Seminar: Algorithm Design – Dijkstra, Fibonacci & Co


Marcus Kaiser and Clara Waldmann


  • Divide & Conquer (Recursion + Dynamic Programming)
  • Randomized Algorithms
  • Approximation Algorithms
  • Online Algorithms
  • Sorting in Linear Time
  • Search Trees
  • Fibonacci Heaps
  • Hashing
  • Amortized Analysis


Necessary: Algorithmic Discrete Mathematics (MA2501)


  • Introduction to Algorithms, T. H. Cormen, C. E. Leiserson, R. L. Rivest, C. Stein
  • Probability and Computing, M. Mitzenmacher and E. Upfal
  • The design of Approximation Algorithms, D.P. Williamson and D. B. Shmoys
  • Online Computation and Competitive Analysis, A. Borodin and R. El-Yaniv

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