Programming Techniques

Electronics and Computer Engineering
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 28,0 T + 28,0 PL + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Micael Santos Couceiro
- Paulo Alexandre Gomes dos Santos
- Renato Eduardo Silva Panda

Prerequisites
Basics of programming.

Objectives
1 - Describe the most common data structures and algorithms, as well as its advantages, limitations and applications;
2 - Use data structures in the resolution of concrete problems;
3 - Design, develop, and test programs for the resolution of medium- and large-scale problems.

Program
1 - Algorithm development techniques
2 - Sorting algorithms.
3 - Linear data structures
4 - Hierarchical data structures

Evaluation Methodology
Theoretical (60%) - Closed book exam. Minimum of 7 out of 20.
Practice (40%) - Two practical tests and an final assignment or in alternativa an closed book exam. Minimum of 10 out of 20.

Bibliography
- Damas, L. (1999). Linguagem C. Portugal: FCA
- Rivest, R. e Stein, C. e Leiserson, C. e Cormen, T. (2002). Algoritmos Teoria e Pratica - Traducao da 2 Edicao Americana. Brasil: Editora Campus

Method of interaction
Lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions.

Software used in class
CodeBlocks and C