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CP5602 - Advanced Algorithm Analysis

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

Topics include fundamental data structures and associated algorithms and methods for analysing the correctness and time and storage bounds for these algorithms. The subject also introduces the student to basic concepts of computational complexity theory.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand key concepts and techniques in the analysis of algorithms;
  • understand design and analysis of the fundamental algorithm families presented in the subject;
  • understand the basic concepts of computational complexity theory and their relationship to algorithm analysis.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to think laterally and be original;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems;
  • The potential to lead and contribute to projects effectively and efficiently;
  • The ability to conduct their research in an ethical manner;
  • The ability to make constructive contributions to project teams or collegial activities;
  • The potential to resolve conflicts.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Proficiency in at least one programming language.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3050 CP5150

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Lecturer: Professor Ickjai Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (20%); minor research study (20%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (20%); minor research study (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (20%); minor research study (20%).

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