• Offered by Research School of Computer Science
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Computer Science
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course

This course is concerned with the study of algorithms for solving practical problems efficiently, and the theoretical analysis of their behaviour. There will also be a brief introduction to complexity theory, the formal study of algorithm performance. A large variety of algorithms are candidates for study. These include, but are not limited to, the following: greedy algorithms, dynamic programming, network flow algorithms, algorithms for string matching, parallel algorithms, graph algorithms and approximation algorithms.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  •  Analyse a variety of algorithms with practical applications and the resource requirements of each.
  •  Determine the most suitable algorithm for any given task and then apply it to the problem.
  •  Demonstrate adequate comprehension of the theory of intractability and prove when certain kinds of problems are intractable.

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Requisite and Incompatibility

Incompatible with COMP4600

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $4410
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $5880
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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