Computer Science 361
January 2007

Title:   Analysis and Design of Algorithms
Instructor:   Cezar Câmpeanu
Email:   ccampeanu < at > upei < dot > ca
Office:   CASS 405
Tel:   (902)566-0485
Textbook:   Algorithms: Sequential, Parallel, and Distributed by Keneth A. Berman and Jerome L. Paul,
Publisher: Thomson 2005
ISBN 0-534-42057-5
Textbook web site:
Course web site:   Go To:,
Then follow the links: Faculty and Staff, Cezar Campeanu, Teaching, Winter 2007, CS361
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 301
Office Hours:   Tuesday and Thursday 11:30-12:45, 2:30-3:30
Midterm March 6, 2007
Final Exam Wednesday, April 11 at 2:00 pm, CASS 301
Grading scheme:
Assignments Midterm Examination Popup Tests Final Examination
30% 25% 10% 35%
Course Resources:
  1. Assignments
  2. Handouts
  3. Tentative Schedule
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