EE2204 DATA STRUCTURES AND ALGORITHMS Syllabus-(Common to EEE, EIE & ICE) Third (3rd) Semester | Anna University | Regulation 2008


EE2204 DATA STRUCTURES AND ALGORITHMS

(Common to EEE, EIE & ICE)

AIM:

To master the design and applications of linear, tree, and graph structures. To understand various
algorithm design and analysis techniques.

UNIT I LINEAR STRUCTURES 9

Abstract Data Types (ADT) – List ADT – array-based implementation – linked list implementation –
cursor-based linked lists – doubly-linked lists – applications of lists – Stack ADT – Queue ADT –
circular queue implementation – Applications of stacks and queues

UNIT II TREE STRUCTURES 9

Need for non-linear structures – Tree ADT – tree traversals – left child right sibling data structures for
general trees – Binary Tree ADT – expression trees – applications of trees – binary search tree ADT

UNIT III BALANCED SEARCH TREES AND INDEXING 9

AVL trees – Binary Heaps – B-Tree – Hashing – Separate chaining – open addressing – Linear
probing

UNIT IV GRAPHS 9

Definitions – Topological sort – breadth-first traversal - shortest-path algorithms – minimum spanning
tree – Prim's and Kruskal's algorithms – Depth-first traversal – biconnectivity – euler circuits –
applications of graphs

UNIT V ALGORITHM DESIGN AND ANALYSIS 9

Greedy algorithms – Divide and conquer – Dynamic programming – backtracking – branch and
bound – Randomized algorithms – algorithm analysis – asymptotic notations – recurrences – NPcomplete
problems
L : 15 TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
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TEXT BOOKS

1. M. A. Weiss, “Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in C”, Pearson Education Asia, 2002.
2. ISRD Group, “Data Structures using C”, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd., 2006.

REFERENCES

1. A. V. Aho, J. E. Hopcroft, and J. D. Ullman, “Data Structures and Algorithms”, Pearson
Education, 1983.
2. R. F. Gilberg, B. A. Forouzan, “Data Structures: A Pseudocode approach with C”, Second
Edition, Thomson India Edition, 2005.
3. Sara Baase and A. Van Gelder, “Computer Algorithms”, Third Edition, Pearson Education, 2000.
4. T. H. Cormen, C. E. Leiserson, R. L. Rivest, and C. Stein, "Introduction to algorithms", Second
Edition, Prentice Hall of India Ltd, 2001.
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