Programming and Algorithmics

Electronics and Computer Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10766/2011 - 30/08/2011

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 28,0 T + 42,0 PL + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Pedro Daniel Frazão Correia
- Paulo Alexandre Gomes dos Santos

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Solving problems using algorithms.
Using a programming language to express an algorithm.
Using 'C' programming language to build a computer program.

Program
Introduction to Computers and Programming.
Algorithms and languages.
Data manipulation.
Decision-making structures.
Repetition structures.
Composite data structures (arrays;
structures; strings).
Modularity.
Iterative and recursive algorithms.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment:
Theoretical Part (60%): Two closed-book tests with a minimum average mark of of 7 out of 20.
Practical Part (40%): Practical Work with a minimum mark of 10 out of 20.
Exam-based assessment:
Theoretical (60%): Closed-book test with a minimum mark of 7 out 20.
Practical (40%): mark of the practical work done as part of continuous assessment or closed-book test with a minimum mark of 10.

Bibliography
(1999). Linguagem C. Portugal: FCA
- Damas, L. (1999). Linguagem C. Portugal: FCA

Method of interaction
Lectures: course content presentation
Practical classes: Laboratorial classes with practical experiments.

Software used in class
CodeBlocks and C