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DAT/305

Data Structures for Problem Solving

Online

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$1194

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Course level: Undergraduate

This course covers data structures, recursion, analysis, sorting and searching (sequential and binary), tree and tree algorithms, graphs and graph algorithms, as related to organizational problem solving across industries.

Prerequisites

None

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Explain the use of a data structures to solve organizational problems.
  • Apply data structure concepts in an organization.
  • Build a pseudocode data structure to solve a provided organizational problem.

Week 2

  • Explain the purpose and usability of data structure test and analysis techniques in a data system application.
  • Analyze an organization’s data structure.
  • Identify an organization’s common data-oriented object expression.

Week 3

  • Demonstrate how to apply recursion concepts as they relate to an organization’s data system.
  • Explain advantages and disadvantages of using recursion concepts in a data systems application.
  • Develop and describe a sample of a recursion routine in pseudocode.

Week 4

  • Explain the purpose of sorting and searching techniques and concepts in a data system application.
  • Demonstrate how to apply sorting and searching concepts as they relate to an organization data system.
  • Explain advantages and disadvantages of using sorting and searching concepts in a data systems application.
  • Develop and describe samples of sorting and search algorithms in pseudo code.

Week 5

  • Explain the purpose and usability of tree and graph algorithm techniques.
  • Apply tree and graph algorithm concepts as they relate to an organization data system.
  • Explain advantages and disadvantages of using tree and graph algorithm concepts in a data systems application.
  • Develop and describe a sample of a tree algorithm in pseudo code.

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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