Fall 2019 - CMPT 307 D100
Data Structures and Algorithms (3)
Class Number: 8908
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCC 9000, Burnaby
We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 4, 2019
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
1 778 782-3133
Prerequisites:CMPT 225, MACM 201, MATH 151 (or MATH 150), and MATH 232 or 240.
Analysis and design of data structures for lists, sets, trees, dictionaries, and priority queues. A selection of topics chosen from sorting, memory management, graphs and graph algorithms.
The objective of this course is to introduce concepts and problem-solving techniques that are used in the design and analysis of efficient algorithms. This is done by studying various algorithms, algorithmic techniques, and data structures.
- Algorithms with Numbers: Asymptotics, Arithmetic, Cryptography, Hashing, Randomization
- Divide-and-Conquer: Recurrences, Sorting, Selection, Lower bounds, Fast Fourier Transform
- Graphs: Graph Searches and Applications, Trees, Shortest paths, Priority queues and heaps
- Greedy Algorithms: Spanning trees, Disjoint sets, Amortized analysis, Huffman encoding
- Dynamic Programming: Shortest paths, Longest subsequences, Edit distance, Sequence alignment
- Introduction to NP-Completeness: Reductions, Approximation algorithms
- Linear Programming
The course grade will be based on a midterm exam and final examination. There will be some graded assignments as well. The exact grade distribution will be announced during the first week of classes in a detailed course outline.
Students must attain an overall passing grade on the weighted average of exams in the course in order to obtain a clear pass (C- or better).
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
- Algorithm Design, J. Kleinberg, E. Tardos, Addison Wesley, 2006, 9780321295354
- Introduction to Algorithms (3rd Edition), T.H. Cormen, C.E. Leiserson, R.L. Rivest, C. Stein, MIT Press, 2009, 9780262033848
- S. Dasgupta, C. Papadimitriou, U. Vazirani
- McGraw-Hill Higher Education
- An e-text version is available: ISBN 9780077244330
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