# COMP 360: Algorithm Design

### Fall 2016

## Course Information

**Instructor: Yang Cai**

Office Hours: Tue 15:30 - 16:30, MC 324.

**TA:** Mashbat Suzuki (Office Hours: Fri 11:00 - 12:00, MC 303)

Tommy Reddad (Office Hours: Wed 13:00 - 14:00, MC 109)

Florian Shkuti (Office Hours: Mon 16:00 - 17:00, MC 403)

**Course Description:** Advanced algorithmic techniques and applications. The outline of the course can be found **here**.

**Syllabus: **See the pdf.

**Textbook:** Algorithm Design, by Jon Kleinberg and Eva Tardos.

**Prerequisites:** This is a rigorous course with an emphasis on mathematical proofs rather than implementations. The prerequisites are Comp 251 and one of Math 240/Math 235/Math 363.

**Assessment:** The grade comprises the following components:

- 25% from
** homework problems**: there will be 5 problem sets.
- 25% from the
**midterm exam.**
- 50% from the
**final exam.**

## Lectures

## Online Resources

Previous incarnation of this class:

Other reference: