CMSC 251, Spring 2002

FINAL EXAM: SATURDAY, MAY 18 4-6pm <"ROOM CHANGE"> ***** PHYSICS 1412 ***** (NOT CHM 0128) ^^^ News People Textbook Syllabus Lecture Notes Homework Exams Grades Final exam date
Prerequisites: CMSC 214 and CMSC 250 with grades of C or better. A systematic study of the complexity of some elementary algorithms related to sorting, graphs and trees, and combinatorics. Algorithms are analyzed using mathematical techniques to solve recurrences and summations. Section 0101 TuTh......11:00am-12:15pm (CSS 2324) Section 0201 TuTh......12:30pm- 1:45pm (CSS 2324)


Instructor: D. Perlis Office hours: TuTh 2:00-3:00 Office: AVW 3259 TA: Xue Wu Office hours: Wed 12:00-2:00 Office: AVW 1151 TA: Rajiv Gandhi Office hours: Wed 3:00-5:00 Office: AVW 1151 TA: Grecia Lapizco-Encinas Office hours: Mon 5:00-7:00 Office: AVW 1151 TA: Alejandro Rodriguez Office hours: Fri 1:00-3:00 Office: AVW 1151


Author: Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest. Title: Introduction to algorithms, 2nd edition Imprint: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press ; New York : McGraw-Hill, Year: 2001.


Homework will normally be assigned on Thursday and due the following Thursday. There will be 11 homework assignments in all. The lowest homework grade will be dropped. Homework is a significant aspect of the course, worth 20% of your course grade. Top


There will be two midterm exams and one final exam. The lower of the two midterm grades will be dropped. If you miss one of the midterms, that will be the dropped grade. There will be no makeup exams. Top

Final exam date

Saturday, MAY 18, 4:00-6:00pm


Some calculus tables. Some number stuff


More information will be forthcoming.