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 CSE 431: Introduction to Theory of Computation, Spring 2003
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MWF 10:30-11:20    EE1 045

Office Hours Location Phone
Instructor: Paul Beame   beame@cs  
Mondays & Wednesdays 11:20-11:50
Thursdays 11:00-12:00 & by appointment
Sieg 416 543-5114
TAs: Erik Vee   env@cs   Tuesdays 12:30-1:20 & Thursdays 12-1 Sieg 4th floor cubicles

Grading: Homework 45-55%, midterm 15-20%, final 30-35%, give or take. Extra Credit.

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Midterm Exam: In class May 9. Here is a sample midterm from a previous quarter.

Final Exam: The final exam will be at the time listed in the official exam schedule which is 8:30-10:20 am, Monday June 9. There will be a review session Saturday June 7 in Sieg 134. For a sense of what the final might look like here is a copy of an old final for the course: Old final

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Catalog Description: Models of computation, computable and noncomputable functions, space and time complexity, tractable and intractable functions. Prerequisite: CSE 322.


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