COMP3711H (L1) - Honors Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Instructor:  Mordecai Golin

Office hours: (in Room 3559) by email appointment.



HON Ka Lam
QIU Yuan


Time and Venues:

  • Lectures:
    Monday & Wednesday  10:30  - 11:50AM, Room 2503  New Room!
  • Tutorial:
    Friday  11-11:50AM,   Room 4619 



  • Algorithms    
    • Dasgupta, Papadimitriou, and Vazirani. McGraw Hill.


Other Reference Books:



Class Information:

  • Click  "Pages" on the left to see a list of all upper-level Canvas pages for this course.
    This includes Course Outcomes  + Assessment Rubrics.  
    Many of those pages are also accessible directly via the links at the top of this page.


Assignment Information:

  • There will be 4 Assignments handed out during the semester as well as various extra credit problems.  See the Assignment Page for links to the individual assignments and extra credits.
  • The assignments will, in total, be worth 30% of the final grade.  The Midterm will also be worth 30% and the Final Exam will be worth 40%.



Exam Scheduling (Tentative):  

Midterm     Thursday, October 18, 2018    19:00-21:00       LTG 
Final   Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018  08:30--11:30       Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall



Intellectual Honesty & Plagiarism:

  • Students are expected to follow the HKUST Academic Honor Code
  • All work submitted for grading, e.g., assignments, must be your own
  • You are permitted to discuss problems with other students but you must write-up all solutions by yourself, in your own words.
  • If you got the main idea for a solution from another student or a web-site you must acknowledge that source in your submission.
  • Submission of non-acknowledged material will be considered as plagiarism and dealt with under the university policy for cheating.

Course Summary:

Date Details Due