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Computer Science (COMP)

School of Computer Science
Faculty of Science

COMP 2402 [0.5 credit]

Abstract Data Types and Algorithms

Introduction to the design and implementation of abstract data types and to complexity analysis of data structures. Topics include: stacks, queues, lists, trees and graphs. Special attention is given to abstraction, interface specification and hierarchical design using an object-oriented programming language.
Precludes additional credit for COMP 2002 and SYSC 2002.
Prerequisite: COMP 1406. Restricted to students registered in the B.C.S. program, combined Honours in Computer Science and Mathematics, Honours Computer Mathematics, and Honours Statistics.
Lectures three hours a week.

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