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COMP203A Programming with Data Structures

10 Points

This paper introduces programming with data structures using Java. It assumes a familiarity with basic object-oriented programming concepts and techniques, as introduced in COMP103 and COMP104 using the C# programming language. 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.

Learning Outcomes
Familiarity with basic data structures and the Java programming language.

Pre Requisite Papers
COMP104 Introduction to Computer Science 2 or
COMP134 Software Engineering 1

Restricted Papers
COMP241 Software Engineering Development

Lecturers and Tutors

A Semester

Moodle Link
COMP203 Moodle Page

Official Timetable Information

Both tutorial slots will cover the same material, so you should only attend one of them.

Tutorials will start in week 2

Required Reading
Mark Allen Weiss Data Structures & Problem Solving Using Java 4th edition, Addison Wesley

Computing Resources
The Linux computers in Lab 1 in R block.

Means of Assessment
Three programming assignments, each worth 20% of the final grade.
Two in-class tests, each worth 20% of the final grade.

Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

Attendance Policy
Class attendance is expected. Lecture notes will not be provided, but the textbook is comprehensive of relevant material for the tests. Additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.

Academic Integrity
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Performance Impairment
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Student Concerns and Complaints
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Application for Extension
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Review of Grade
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University Regulations
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