CSCI 4041: Algorithms and Data Structures
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Schedule

This is an approximate schedule. It will be updated as the class progresses.

Week
Tuesday Date
Topics
Lecture Materials
Assignments Due
Quizzes
1 Sept. 4
Introduction and Insertion Sort
Lec1 slides
Lec2 slides
Ch. 3.1 and 2.2
Exercise 0: Due 9/6

2 Sept. 11
Merge Sort and Quicksort
Lec3 slides
Lec4 slides

Ch. 2.3 and 7.2
Prog. Assignment 1: Due 9/11
PA1.py Template
Written Assignment 1: Due 9/13
Bubblesort Correctness Proof

3 Sept. 18
Heap Sort and Priority Queues
Lec5 slides
Lec6 slides

Ch. 6.2 and 6.5
Prog. Assignment 2: Due 9/18
PA2.py Template
Written Assignment 2: Due 9/20
Quiz 1: 9/18
Practice
Solutions
4 Sept. 25
Lec7 slides
Lec8 slides

Ch. 8.2 and 8.3
Prog. Assignment 3: Due 9/25
PA3.py Template
Written Assignment 3: Due 9/27

5 Oct. 2
Dynamic Prog.
Lec9 slides
Lec10 slides

Ch. 15.1 and 15.3
Prog. Assignment 4: Due 10/2
PA4.py Template
Written Assignment 4: Due 10/4
Quiz 2: 10/2
Practice
Solutions
6 Oct. 9
Greedy Algorithms
Lec11 slides
Lec12 slides

Ch. 16.2 and 16.3
Prog. Assignment 5: Due 10/9
PA5.py Template
Written Assignment 5: Due 10/11

7 Oct. 16
Lec13 slides
Lec14 slides

Ch. 22.1 and 22.2
Prog. Assignment 6: Due 10/16
PA6.py Template
Written Assignment 6: Due 10/18
Quiz 3: 10/16
Practice
Solutions
8 Oct. 23
Depth First Search
Lec15 slides
Lec16 slides

Ch. 22.3 and 22.4
Prog. Assignment 7: Due 10/23
PA7.py Template
Written Assignment 7: Due 10/25

9 Oct. 30
Minimum Spanning Trees
Lec17 slides
Lec18 slides

Ch. 23.1 and 23.2
Prog. Assignment 8: Due 10/30
PA8.py Template
Written Assignment 8: Due 11/1
Quiz 4: 10/30
Practice
Solutions
10 Nov. 6
Single-Source Shortest Path
Lec19 slides
Lec20 slides

Ch. 24.1 and 24.3
Prog. Assignment 9: Due 11/6
PA9.py Template
Written Assignment 9: Due 11/8

11 Nov. 13
All-Pairs Shortest Path
Lec21 slides
Lec22 slides

Ch. 25.1 and 25.3
Prog. Assignment 10: Due 11/13
PA10.py Template
Written Assignment 10: Due 11/15
Quiz 5: 11/13
Practice
Solutions
12 Nov. 20
Hash Tables
Lec23 slides
Lec23 slides (.txt)

Ch. 11.2
Prog. Assignment 11: Due 11/20
PA11.py Template

13 Nov. 27
Hash Tables and BSTs
Lec24 slides
Lec25 slides

Ch. 11.4 and 12.2
Written Assignment 11: Due 11/29
Quiz 6: 11/27
Practice
Solutions
14 Dec. 4
BSTs and Red-Black Trees
Lec26 slides
Lec27 slides

Ch. 12.3 and 13.1
Prog. Assignment 12: Due 12/4
PA12.py Template
Written Assignment 12: Due 12/6

15 Dec. 11
Quiz 7 and Course Evals
Lec28 slides

Prog. Assignment 13: Due 12/11
PA13.py Template
Written Assignment 13: Due 12/13
Quiz 7: 12/11
Practice
Solutions
16 Dec. 18
Finals Week
No Final