CSE 521: Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Spring 2001
Richard Anderson


Name Email Office Hours
Instructor Richard Anderson anderson@cs.washington.edu M 3:30-4:20, F 11:30-12:30 (and by appointment) Sieg 312
Teaching Assistant Ashish Sabharwal ashish@cs.washington.edu M 2:30-3:20, Th 1:30-2:20
(and by appointment) Sieg 226a


Lectures: MWF 10:30-11:20. EE1 042.

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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.

Project! The traveling tourist returns

Yes, there will be a project for the course. Project instructions.

Course Notes

Don't expect many of these!

Final Exam

The course exam will be a midterm, held on Monday, May 21, in class. The exam will be closed book, and cover the lecture material through May 16. There will be no final exam for the course. Note: The topics covered in the 1998 and 2000 offerings may differ from the 2001 offering.

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