CS 473 Algorithms, Spring 2021

Lectures: Tue, Thu, 11am-12:15pm, on Zoom

Teaching assistants:
  • Binghui Cheng (binghui2)
  • Jiasheng Hu (jh41)
  • Bochao Li (bochao2)
  • Rishub Podar (podar2)
  • Tianyi Wang (tianyiw5)
Office Hours:
Office hours will be on Zoom.
See "Zoom Links" above for room information.
  • Ruta, Wed 9:30am-10:30am
  • Shant, Tues, 4pm-5pm
  • Pooja, Fri 9:30am-10:30am
Schedule, lecture notes, and lecture videos
Course topics:
Below is a list of high-level topics that we hope to cover. This list is tentative.



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Course webpages are borrowed extensively (with gratitude and permission) from Jeff Erickson's Fall 2010 version of CS 573 and Spring 2016 and 2018 version of CS 473.