CSC 344
Algorithms and Complexity

Dr. Stephen Bloch

Spring, 2002

This course meets from 9:00-9:50 MWF in Business 204.

The textbook The Algorithm Design Manual, by Steven Skiena, is required. It's been ordered by the Adelphi bookstore; it's probably also available for slightly less money from, Barnes & Noble, and
The author keeps his errata list online; if you think something in the book is wrong, please check this list.

The syllabus is available in LaTeX, DVI, Postscript, and HTML.

An updated schedule will contain the latest updates to homework due dates, lecture topics, etc. Please check the schedule regularly and keep up on the assigned reading!

Homework Assignments

I shall assign several homework assignments during the semester, a mix of "analysis on paper" assignments, programming assignments, and pseudocode assignments.

Reading assignments

Getting Help

My office hours (in Alumnae Hall 114; if I'm not there, look next door in 112) are

We also have some student tutors who can help with this course: Tutor Chane Kampanatsanyakorn's office hours (in Alumnae 112 or 118) are Wednesday 11:00 AM-12:00 noon, Thursday 3:00-5:00 PM, and Friday 1:00-2:00 PM.
Various computer science tutors in the Learning Center (Earle Hall, lower level) are on duty Monday through Friday from 9:00-11:30 AM.

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