Computer Science 361
Analysis and Design of Algorithms
September 2009

Title:   Computer Science
Instructor:   Cezar Câmpeanu
Email:   ccampeanu < at > upei < dot > ca
Office:   CASS 405
Tel:   (902)566-0485
Textbook:   Introduction to The Design and Analysis of Algorithms by Anany Levitin Addison-Wesley, 2nd Edition, 2005, ISBN-10: 0-321-35828-7 ISBN-13: 9780321358288
Textbook web site:,1144,0321358287,00.html
Course web site:  

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Then follow the links: Faculty, Cezar Campeanu, Personal webpage, Teaching, and CS361 under Fall 2009.

General description:   The course will discuss several methods for analyzing time and space complexity of algorithms, algorithm design techniques, including divide and conquer, greedy, dynamic programming, and efficient algorithms for several common computer science problems. Other topics include graph algorithms, searching and sorting algorithms merging and hashing algorithms; and NP-completeness.
Time and Location:   Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-11:15, CASS 104
Office Hours:   Tuesday and Thursday 11:30-12:45, Monday 1:30-2:30 or anytime by appointment (please send email)
Final Exam:  
Wednesday, December 9, 2009, 12:00pm, Room Kelly 237
All assignments are now marked.
Final MARKS:  
Everything Marked

Please check your marks. They will be submitted to Registar's Office the latest Friday, December 11, 2009.
Merry Christmas and a A Happy New Year!
Grading scheme:
Assignments Midterm Examination Final Examination
40% 25% 35%
Course Resources:
  1. Assignments
  2. Handouts
  3. Tentative Schedule
  4. Moodle login
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