Algorithms and Complexity
Dr. Stephen Bloch
This course meets from 10:00-10:50 MWF in Business 218.
Analysis of Algorithms: an Active Learning Approach, by Jeffrey J.
McConnell, is required.
It's been ordered by the Adelphi bookstore; it's probably also available
for slightly less money from amazon.com,
Barnes & Noble, and
You should already have the syllabus on paper. I'll have it up on this Web
page shortly, as well as a calendar of topics, reading and homework assignments.
updated schedule will
the latest updates to homework due dates, lecture topics, etc.
Please check the schedule regularly and keep up on the assigned reading!
I shall assign several homework assignments during the semester, a mix
of "analysis on paper" assignments, programming assignments, and pseudocode
In conjunction with our discussion of asymptotic growth
rates, see my Web page on growth rates.
- Different people learn (and teach) in different ways.
Try taking a Learning Styles Questionnaire to discover your own style and get
some tips on how to handle classes taught in a different style.
If you're having trouble with the way I explain things, it could just be
that I'm strongly intuitive and you're strongly sensitive (or something
like that); point it out to me, and I'll try to find another way to
My office hours
(in Alumnae Hall 113A)
- Monday 12:00-2:00
- Tuesday 9:00-12:00
- Thursday 9:00-4:00
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