CSCI 3212

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Practice Final Exam, and solutions (updated).
homework 5.
My lectures are drawn from fantastic online materials from David Mount, and Steven Skienna.
Lecture Notes:
  1. [8/29] Introduction/ Algorithmic Thinking
    1. Lecture 1 approximately followed this lecture by Steve Skienna
    2. Lecture 2 approximately followed Lectures 2, 4 from These lecture notes by David Mount.
  2. Homework 1, PDF version of assignment, and if you like to use LaTeX as a way to write up technical homeworks, I'm also sharing my LaTeX source.
  3. [9/5] Sorting, Quicksort, Mergesort, Bucketsort... we approximately followed these notes from Steve Skienna.
  4. [9/12] Search Trees, and Lower Bound for sorting on page 256-33 of these notes.
  5. [9/19] Hashing.
  6. [9/26] MIDTERM 1 review. Midterm 1 on 9/28.
  7. [10/3] Graphs, Tuesday lecture largely followed these notes, and thursday lecture followed these notes.
  8. Homework 3, due October 17.
  9. [10/10] Graphs II, spanning trees/union find. Notes about Depth First Search, and
  10. [10/17] Minimum Spanning Trees Notes about Prim and Kruskals algorithm for Minimum Spanning Trees, and a Video of the proof of Kruskal's algorithm, Video of Kruskals Algorithm.
  11. [10/24] Shortest Paths Shortest Paths, Dijkstra's algorithm nicely visualized.
  12. [10/31] Dynamic Programming Intro Dynamic Programming, and alternative notes and examples
  13. MIDTERM 2 on 11/9
  14. [11/14] Strings, Search and Edit Distance visualization: .
  15. [11/21] Applications to Computational Biology [Thanksgiving]
  16. [11/29] NP Completeness Lecture Notes. Clear specific proof that independent set is NP-Complete Notes.
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