Details of MA3205 (Spring 2015)

Level: 6 Type: Theory Credits: 3.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
MA3205 Advanced Data Structures and Algorithms Koel Das


  • Introduction and basic concepts: Complexity measures, worst-case and average-case complexity functions, quick review of basic data structures.

  • Advanced Trees: AVL tree, KD Trees, B-Trees.

  • Priority Queues/ Heaps. Hashing. Dictionaries.

  • bf Graphs: Depth-first and breath-first search, shortest path algorithms, minimal spanning tree algorithms.

  • Sorting and selection: Finding maximum and minimium, k largest elements in order, heap sort methods, lower bound for sorting, other sorting algorithms.

  • Algorithm Paradigms: Greedy, divide and conquer, dynamic programming.


  1. J. Klingenberg and E. Tardos, Algorithm Design, Addison Wesley, 2005.

  2. T. H. Cormen, C. E. Leiserson, R. L. Rivest and C. Stein, Introduction to Algorithms, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall, 2001.

  3. A. V. Aho, J. E. Hopcraft and J. D. Ullman, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Addison-Wesley, 1974.

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 2 Elective
2 IP 4 Not Allowed
3 MR 2 Not Allowed
4 MR 4 Not Allowed
5 MS 6 Core
6 RS 1 Elective
7 RS 2 Not Allowed