This unit extends the students’ knowledge and experience of programming. It introduces dynamic data structures, foundational collection abstract data types, and computational algorithms and techniques. Programming is undertaken in Java and C and topics include: references and pointers, memory management, self-referential data structures, abstract data types and their implementation, and an introduction to algorithm complexity.
|Coordinator||Geela Venise (Geela) Chee|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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- Demonstrate foundational computing knowledge of abstract data types and how to implement them in both an object-oriented and a procedural programming context using a. UML to capture the features and advantages of various fundamental collection abstract data types; b. Java interfaces and C header files to express them in a programming language; and c. Java class files and C source files to implement them in a programming language.
- Develop and maintain programs containing data structures through the application of knowledge of computing principles and technical skills by a. Using abstraction and computational thinking; b. Designing, implementing and testing the effectiveness of alternate Java and C programs with different algorithms and/or data structures and measuring their complexity; and c. Adopting both individual and pair-programming techniques when designing and developing programs.
- Be an effective team member
- take initiative and work independently
- communicate effectively
- use abstraction and computational, creative and critical thinking to problem solve.
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|Assessment||Examination (60%)|Assignment - Pair Based (5%)|Assignment 2 (Individual) (15%)|Assignment 3 (Pair-based) (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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