Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms

COMP-103 – Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms

Points:15Prerequisites:COMP 112 or B- or higher in COMP 102
School:Engineering & Comp SciRestrictions:None

This course builds on COMP 102, focusing on the techniques for designing, building and analysing computer programs that deal with large collections of data. The course addresses techniques for programming with collections of data, and the data structures and algorithms needed to implement these collections. The course expands programming skills and provides an understanding of the principles of data abstraction, algorithm design, and the analysis of algorithms fundamental to computer science.

Tuition Fees

2016: domestic $820.95     international $3,521.70


Java Foundations: Introduction to Program Design and Data Structures (2nd edition). Lewis, DePasquale and Chase. Pearson, 2011.

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Trimester 2 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
945 11 Jul – 21 Aug 2016Mon, Wed, Fri1510 - 1600Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT205Thomas Kuehne
Alex Potanin*
Lindsay Groves 
5 Sep – 16 Oct 2016Mon, Wed, Fri1510 - 1600Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT205