CSC 1051: Algorithms and Data Structures I

  Spring 2018

Dr. MaryAngela Papalaskari  Office Hours Mendel 162C: Tuesdays: 11:30am- 1:00pm; Wednesdays: 10:30am-11:30am; Wednesdays: 1:30pm-3:00pm; and by appointment
Teaching Assistant:   Kanchana Hegde  ;  Office Hours Mendel G54 Tuesdays 11:30-12:30 & 1-3pm  & Wednesdays 3 - 5pm

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Week
Topic
Reading and Exercises
Labs, Projects, and other assignments
Jan
16

Course introduction
Overview of Computer Science
History of Computing
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 
Questionnaire

Install jGrasp on your laptop

Lab 1 Wednesday 1/17/18

Jan
23
Data and algorithms
Variables, assignment statements, arithmetic expressions, interactive programs
slides - 4up

Thursday 1/25/18: 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)

Code:
 Roses.java  Facts.java   Countdown.java GPA.java  TellMeAboutYou.java


Lab 2 Tuesday 1/23/18
Labs will be on Tuesdays from now on, unless otherwise noted.
Be sure to always submit the lab prep through blackboard by 8am on lab day.

Project 1 - due Wednesday 1/24/18



Jan
30
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 1/31/18



Feb
6
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 2/7/18

Feb
13
Data representation, classes & objects
Binary representation, Java primitive data types, type conversions, using java classes and objects, the Java APIJava API
Random, Math, String classes

slides - 4up
Reading: Sections 1.1, 2.3, 2.5, 3.1-3.6

Exercises:
EX 1.2-1.6
EX 2.11,
EX 3.1-3.10

Code:
  Quadratic.java  RandomNumbers.java
MonteCarloPI.java  PalindromeTester.java

Lab 5

Project 4 - due Wednesday 2/14/18



Feb
20



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 pg268)
Exercises: EX6.1 - EX6.12

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

Lab 6

Project 5 - due Tuesday 2/27/18
(Note: deadline extended)


Feb
27

Nested loops & Review
(No new handout, loops material continued from last week)

Thursday: 3/1/18  MIDTERM EXAM


Reading: Review everything!

For midterm on Thursday: Review sections and material we covered from Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and work through sample algorithm questions

Lab 7
Project 6 - due Wednesday 3/14/18
                         Spring Break                                                
Mar
13
Designing Classes
user-defined datatypes; class definitions as blueprints for objects; constructors; method definitions
slides - 4up

Thursday 3/15/18:  Lab 8 (No quiz this week)
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 7 - due Wednesday 3/20/18
Mar
20
Graphical user interfaces
Image representation, graphics primitives, introduction to JavaFX

slides - 4up
Reading: Sections 2.5, 3.1-3.5

Exercises: EX 2.11, 3.1-3.10

Code: Einstein.java, Snowman.java
Lab 9


Project 8 - due Wednesday 3/27/18
Mar
27
Arrays
declaration, instantiation, initialization
processing arrays using for-loops
initialization lists and for-each loops
slides - 4up

Thursday: NO CLASS  Easter Recess
Reading: 8.1, 8.2
Exercises: EX8.1-8.8
Code:
BasicArray.java  LetterCount.java   ReverseOrder.java  LetterCount.java
Lab 10


Apr
3

Arrays, continued
arrays as parameters, command-line arguments, polygons and polylines
arrays of objects
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



Lab 11


Project 9  - due Wednesday 4/11/18
Apr
10
Arrays, continued (continued!)
2D arrays, processing row by row and column by column
Reading:  8.7
Exercises: EX8.9-8.10

Code:
TwoDArray.java  SodaSurvey.java
Lab 12



Apr
17
Iterators and File input
iterators, using Scanner to input from files,
IOException
warmup exercise
 slides - 4up

Reading:  5.5

Code:
FileInput.java SomethingToDoWithFiles.java URLDissector.java

data files:
urls.txt  onehundredints.txt 
wiki-vote.txt
Lab 13



Project 10  - due Wednesday 4/25/18
Apr
24
File I/O and exceptions
I/O streams, the PrintWriter class, exception handling, Java Exception class hierarchy
warmup exercise
slides - 4up




Reading:  11.1-11.3, 11.5,11.6
Excercises: TBA

Code:
TestData.java  Zero.java   ProductCodes.java 
CreatingExceptions.java
Lab 14





May
1
Events & Listeners  (OPTIONAL)
events, listeners, the Timer class, animation
slides - 4up

Tuesday 5/1: NO CLASS (Friday schedule)
Wednesday 5/2: NO CLASS (Monday schedule)

Last class: Thursday 5/3

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 (optional)

End of semester and Exam week:

Office hours:
TBA

Final Exam :  Saturday, May 5, 2018, 4:15pm-6:45pm, Room TBA

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