REQUIRED TEXT: T. H. Cormen, C. E. Leiserson, R. L. Rivest, and C. Stein. Introduction to Algorithms. 3rd Edition, 2009, MIT Press.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Ming-Yang Kao (Fall), Prof. Shi Li (Winter)

THE COURSE IS NOW FILLED. If you'd like to join the waitlist, please signup via CAESAR. Permissions will be granted upon discretion of Instructor Shi Li (

PREREQUISITES: EECS 212 (formerly EECS 310) and EECS 214 (formerly EECS 311) or Graduate (MS or Ph.D) student standing

COURSE COORDINATOR: Prof. Jason Hartline

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS: There will be weekly reading assignments and weekly problem sets.


  • Problem sets – 60%
  • Midterm – 10%
  • Final exam – 30%

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