Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms

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Credits

20

Module code

AC12001

Semester: 2

Organisation

About the Module

"The best way to learn how to design good software is to design good software"

AC12001 builds on the skills and knowledge you have gained in AC11001. The course aims to provide you with further experience in designing and implementing software and give you further opportunities to communicate the results effectively and professionally. It does this by introducing and developing more advanced data structures and algorithms and gives you the opportunity to apply these skills in a team project, programming in Java

Credit Rating

There are 20 SCQF points available on this module.

Module Timetable

WeekSubject
1Linked Lists
2Stacks
3Queues
4Sets
5Recursion
6Binary Trees
7Java GUIs
8Project work
9Project work
10Project work
11Project presentations / revision
12Revision

Assessment and Coursework

Coursework counts for 50% of the final module mark.
The final degree exam counts for 50% of the final module mark.

Assignments

Marking criteria are provided on My Dundee for all assignments so that you know what we are looking for when we are marking your coursework. Please ensure that you refer to these when completing assignments.

TitleWeek GivenWeek DueEffort Expected (hours)Value (%)
Stacks231010
Sets451010
Binary trees671010
Group project9113820

Resource List

All course material is available on My Dundee. This includes copies of lecture materials, practical exercises, and assignments. The reading list for this module can be accessed from My Dundee and provides recommended materials for completing the module.