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A. Levitin, Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Pearson, 3rd edition, 2012
- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject involves two weekly one -hour lectures and one tutorial class. The lectures are a mix of direct delivery and interactive student problem solving. Although written assignments are submitted by students individually, in-plenum discussion of the problems is encouraged.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students are provided with lecture slides, and links on the LMS to the in-house animated software Algorithms in Action. The slides are integrated with a well-established textbook.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
With Big Data at the forefront of modern computing solutions, industry is ever-more focused on efficient computational analysis methods. Software engineers, developers and data analysts will find not only the analysis techniques, but also the fundamental algorithmic design concepts, highly applicable to the handling of significant datasets. Building on an initial connection in a similar undergraduate offering, there is scope for industry liaison with this subject.
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This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Data Science Course Ph.D.- Engineering Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Commerce (Decision, Risk and Financial Sciences) Course Master of Science (Bioinformatics) Major Computer Science Specialisation (formal) Software with Business Specialisation (formal) Software Specialisation (formal) Computing Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing
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This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 10 November 2023