15-853: Algorithms in the "Real World"
Carnegie Mellon University, Computer Science Department
Fall 2003
- Instructors:
Guy Blelloch
and
Bruce Maggs
- Time: Monday and Wednesday 1:30 - 2:50 (1st class, Wednesday Sept. 3)
- Place: 5409 Wean Hall
- Credit: 12 Units
- Prerequisites: An advanced undergrad course in algorithms
(15-451 or equivalent will suffice).
- Office Hours: TBA
Course Overview:
This course covers how algorithms and theory are used in "real-world"
applications. The course will cover both the theory behind the
algorithms and case studies of how the theory is applied. It is
organized by topics and the topics change from year to year.
This year we will cover the following topics. The exact subtopics
might change
A small sample of companies that sell products that use various algorithms:
Requirements and Grading Criteria
TBA
Assignments
Relevant Books
See the lists within each of the topic pages
Help on giving presentations:
Guy Blelloch,
guyb@cs.cmu.edu.