CSE 521: Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Winter 2000
Richard Anderson


Name Email Office Hours
Instructor Richard Anderson anderson@cs.washington.edu Tuesday, 2:30-3:20 pm, Friday, 10:00-11:00 am, (and by appt.) Sieg 312
Teaching Assistant Sumeet Sobti sobti@cs.washington.edu Tuesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 Room 226b Fridays: 2:30 - 3:30 Room 226a (and by appt.)


Lectures: MWF 12:30-1:20. Room Change: MOR 230.

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Background survey

The following survey will be distributed in class background survey.

Text Book

Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest Introduction to Algorithms


The course grades will be based upon Homework, the Final, and class participation.


Homework is intended to be a major portion of the course. Assignments will be due weekly, usually on Wednesday. It is expected that homework solutions represent original work.

Homework scores

Points Min Max Median Mean
HW1 70 33 70 67 65
HW2 70 42 70 62 60
HW3 60 36 60 54 53
HW4 50 34 50 44 45
HW5 50 39 50 47 48
HW6 60 42 60 56 54

Course Notes:

Don't expect many of these!

Final Exam

The exam is scheduled for 8:30-10:20 a.m. Thursday, Mar. 16, 2000. Note: The topics covered in the 1996 and 1998 offerings differ from the 2000 offering.

521 Webs From Previous Quarters:

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