Frequently Asked Questions
This is a mini-research paper. It applies a specific scientific or mathematical technique to a small, narrowly defined topic. The writing sample will be evaluated based on the clarity of writing, strength of argumentation, correct usage of scientific methods, and appropriate citation of relevant literature. Length varies between subfields, but should not exceed 16 pages.
This is a short documentation (~2 pages) of a decently sized programming project the applicant has worked on or is currently working on. The documentation must include a link to the source code, ideally on a public hosting platform such as Github or Gitlab. If the applicant is not the sole author of the code, their specific contributions must be clearly indicated. The documentation should describe the general problem to be solved and important design aspects of the solution. It may also include future plans for new features.