Data Structures

By Dr.S.Sasikala, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Institute of distance Education University of Madras.   |   University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Learners enrolled: 25278

1. To teach efficient storage mechanisms of data for an easy access. 
2. To design and implementation of various basic and advanced data structures.
3. To introduce various techniques for representation of the data in the real world. 
4. To develop application using data structures. 
5. To teach the concept of protection and management of data. 
6. To improve the efficiency of algorithm by using suitable data structure.
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Not Applicable
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 08 Jul 2019
End Date : 25 Sep 2019
Exam Date :
Category :
  • Computer Science and Engineering
Level : Undergraduate

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Course layout

Week 1

Introduction to List 
Array and Linked List - Stack Implementation using array and linked list - Applications of Stack

Week 2

Queue Implementation - Application of Queues
Trees and Terminologies - Tree Traversals

Week 3

In order Traversal-Binary Search Tree - Implementation of Search Algorithm

Week 4

AVL Tree Insertion, Deletion

Week 5

Graph representation, Shortest Path Algorithm

Week 6

Sorting, Heap Techniques, Hashing

Week 7

Sorting Algorithms, Divide and Conquer algorithms
Selection Sort, Brute force sort, Bubble Sort

Week 8

Insertion Sort, Quick sort applications
Prim's Algorithm, Kruskal's Algorithm

Week 9

Bucket Sorting, Radix Sort, Merge Sort

Week 10

Directories and Contiguous allocation, File maintenance

Week 11

External Sorting, Cascade Merge Sort

Week 12

B + Tree maintenance and efficiency, Construction of B-tree, B+tree insertion and deletion

Books and references

1. Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in C++ M.A.Weiss. 
2. Fundamentals of Data Structures in C++ by Ellis Horowitz, Sartaj Sahni, Dinesh Mehta. 
3. Introduction to Algorithms, by Cormen, Leiserson and Rivest. 
4. Data Structures and Algorithms, by Aho, Hopcroft and Ullman. 
5. http://www.dave-reed.com/csc427.F04/ 
6. http://www.cse.unt.edu/~rada/CSCE3110/ 

7. http://www.math.tau.ac.il/~matias/ds03.html 

Instructor bio

Dr. S. Sasikala, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Institute of distance Education University of Madras. She has 20 years of teaching experience and coordinating for all Computer related courses with dedication and sincerity. 
She has been an active Chair in various Board of Studies meetings held at the Institution. She has participated in Administrative activities and shows her enthusiastic participations in research activities in guiding research scholars, 
writing and editing text books and publishing articles in many reputed journals consistently. 

Course certificate

30% for in course Assessment & 70% of end-term Proctored Exam

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