CS2852: Data Structures
On successful completion of this course, the student will:
- understand and apply complex data structures and algorithms.
- use appropriate algorithms (and associated data structures) to solve problems.
- have a thorough understanding of commonly used library data structures.
- be able to analyze the time complexity of algorithms.
- understand the use of recursion in problem solving.
- be able to use data structures in software design and implementation.
- be able to apply standard library data structures in software design.
- be able to select appropriate data structures for a given application.
General Course Policies
Please review the general course policies webpage.
Data Structures Abstraction and Design Using Java 3rd Ed., by Koffman and Wolfgang, Wiley, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-119-23914-7
Quizzes will be given nearly every week at the beginning of lab. The lowest quiz score will be dropped. No make-up quizzes will be given.
All Lab assignments are worth 100 points per week. A 50% penalty will be assessed for all submissions that do not meet the style guidelines.
Homework assignments will not be graded however, you are expected to complete them by the given due dates. Homework may consist of watching screencasts, assigned reading, completing online surveys, writing code, etc.
The Raider Center for Academic Success offers free tutoring for all MSOE students through 1-1 tutoring, group tutoring, writing assistance and Study Spaces. RCAS is located on campus on the 2nd floor of the Walter Schroeder Library. For more information on RCAS Tutoring you can visit their website, schedule an appointment, email at email@example.com, or call 414-277-7274