Algorithms

Spring Term, 2017

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:10 to 3:25pm
Room 405, Min Kao Engineering Building

Instructor

Michael A. Langston

Teaching Assistant

Tianli Zhou

Textbook

Introduction to Algorithms, Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest and Stein, The MIT Press, ISBN 978-0-262-03384-8

Overview

CS 581 is a core graduate course in Computer Science. It is primarily devoted to the fundamentals of algorithm design and analysis. Topics are diverse. Asymptotics, relative efficiencies and implementation strategies are prime concerns.

CS 581 provides three hours graduate credit. The prerequisite is CS 302 or its equivalent.

Grading

30% Exam I, to be held on February 16, 2017
30% Exam II, to be held on March 30, 2017
20% Project
20% Homework