Your content should include the following:
Cover Sheet A title, your names, and an abstract with no more than 200 words.
Introduction An expanded version of your abstract, which introduces the question, states the rationale for trying to answer it, briefly describes your data, identifies the methods you apply to the data, and summarizes the findings.
Motivation Why have you chosen to analyze this topic? Is there a compelling social reason? Does it contribute to scholarship? This can include a literature review (but dont overdo it). Description of your data. You are free to choose any data you wish, of any size, although you must include a justification for the choice of data, and acknowledge the source. You will need to document any format conversions or pre-processing steps you have applied to the data prior to analysis. Someone else should be able to reproduce your analysis from the raw data. You should also present some basic summary statistics about the data, prior to analysis.
Description of your methods. What techniques will you apply to analyze the data? Is there a precedent (in previous scholarly literature) for applying such methods to data similar to yours? Defend why the application of the methods is appropriate.
Results Apply the methods, present the findings. Be sure to be explicit about any steps taken.
Conclusions What conclusions on the question can we draw from the results?