Structure of the final proposal (2-column paper) (Latex template) Title of proposal (max words 20 words) List of people and companies associated with the project (including those you might need input from or data from) (max 20 words) Sources of data needed for the project, if any (max 30 words) The proposal Background + context + scope (max 200 words). Describe the context of application and provide the reader with some background and main notions/concepts Informal description of the problem (max 200 words) Describe the problem you wish to tackle informally Literature review + state-of-the art approaches to solve problem + gaps (max 750 words) Identify and describe the relevant peer-reviewed papers you have read (30+) in the identified context . Identify and describe the state-of-the-art approaches to solve the problem. Identify and describe the gaps of the state of the art approaches (these will inform the subsequent research question) Research question (max 70 words) Hypothesis/hypotheses + research objective/s (max 200 words) Informally define the hypothesis or hypotheses Define the research objective for each defined hypothesis and describe the research methodologies to achieve the objective and test the hypothesis Design/implementation (max 500 words) Describe your solution/experiment (using first an appropriate multi-layer diagram and subsequently describing each step in detail) Provide details about how you are going to implement in practice the solution (eg. programming languages, technologies employed, execution of surveys) Specify details of dataset (eg. the set of dependent/independent variables, scales and ranges) Evaluation of designed solution (max 300 words) Describe how you are going to evaluate your solution/experiment with a high-level description Describe in detail how you are going to evaluate the results and how you are going to accept/reject each defined hypothesis Describe how findings are related to the research question Bibliography References – using the APA7 style (max 1000 words) Activities Timeframe for each activity planned in the proposal (1 line per activity) + a gantt chart(max 200 words) Appendix The slides of the presentations as well as the formative feedback collected/generated during the semester An example of a correct proposal can be found here http://lucalongo.eu/courses/2020-2021/researchDesign/semester1/material/example_good_proposal.pdf DO NOT FORGET to put in the appendix of your proposal all the presentations (pdfs) done in class during the semester as well as all the formative feedback you have generated and obtained from other students. If these are not present, marks achieved during the semester cannot be confirmed. DO NOT SUBMIT other files: embed everything in the appendix of the proposal.