UNIVERSITY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Computer Science/Math 332
THEORY OF COMPUTING
January 2012

Title:   Theory of Computing
     
Instructor:   Cezar Câmpeanu
     
Email:   ccampeanu < at > upei < dot > ca
     
Office:   CASS 405
     
Tel:   (902)566-0485
     
Textbook:   Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation 3rd Edition,
by John E. Hopcroft, Rajeev Motwani, and Jeffrey D. Ullman
Addison Wesley, 2007,
ISBN 13: 978-0321-46225-1
ISBN 10: 0-321-46225-4
     
   
     
Textbook web site:   http://vig.pearsoned.ca/catalog/academic/product/0,1144,0321462254,00.html
     
Textbook Stanford web site:   http://www-db.stanford.edu/~ullman/ialc.html
     
Course web site:  

Go To: http://www.csit.upei.ca,
or
http://www.upei.ca/csit,
Then follow the links: Faculty, Cezar Campeanu, Personal Webpage, Teaching, and CS332 under Winter 2012

     
Recommended reading:   Handbook of Formal Languages Vols. 1 - 3 Rozenberg, Grzegorz; Salomaa, Arto (Eds.) 1997, LXVIII, 2051 p. 272 illus., Hardcover ISBN: 3-540-61486-9
     
General description:   This course introduces automata theory, formal languages and computability. Topics include: finite automata, regular expressions, context-free and context-sensitive languages, Turing machines, recursive functions, recursive and recursively-enumerable sets, and unsolvable and intractable problems.
     
Time and Location:   Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-11:15, K 210
     
Office Hours:   Monday 9:30-10:30, Tuesday 11:30-12:30, Friday 9:30-10:30 or anytime by appointment (please send email-)
     
Midterm:  
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
     
   
Last meeting before exam: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 12:01pm (We try K210)
     
Final Exam:  
Thursday, April 12th at 2:00 pm Health Sciences Building (new School of Nursing building) room 105
     
Grading scheme:
Assignments Midterm Examination Final Examination
35% 30% 35%
   
Course Resources:
  1. Assignments
  2. Handouts
  3. Assignment Policy
  4. Tentative Schedule
  5. Moodle Login
  6. Grail
   
Note: Second year students and up that are interested in marking, please check with Rita Stanley or Chris Vessey. They must fill out an application.
   
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