Course : Advanced Structures and Algorithms
- Course Number
- CMPS 3013
- Section Number
- Fall 2020
- Bolin Hall, 312
- Dr. Eduardo Colmenares-Diaz
- Days & Times
- Final Exam Day/Time
- Tuesday, December 08, 2020 12:00 am
In-depth study of complexity analysis and variety of advanced structures and related algorithms. Topics will be selected from trees, heaps, priority queues, graphs, hashing, sorting, pattern matching, recursion and others as appropriate.
The final grade for this course will be based on participation, projects and exams. A description is provided below:
- You will have two tests (T1 and T2), plus one final exam (FE). T1 is worth 23 percent, T2 is worth 23 percent and your final exam is worth 22 percent.
- You will have several programming assignments. All your programming assignments will count for 22 percent of final your grade.
The last category is participation, and this will count for ten percent of your final grade. Please be aware that this category includes in class activities and quizzes. Below you will find additional information about this category.
- Assignments given in class, also known as in class activities will be unannounced in nature.
Quizzes will be non-pop-up quizzes. There are three potential formats for our Quizzes, the instructor decides which format to use and when.
- Format 1 (online quizzes): if this option is used then you are required to use D2L to take the quiz, you cannot use a Chromebook for this purpose, and you should have
- Format 2 (online but by hand): You will be required to print the document and scan it.
- Format 3: Traditional in class hard copy.
- No makeup participation assignments are given.
- Arriving late, leaving early to class voids the right to take a quiz or in class activity if it already started or it is about to start.
Evaluation Process Summary Table
89 to 100 points is an A.
79 to 88.99 points is a B.
69 to 78.99 points is a C.
59 to 68.99 points is a D.
0 to 58.99 points is an F.
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