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Course Schedule

This schedule is tentative and subject to change. The readings are from the course textbook(Koffman/Wolfgang). Keep in mind that the slides may not include all the material discussed in lecture. You are responsible for any material we present in lecture, even if it does not appear in the posted slides. We also include the code examples presented in class. Notice these examples are not available from the cvs repository.

Jim Henson Photo Jim Henson (University of Maryland College Park Alumnus)

CMSC 132 Fall 2007 Schedule
    Week    TopicsReadingSlides/CodeWork
Schedule subject to change.
Week #1
(Aug 29)
Introduction to OOP (Abstraction, Encapsulation), Java Language Features (Enumeration, Generics, Enhanced for Loop, etc.). Chapters 1.2, 4.1 → 4.3, Appendix A Lec1 (1p, 6p)
Lec2 (1p, 6p) JavaExamples01.zip
  • Eclipse installation
  • HW#1 Out (Thu/Aug 30)
Week #2
(Sept 3)
Program Correctness
(Errors, Testing, Debugging, Exceptions),
Java Support for OOP
Chapters 2.1, 2.6, 2.8 Lec3 (1p, 6p)
Lec4 (1p, 6p)
  • Project #1 Out (Thu/Sep 6)
  • HW #1 Due (Fri/Sep 7)
Week #3
(Sept 10)
Algorithm Complexity (Benchmarks, Big-O, Critical Sections), Java Collections Chapters 2.8, 4, 5, 6 Lec5 (1p, 6p)
Lec6 (1p, 6p)
LinearStructuresCode.zip
  • Quiz #1 (Wed/Sep 12)
  • Project #1 Due (Thu/Sep 13)
  • HW #2 Out (Thu/Sep 13)
Week #4
(Sept 17)
Linear Data Structures
(Linked lists, Stacks, Queues),
Sets, Maps, Hashing
Chapters 7, 9 Lec7 (1p, 6p)
Lec8 (1p, 6p)
Lec9 (1p, 6p)
SetsMapsCode.zip
  • Project #2 Out (Wed/Sep 19)
  • HW #2 Due (Wed/Sep 19)
Week #5
(Sept 24)
Recursion, Trees, Binary Search Trees Chapters 8.1→8.5, 9.3→9.5 Lec10 (1p, 6p)
Lec11 (1p, 6p)
RecursiveAlgorithmsCode.zip
PolymorphicListCode.zip
  • Quiz #2 (Wed/Sep 26)
  • Project #2 Due (Thu/Sep 27)
Week #6
(Oct 1)
Heaps, Priority Queues, Compression, Huffman Trees Chapters 8.6, 10.8 Lec12 (1p, 6p)
Lec13 (1p, 6p)
PriorityQueueCode.zip
  • Midterm #1 (Mon/Oct 1)
  • Project #3 Out (Mon/Oct 1)
Week #7
(Oct 8)
Graph Traversals, Graph Implementations, Shortest Path, Minimum Spanning Trees Chapter 12 Lec14 (1p, 6p)
Lec15 (1p, 6p)
Lec16 (1p, 6p)
  • Quiz #3 (Wed/Oct 10)
  • Project #3 Due (Wed/Oct 10)
  • Project #4 Out (Wed/Oct 10)
Week #8
(Oct 15)
GUIs, Java Support for GUIs, Inner Classes Chapters 1.4→1.7, 3, Appendix C Lec17 (1p, 6p)
Lec18 (1p, 6p)
GUICode.zip GUITablesCode.zip GUIMenusFileChooserCode.zip
  • Project #4 Due (Thu/Oct 18)
  • Project #5 Out (Thu/Oct 18)
Week #9
(Oct 22)
Software Development, Software Life Cycle, Software Process Models, Problem Specification & Design Chapter 1 Lec19 (1p, 6p)
Lec20 (1p, 6p)
Lec21 (1p, 6p)
  • Project #5 Due (Fri/Oct 26)
  • HW #3 Out (Fri/Oct 26)
Week #10
(Oct 29)
Program Testing, Object-Oriented (OO) Design, Unified Modeling Language (UML) Chapter 3, Appendix B Lec22 (1p, 6p)
Lec23 (1p, 6p)
Lec24 (1p, 6p)
Lec25 (1p, 6p)
  • Project #6 Out (Mon/Oct 29)
  • HW#3 Due (Wed/Oct 31)
Week #11
(Nov 5)
Threads & Synchronization in Java, Networking   Lec26 (1p, 6p)
Lec27 (1p, 6p)
Lec28 (1p, 6p)
BagsMarkovTextGen (1p, 6p)
  • Quiz #4 (Wed/Nov 7)
  • Project #6 Due (Thu/Nov 8)
  • Project #7 Out (Thu/Nov 8)
Week #12
(Nov 12)
Networking Support in Java, Sorting, Algorithm Strategies   Lec29 (1p, 6p)
Lec30 (1p, 6p)
Lec31 (1p, 6p)
JavaNetworkingCode.zip
  • Midterm #2 (Wed/Nov 14)
Week #13
(Nov 19)
Design Patterns   Lec32 (1p, 6p)
Lec33 (1p, 6p)
  • Project #7 Due (Tue/Nov 20)
  • Project #8 Out (Tue/Nov 20)
  • Thanksgiving(Nov 22/ Nov 23)
Week #14
(Nov 26)
Regular Expressions & Automata, Effective Java   TerpIdol (1p, 6p)
NetExamples.zip
Lec34 (1p, 6p)
Lec35 (1p, 6p)
SimpleWebServer.zip
  • Quiz #5 (Wed/Nov 28)
Week #15
(Dec 3)
Effective Java II,
Advanced Trees (132H only),
Proteomics (just for fun)
  Lec36 (1p, 6p)
Lec37 (1p, 6p)
FinalSummary (1p, 6p)
  • Project #8 Due (Tue/Dec 4)
Week #16
(Dec 10)
Final Exam Review    
  • Last Day of Classes (Tue Dec 11)
  • Final Exam (Friday Dec 14 4:00pm-6:00pm)