CSC 1051: Algorithms and Data Structures I

  Spring 2017

Dr. MaryAngela Papalaskari  Office Hours Mendel 162C: Tuesdays: 2:30- 4:00pm; Wednesdays: 10:30am-12:00pm; and by appointment
Teaching Assistant:   Kyle Recktenwald  Office Hours Mendel G54 Tuesdays 11:30am - 2:30pm & Wednesdays 3 - 6pm

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Week
Topic
Reading and Exercises
Labs, Projects, and other assignments
Jan
17

Course introduction
Overview of Computer Science
History of Computing
Data representation
Introduction to Java
slides - 4up
Reading: Chapter 1
Exercises:
EX 1.14, 1.15, 1.16, 1.17, 1.19, 1.20

Code: Lincoln.java  Lincoln2.java  Lincoln3.java 
Install jGrasp on your laptop

Lab 1

Questionnaire
Jan
24
Data and algorithms
Variables, assignment statements, arithmetic expressions, interactive programs
slides - 4up

Thursday 1/26/17: Quiz 1
(Weekly quiz - And every Thursday from now on, unless otherwise noted)
Reading: Section   2.1 - 2.4 and 2.6

Exercises:
EX EX 2.3 - 2.10 and 2.12 (& exercises in slide handouts)
[Textbook 7th edition numbers: 2.6-2.9 and 2.11]
Code:
  Roses.java  Facts.java   Countdown.java GPA.java  TellMeAboutYou.java


Lab 2

Project 1 - due Wednesday 1/25/17




Jan
31
Control flow& conditionals
if/else statements, boolean expressions, block statements, nested statements
slides - 4up




Reading: Sections 5.1, 5.2
pages 208-218 and 221-226 (skip coin example in listings 5.3, 5.4 for now)

Exercises:
EX 5.1-5.5
[Reading and exercises are the same for textbook 7th and 8th editions]
Code: Echo.java  GasMileage.java  GPA.java  GPA_Updated.java  MaximumVersionX.java



Lab 3

Project 2 - due Wednesday 2/1/17



Feb
7
Repetition Structures
Algorithms with loops; the Java while statement
slides - 2up



Reading: Section 5.4

Exercises: EX 5.7-5.11

Code:   SquaresAndCubes.java, PowersOfTwoAndThree.java
PrimeFactors.javaManyBoxes.java
Lab 4

Project 3 - due Wednesday 2/8/17

Feb
14
Data representation and Applets
Binary numbers, binary representation of text and images, Java primitive data types, type conversions, java applets and the Graphics class

slides - 4up
Reading: Sections 1.1, 2.3, 2.7-2.9

Exercises:
EX 1.2-1.6 (Ch 1)
EX  2.14-2.19(Ch 2)
[ Textbook 7th edition numbers:
Ch 1: same as above
Ch 2:  2.13-2.18]
Code: Einstein.java, Snowman.java

Lab 5
Project 4 - due Wednesday 2/15/17



Feb
21
Using classes and objects
The Java API;
Random, Math, String classes
slides - 4up

Reading: Sections 2.5, 3.1-3.5

Exercises: EX 2.11, 3.1-3.10
[ Textbook 7th edition numbers: 2.10, 3.1 - 3.9
(Exercise 3.3 is new to 8th ed)]

For midterm next week: Review sections and material we covered from Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5 and work through sample algorithm questions

Code:
  Quadratic.java  RandomNumbers.java PalindromeTester.java





Lab 6

Project 5 - due Wednesday 2/22/17

project 5 gallery
Feb
28

Graphical user interfaces
Java containers: JFrame, JPanel, JLabel
slides - 4up

Thursday: 3/2/17  MIDTERM EXAM


Reading: Sections 3.9 - 3.11 & 4.6 (only first example, stop at page 185)

Code:  Authority.java NestedPanels.java LabelDemo.java
SmilingFacePanel.java SmilingFace.java


Lab 7
                         Spring Break                                                
Mar
14
Designing Classes
user-defined datatypes; class definitions as blueprints for objects; constructors; method definitions
slides - 4up
Reading: Sections 4.1-4.5
Exercises: EX 4.1-4.4
Code:
Account.java,   Transactions.java (our versions)
Account.java   Transactions.java (book version)
Die.java  RollingDice.java



Lab 8
 
Project 6 - due Wednesday 3/15/17
Mar
21
Selection and Repetition revisited
the conditional operator; the switch statement;  do and for loops
slides - 4up


Reading:  6.1-6.6 (skip for-each loop pg282)
Exercises: EX6.1 - EX6.17

Code:
 
GradeReport.java    SwitchExample.java
  EvenOdd.java    ReverseNumber.java
  ReverseNumberAsString.java    Stars.java
  ResponseTimeExperiment.java


Lab 9


Project 7 - due Wednesday 3/22/17
Mar
28
Arrays
declaration, instantiation, initialization
processing arrays using for-loops
initialization lists and for-each loops
slides - 4up
Reading: 8.1, 8.2
Exercises: EX8.1-8.8
Code:
BasicArray.java  LetterCount.java   ReverseOrder.java  LetterCount.java

Lab 10

Project 8 - due Wednesday 3/29/17
Apr
4

Arrays, continued
arrays as parameters, command-line arguments, polygons and polylines
arrays of objects, 2D arrays, processing row by row and column by column
slides - 4up
Reading: 8.3, 8.4, 8.6, 8.7
Exercises: EX8.9-8.10

Code:
TrianglePanel.java
DVD.java     TestDVD.java
DVDCollection.java    Movies.java
TwoDArray.java  SodaSurvey.java


Lab 11


Project 9-- due Wednesday 4/5/17
Apr
11
Iterators and File input
iterators, using Scanner to input from files,
IOException
warmup exercise
 slides - 4up

Thursday: NO CLASS
Easter Recess
Reading:  5.5

Code:
FileInput.java SomethingToDoWithFiles.java URLDissector.java

data files:
urls.txt  onehundredints.txt  eightwords.txt 



Lab 12

Project 10 - due Wednesday 4/12/17



Apr
18
File I/O and exceptions
I/O streams, the PrintWriter class, exception handling, Java Exception class hierarchy
slides - 4up
Reading:  11.1-11.3, 11.5,11.6
Excercises: TBA

Code:
TestData.java  Zero.java   ProductCodes.java 
CreatingExceptions.java

Lab 13


Apr
25
Events & Listeners 
events, listeners, the Timer class, animation
slides - 4up


Lab 14


Project 11 - due Wednesday 4/26/17
May
2
Tuesday 5/2: NO CLASS (Friday schedule)
Wednesday 5/3: NO CLASS (Monday schedule)

Review & wrap-up
last class notes
Reading:  4.8, 4.9,  9.8

Code:
PushCounter.java
  PushCounterPanel.java
Rebound.java  ReboundPanel.java  happyFace.gif
Fahrenheit.java    FahrenheitPanel.java
Lab 15
 

Final Exam Week

Office hours
during exam week:
TBA


Final Exam :  Fri, May 12, 11:30am-2:00pm

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