COMP3711 (L1, L2) - Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Fall  2021  Lecture-Notes   Tutorials   Exam-Info   Course Policies   Announcements



L1:  Mordecai GOLIN
Zoom office hours: by email appointment.

L2: Siu-Wing CHENG
Zoom office hours: by email appointment.


Teaching Assistants:  

Man Kit LAU


Lecture Times & Venues

L1  Monday & Wednesday  LTJ 12:00-13:20
L2 Tuesday & Thursday  LTL 9:00-10:20


Tutorials via Zoom:

T1   Friday  11:00 - 11:50 
T2  Tuesday  18:00 - 18:50
T3   Open  zoom video-on-demand



1. Cormen, C. Leiserson, R. Rivest, C. Stein. Introduction to Algorithms,
    Third Edition, MIT Press. [e-version]

Reference Books

2. Jon Kleinberg and Éva Tardos.  Algorithm Design, Addison-Wesley.

3. Jeff Erikson.  Algorithms,  (Free Book)

4.  Ian Parberry and William Gasarch.  Problems on Algorithms (Links to an external site.), (2nd ed),  (Free Book)


Class Information

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This includes   Course Outcomes  +  Assessment Rubrics.  


Exam Scheduling:  

Final Exam        Tuesday,  Dec 7, 8:30-11:30AM LG4 Multi-purpose Room, Lift 6


Intellectual Honesty & Plagiarism

  • Students are expected to follow the HKUST Academic Honor CodeLinks to an external site.
  • 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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