15-853: Algorithms in the "Real World"
Carnegie Mellon University, Computer Science Department
Spring 2018
- Instructor:
Guy Blelloch
- TA:
Laxman Dhulipala
and Yihan Sun
- Time: Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 - 11:50 (Starting Jan. 16)
- Place: 4307 Gates Center
- Credit: 12 Units
- Prerequisites: An advanced undergrad course in algorithms
(15-451 or equivalent will suffice).
- Office Hours: Guy: Monday 2-3pm (GHC 9211), Laxman: Friday 5-6pm (GHC 9215),
Yihan: Wednesday 1-2pm (GHC 7010)
Announcements:
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: