NOTE: Clickers will not be used due to low enrollment. The syllabus has been updated accordingly.
 Professor Borradaile's office hours during term are Tuesday and Thursday 3:305:00PM in KEC 3071. Office hours on Thursday may occasionally be shortened to end at 4:30PM. She will be available immediately after class for quick questions as well.
 Your TA is Pingan Zhu; for questions about the projects, email Pingan directly.
 Course policies and information can be found in the official course syllabus.
 We will use the textbook Algorithms by Dasgupta, Papadimitriou and Vazirani (DPV), which is available free online as a pdf, as well as other materials that will be posted here.
 All other course information will be provided here.
Schedule
This schedule is subject to change.
Week  Tuesday  Thursday 

1  Topic: Recursion and D&C review Tasks:
 Topic: Correctness by induction 
2  Topics: Correctness by contradiction Tasks:
 Topic: bigOh, Omega, Theta & Recurrence relations Resources: 
3  Tutorial: asymptotic notation and recurrence relations Tasks:
 Tutorial: correctness Prof. Borradaile is out of town this week; her office hours are cancelled. Tasks: 
4  Topic: Divide and Conquer Tasks:
 Tutorial: Divide and Conquer Tasks:

5  Midquarter exam (in class) Prof. Borradaile's office hours are cancelled today due to a COE allfaculty meeting. TA's office hours on Monday(Oct. 28): 10:00am12:00pm in the atrium.  Topic: Dynamic Programming Tasks:

6  Topic: Dynamic Programming Resources:  Tutorial: Dynamic Programming Tasks: 
7  Topic: Linear Programming Tasks:
 Topic: Reductions Tasks: 
8  Topic: Complexity Resources:  Topic: Lower bounds and nondeterminism Tasks:
Resources: 
9  TSP Project Presentations: Sell your algorithmic idea!  Thanksgiving: no class 
10  Topic: Reductions Resources:  Topic: More Reductions and maybe a tutorial Computational Complexity Practice Questions Tasks:
TA Office Hours:

11  Final exam on Tuesday December 10 at 2PM in STAG 323 (confirmed) TA Office Hours:

resources
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