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CMPSCI 282 - Advanced Data Structure - Bahram Zartoshty

Course:Advanced Data Structure
Professor:Bahram Zartoshty
  • InPerson
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


Hello and Welcome! My name is Bahram Zartoshty and I will be your instructor for Advanced Data Structures. I've been teaching for over 30 years now. In this course you will learn the theory and applications of various data structures used in programming. We will use Java and Eclipse for programming assignments.

Course Description

We will start with the review of topics covered in COMPSCI-182 and spend first two weeks on going over stacks, queues and linked lists. Then, we will go in depth of Binary Search Trees, Red-Black Trees, 2/3/4 Trees , and AVL Trees before the midterm. After midterm, we will cover Hash Tables, Heaps and Graphs in the second half of the semester.

I teach using programming examples. It will help you tremendously if you could set up your computer for Java programming by installing latest version of Java and Eclipse.

I use Canvas extensively for online quizzes and assignment submissions.

What to Expect in this Course

This is a very interesting course and builds on programming and basic data structures you have learned so far. There will be online quizzes and programming assignments based on the lecture/book. Usually, you will get a 1-2  week(s) to complete the assignment. In addition, we will have code review discussions for major programming assignments.

Types of Assessments

Canvas quizzes, programming assignments & in-person exams (2)

Textbook Information

Introduction to Java Programming and Data Structures: Comprehensive (Looseleaf)

By  liang, y. daniel

Edition : 12TH 20

Publisher : PEARSON

ISBN 13 : 9780136520153

Other Relevant Course Information

Attendance is mandatory for this class and students will be dropped from class if they do not meet the College of Canyons attendance criteria.

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Last updated: 11/22/2022 Sub#: 1507