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College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMP 221 - Algorithm Design and Analysis


An in-depth introduction to the design and analysis of algorithms. Topics may include algorithmic paradigms and structures, including recursion, divide and conquer, dynamic programming, greedy methods, branch and bound, randomized, probabilistic, and parallel algorithms, non-determinism and NP completeness. Applications to searching and sorting, graphs and optimization, geometric algorithms, and transforms. Prerequisite(s):   and  , or permission of instructor. Every fall. (4 Credits)