Senior Thesis Writer's Group

Contact Information

  • Raymond Perkins, raymondp(@)princeton(.)edu
  • Emmanuel Ekwedike, ekwedike(@)princeton(.)edu

Meeting Information

  • Writing Day - Friday 3/31/17, 1PM-5PM. Sherrerd Hall Computer Lab.
  • Writing Day - Friday 3/23/17, 1PM-5PM. Sherrerd Hall Computer Lab.
  • Writing Day - Friday 3/9/17, 1PM-5PM. Sherrerd Hall Computer Lab.
  • Writing Day - Friday 2/24/17, 1PM-5PM. Sherrerd Hall Computer Lab.
  • Writing Day - Friday 2/10/17, 1PM-5PM. Sherrerd Hall Computer Lab.
  • MATLAB Workshop - Date: 12/9/16. Location: Sherrerd Hall Computer Lab.
  • LaTeX Workshop - Date: 11/11/16. Location: Sherrerd Hall Computer Lab.
  • Library/Data Workshop - Date: 10/17/16, 4:30PM-6:00PM. Location: Sherrerd Hall Rm 101.

Important Dates

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Senior Thesis Prospectus
  • Friday, October 15, 2016, Last day to drop ORF 478
  • Monday, November 14, 2016, Fall Term Progress Report
  • Monday, February 6, 2017, Deadline of the Interim Progress Report
  • Monday, April 17, 2017, 4:30pm Deadline for Senior Thesis (four copies due: two hard bound, two electronic)
  • Thursday, May 11, 2017, Oral Presentations

Resources

Library

Funding

Funding is provided by the School of Engineering and Applied Science for theses which require financial support. Dean Bogucki will email applications in early October and February. Additional financial support is also available through the ORFE department, contact Tara Zigler with a proposal detailing the research, reason for funding, and amount requested. Common requests for funding: storage, hosting, software licenses, data, and other computing hardware.

Writing

Journals and Books

Data

Programming Help

Matlab

R

Python

AMPL

Miscellaneous Statistical Software Help

LaTeX Help

Instructions: download MiKTeX and WinEdt on your computer first and then unzip the file above into a directory. Then simply open the 'thesis.tex' from WinEdt and press the PDF TeXify icon. Quite probably you will need to install a couple more packages the first time you compile the file. Just press 'Install' or run 'install.packages("name_of_the_packet")'.

This is how the sample thesis pdf file will look like (.pdf file) after you compile it.

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