MSc (Mathematics and Computing) Programme:Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Typology Master
Location Patiala
  • Master
  • Patiala

Where and when
Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

Semester I

Real Analysis – I
Linear Algebra
Complex Analysis
Fundamentals of Computer Science and C Programming
Discrete Mathematical Structure
Differential Equations

Semester II

Real Analysis –II
Advanced Abstract Algebra
Computer Oriented Numerical Methods
Data Structures
Data Based Management Systems
Operating Systems

Semester III

Computer Based Optimization Techniques
Computer Networks

Semester IV

Functional Analysis

Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Introduction to Models of Computation: Growth Function, Summations, Recurrences – substitution, iteration, overview of Data Structures-stacks, queues, trees, heaps, hashing, sets and graphs. Algorithm Definition, Analyzing algorithms, order arithmetic, time and space complexity.

Divide and Conquer: general method, binary search, merge sort, quick sort, selection problem, median, and order statistics.

Greedy method: Job Sequencing, Knapsack problem, optimal merge patterns, minimum spanning trees.

Dynamic Programming: Use of table instead of recursion, all pair shortest path, 0/1 knapsack, optimal binary search tree, traveling salesperson problem.

Graphs: Traversals, Topological sorting, minimum spanning tree, single source shortest paths, Dijkstra and Bellman ford algorithms, all – pair shortest paths, maximum flow problem. code optimization.

Backtracking: 8 queens problem, sum of subsets, graph coloring, Knapsack problem.

Matrix Algorithms: Strassen’s algorithm, Transpose of a matrix, Matrix Inversion,

Advanced Algorithm Technique: P, NP, NP- Hard and NP-complete, deterministic and non deterministic polynomial time algorithm approximation, algorithm for some NP complete problems. Introduction to Parallel Algorithms (CRCW, EREW algorithms)

Laboratory Work

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