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Area/Catalogue
COMP 2033

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
163528

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)
Study Period 3
Study Period 6

Course aim

To develop skills in selecting and implementing appropriate data structures and algorithms to develop software to solve problems.

Course content

Topics covered in this course include: the programming environment; integrated development environments, commenting and the JavaDoc tool; the Java API; inheritance; interfaces and abstract classes; polymorphism; use of Inheritance in advanced data structures; exceptions and exception handling; fundamental algorithms (searching, sorting, hash tables, binary search trees, representing graphs, graph traversals, shortest path, transitive closure, minimum spanning tree, topological sorting, simple numerical algorithms, string and pattern matching); advanced file IO: NIO, object serialisation.

Textbooks

Koffman, E.B., Wolfgang, P.A.T. 2016, Data Structures: Abstraction and Design using Java, 3, John Wiley & Sons

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMP 1048 UO Object Oriented Programming

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2250 words 50% N/A
Project 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

Mr Castiel Huang
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UniSA STEM

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