Data Structures (2014)

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This is the approved element for 2014 per the Centers of Academic Excellence program office.<ref>CAE Requirements and Resources</ref> The intent of this Knowledge Unit is to provide students with an understanding of the basic abstract data types, associated operations and applying them to solve problems.

Outcomes

  • Students will be able to list the most common structures and data formats for storing data in a computer system.
  • Students will be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different data structures/formats.

Topics

  • Strings, Lists, Vectors, Arrays
  • Heaps, Queues, Stacks, Buffers
  • Searching and Sorting
  • Trees
  • Data Formats

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See also

Related Knowledge Units

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