Courses & Units

Data Structures and Algorithms KIT205

Introduction

This unit extends the first year treatment in KIT107 of standard data structures and algorithms for solving computational problems. Topics include: data structures (such as balanced trees and hash tables) for collections, (binary heaps for) priority queues, sorting algorithms (e.g. heapsort, mergesort and quicksort), graphs and graph algorithms (e.g. for searching, topological sorting, critical path analysis, shortest paths, minimum spanning trees, network flow), pattern finding (for substrings and regular expressions), algorithmic problem solving and algorithm design techniques (e.g. greed, divide and conquer, dynamic programming, backtracking).

Summary

Unit name Data Structures and Algorithms
Unit code KIT205
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Engineering & ICT
Discipline Computing and Information Systems
Coordinator

Robert Ollington

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • KIT107 or KXT102

Mutual Exclusions

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2hrs Lectures, 2hrs Tutorials

Assessment

70% exam, 30% in-semester (1 participation 6%, 2 assignments: 12%, 12%)

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Textbooks

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