Your final term paper should be about 3000 – 6000 words The paper should show professional polish in organization, logic of exposition, and mechanics of writing such as spelling, punctuation, grammar and clarity. You should read completely and cite at least three references (preferably more). At least two of these should be academic papers that are indexed either in the ACM Digital Library or in IEEE Xplore
I suggest that you follow IEEE style in formatting your paper and in citing references. (See: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html).
Usual sections of such a paper are as follows, though some variation is acceptable:
• Abstract (usually write this LAST)
• Introduction (explain the problem you are addressing)
• Related Work (summarize what others have said about your topic)
• — other sections with your contribution to the topic —
• Conclusions (bri