This paper introduces programming with data structures using Java, and software engineering practices such as unit testing and pre/post specification. Students will learn how to program in Java and become familiar with the design, analysis, and application of commonly-used data structures, including stacks, queues, lists, trees, and sets.
Students who pass this paper will be familiar with the following technologies and practices:
- The Java programming language
- Object-oriented programming and design
- Practices and tools used to develop software systems
COMP104 Introduction to Computer Science 2 or
COMP134 Software Engineering 1
COMP203 Programming with Data Structures
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Mark Allen Weiss Data Structures & Problem Solving Using Java 4th edition, Addison Wesley
Two programming assignments, each worth 7.5% of the final grade.
Two in-class tests, each worth 25% of the final grade.
One group project worth 35%
In the event someone in COMP 241 does all three assignments available to COMP 203 students, then the best two marks will be used.
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0
This course is 100% internally assessed, there will be no final exam. An overall mark of 50% is required for a pass. All tests and assignments are compulsory assessment items.
Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.
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