David Brown | Science Building, N2091
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Sukhjit Sehra | Science Building, N2091
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Introduction to the study of data structures and their applications. Recursion, searching, sorting. Queues, stacks, heaps. Introduction to the analysis of algorithms, big “O” notation.
3 lecture hours, 2.5 lab hours
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To learn how to create and use data structures in computer programs.
To gain an understanding of algorithm design and analysis.
To get an introduction to software engineering concepts.
The PCs in the public labs can be used by you for your assignments. We use the Python programming language and the Eclipse / PyDev IDE (Integrated Development Environment). We will provide you with more information about the computing facilities in your first lab.
Python is a programming language used extensively on the World Wide Web. Eclipse is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) program. Together with the PyDev plug-in it eases the task of writing and executing programs written in Python. Python, Eclipse, and PyDev are all freely available from the Internet, and we provide instructions for downloading and installing them in the Resources section of this page.
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Students must pass the final exam in order to pass the course.
Note: this schedule is subject to change.
Friday, 8:30 am
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