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Course Description: This course introduces the student to various data structures and advanced algorithmic concepts. These concepts will be put into practice using C++ for programming projects. These data structures will be covered: stacks, trees, graphs, queues, linked lists. These concepts will be covered: recursion, sorting, searching, hashing. Space and time complexities of algorithms will be analyzed. Pre-requisites: CS219. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, Internet, videos, web sites, and creative writings. The instructor will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues, and contradictions. Helping students to develop life-long learning skill is the goal of education.
Learning Outcomes:The main goal of the course is to provide the student with an understanding of data structures and advanced algorithmic concepts, and the ability to demonstrate creativity and problem-solving skills in C++. On completion of this course, the student should be able to
Course Assessment: Required readings, homework assignments, examinations, C++ programming assignments.
Grading: Make-up examinations must be scheduled prior to the date of the examination. The final grade will be determined as follows:
Homework Assignments 15%
Programming Assignments 30%
Midterm Exam 25%
Midterm Exam 25%
A = 100 – 90
B = 89 – 80
C = 79 – 70
D = 69 – 60
F = below 60
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assignments are due on the due date, no credit for late assignments.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to be courteous to each other and behave professionally. Each student is expected to complete all reading assignments prior to class and be prepared to participate in all class activities and discussions.
March 21, 2005
Last Day to Withdraw:
April 17, 2005
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences
via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate
Catalog Page 100
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