Algorithms and Data Structures

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Algorithms and Data Structures

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Computer Info Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    COMP125 or COMP165 and 3 credit points from MATH132-MATH136

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit provides a study of algorithms, data structures and programming techniques. The topics covered include: trees; graphs and heaps; advanced sorting techniques; elements of storage management; and complexity. The presentation emphasises the role of data abstraction and correctness proofs.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.