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FIT2004 - Algorithms and data structures

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)


This unit introduces students to problem solving concepts and techniques fundamental to the science of programming. In doing this it covers problem specification, algorithmic design, analysis and implementation. Detailed topics include analysis of best-, average- and worst-case time- and space-complexity; introduction to numerical algorithms; recursion; advanced data structures such as heaps and B-trees; hashing; sorting algorithms; searching algorithms; graph algorithms; and numerical computing.


Tutorials and practicals: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%.

Contact hours

4.5 hours per week


One of CSE1303, FIT1008, FIT1015 and two of MAT1841, MAT1830, MTH1020 or MTH1030 or MTH112


CSC2040, CSE2304, DGS2131, RDT2131