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CP2410 - Algorithms and Data Structures

[Offered in even-numbered years in JCU Brisbane. ]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Efficient data structure is of importance in modern IT systems enabling the effective search and sorting in complex databases. Through the use of algorithms, students determine the most efficient processes to design data structures and systems. In this subject students will examine the issues involved in data structures and algorithms, efficient and effective data management and handling, algorithm design and analysis, implementation and indexing and retrieval.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of data structures and algorithms;
  • demonstrate reasoning about efficiency of algorithms;
  • assess and apply suitable data structures and algorithms to IT systems and applications;
  • design and implement data structures and algorithms.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (40%)
  • assignment 1 (20%)
  • assignment 2 (20%)
  • practicals (20%).
Prerequisites: 6 CP OF CP SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP2016 CP5602 CP2001

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.