COT5407: Introduction to Algorithms (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Ning Xie (office ECS 380)
Location: GL 139
Time: Monday and Wednesday 17:00 -- 18:15
Office Hours: Wed. 14:30 -- 17:00 or by appointment.
TA: Kianoush Gholami, Office Hours: Wed. 18:20 -- 19:20 (right after class) at ECS 232.

(Disclaimer: All information on this page about the course is tentative and subject to further changes.)


Textbook: Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, and Clifford Stein, Introduction to Algorithms, Third Edition (MIT Press, 2009).

Grading: Grading will be based on homework assignments, a midterm, and a final exam. The midterm and final exam will be in-class, and all students must attend the on campus exam. Any exceptions must be discussed with the instructor, and approved in advance. The timing will be determined in a manner that avoids conflicts with other classes. The tentative scheme for grading is: Homeworks 25%, Midterm Exam 35% and Final Exam 40%.

Homework Policy: