AE-790 - Final Project
Intelligent Building


This project is essentially the same as Assignment #4, but should incorporate comments you receive back and remove all grammar and spelling problems. You will also be graded for a brief class presentation related to your project.

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Work in the same team or individually as on Project #4.

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The following will be be used to assess your success in meeting the project's requirements. Note that each project will be "weighted" as shown on the grading to determine the overall term grade.

General advice - BE SPECIFIC, you'll only get an average grade if you give generalities without specific numbers, details, examples to back up your generality.

Average Work (approx. 60%)
Excellent Work = Average +
Possible Points

Class Presentation

  • 10 minute presentation of your in-depth CMap
  • Polished presentation using CMap and relevant images.
  • Explicit connection to overall Intelligent Building topic


Overall CMap

  • Overall CMap of your understanding of an Intelligent Building exists and is mounted on the CMap course site.
  • Your CMap is linked to the overall class CMap(s) and other student's work that has been mounted.
  • Annotations to concepts on the class site show how your work enhances that of the class (these are noted in your paper).


Depth CMap

  • CMap reflecting your exploration of some area of an Intelligent building
  • Explicit links show the relationship to problems defined in assignment #2
  • OR You add a problem to the Assignment #2 area that is addressed by your CMap



  • 1,000 word paper draft addressing the issues raised by your general and depth CMaps.
  • In this final version the grammar, spelling and overall logic are expected to be polished.
  • Paper explicitly addresses the issues in a way related to your "concentration" or area of professional practice, incorporating the initial problem (Assignment #2) identified (or the new one defined).


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Updated: 4/2/06