, final presentation 25%
Other project information: All work on this project must be completed at the designated computer laboratory.
Project status - This project is: Open to applicants
How students can apply: Bring a printed copy of this application form and your advising transcript to me during office hours.
If other, please specify:  
Ethics, safety, and training
Which of the following, if any, is involved? None
Animal subjects [ ]
Human subjects [ ]
Biohazardous substances [ ]
Radioactive materials [ ]
Handling chemicals [ ]
Using lasers [ ]
Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students.
SECTION C: STUDENT INFORMATION
Do not complete this section unless/until the student is identified.
Name:  
McGill ID:  
Email (first [dot] last [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca):  
Phone:  
Program (E.g., B.Sc. Maj. Chem. Min. Biol.):  
Level (U0 / U1 / U2 / U3):  
Student signature - I have not applied for another '396' course in this term:  
SECTION D: APPROVALS.
Do not complete this section unless/until the student is identified.
Supervisor: I give my permission for the student identified in section C to register for this project under my supervision.
Supervisor's signature:  
Date:  
Unit chair/director/designate: I certify that this project conforms to departmental requirements for 396 courses.
Unit chair/director/designate's name:  
Unit chair/director/designate's signature:  
Date: