Seoul National University
M1522.000900 Data Structure
Fall 2018 - U Kang

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Course Information

This undergraduate level course covers fundamental algorithms and data structures used in computer programming. Data structures are ways of organizing data within a computer's storage so that some desired operations may be performed on that data easily or efficiently. Algorithms are sequences of operations that, usually, take some input data and produce some desired output. Together, they form the foundation of computer programming.
The topics to be covered include abstrract data types, trees, hashing, sorting, graphs, string match, and algorithm design techniques.

Schedule

Date Topic Notice
Sep. 4 Introduction
6 Data Structures and Algorithms (Chapter 1)
11 Mathematical Preliminaries (Chapter 2)
13 Mathematical Preliminaries 2 (Chapter 2) Homework 1 out
18 Algorithm Analysis (Chapter 3)
20 Algorithm Analysis 2 (Chapter 3) Homework 2 out
25 Lists, Stacks, and Queues (Chapter 4)
27 Lists, Stacks, and Queues 2 (Chapter 4) Programming 1 out
Oct. 2 Lists, Stacks, and Queues 3 (Chapter 4): use last lecture's slide Homework 3 out
4 Binary Trees (Chapter 5)
9 Binary Trees 2 (Chapter 5) Programming 2 out
11 Binary Trees 3 (Chapter 5)
16 Binary Trees 4 (Chapter 5) Homework 4 out
18 Non-Binary Trees (Chapter 6)
23, 25 Midterm
30 Non-Binary Trees 2 (Chapter 6) Homework 5 out
Nov. 1 Internal Sorting (Chapter 7)
6 Internal Sorting 2 (Chapter 7)
8 Internal Sorting 3 (Chapter 7) Programming 3 out
13 Internal Sorting 4 (Chapter 7) Homework 6 out
15 Searching (Chapter 9)
20 Searching 2 (Chapter 9) Programming 4 out
22 Searching 3 (Chapter 9) Homework 7 out
27 Graphs (Chapter 11)
29 Graphs 2 (Chapter 11)
Dec. 4 Graphs 3 (Chapter 11) Homework 8 out
6 Conclusion
11, 13 Final

Grading

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Textbook

The text book is
A Practical Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis, Edition 3.2 (Java Version), Mar 28, 2013 by Cliff A. Shaffer. (available in online)

Prerequisite


Last modified Dec. 3, 2018, by U Kang