Data Structure and Algorithms

Computer Engineering
6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 28,0 T + 42,0 PL + 5,0 OT + 5,0 O

Lecturer
- Paulo Alexandre Gomes dos Santos
- André Filipe Esteves Carvalho

Prerequisites
Object-oriented programming.

Objectives
Describe the commonest data structures and algorithms, as well as its advantages, limitations and applications;
Use data structures to solve real problems;
Design, develop, and test code for tackling medium- and large-scale problems.

Program
1 - Algorithm development techniques
2 - Algorithm complexity analysis
3 - Sorting algorithms.
4 - Linear data structures
5 - Hierarchical data structures
6 - Graphs

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous Assessment:
two written closed-book tests (50%) and one final Work (50%)
Exam assessment:
   one written closed-book tests

Bibliography
- Barnett, G. e Tongo, L. (2008). Data Structures and Algorithms. EUA:
- Cormen, T. e Leiserson, C. e Rivest, R. e Stein, C. (2002). Algoritmos Teoria e Prática ? Tradução da 2ª Edição Americana. Brasil: Editora Campus

Method of interaction
Lectures and laboratory classes.

Software used in class
Netbeans and Java