COMP3711H (L1) - Honors Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Fall  2020  Lecture-Notes   Tutorials   Exam-Info   Course Policies   Announcements


Instructor:  Mordecai Golin

Office hours: (in Room 3559) by email appointment




Time and Venues:

  • Lectures:
    Tuesday &  Thursday  3  -  4:20 PM,  via  Zoom
  • Tutorial:
    Thursday   6 - 6:50PM,   via Zoom



  • 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 Descriptions/Outcomes/Rubrics.  
    Many of those pages are also accessible directly via the links at the top of this page.


Assignment Information:

  • There will be 6-7  Assignments distributed during the semester as well as various extra credit problems.  See the Assignments Page for links to the individual assignments and extra credits.
  • The assignments will, in total, be worth  60%  of the final grade.   The Final Exam will be worth  40%


Exam Scheduling (Tentative):  

Final Wednesday,   Dec.  16, 2020   4:30 - 7:30PM    Online


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:

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