CSE 12 - Basic Data Structures and Object-Oriented Design



Use and implementation of basic data structures including linked lists, stacks, and queues. Use of advanced structures such as binary trees and hash tables. Object-oriented design including interfaces, polymorphism, encapsulation, abstract data types, pre-/post-conditions. Recursion. Uses Java and Java Collections. 

Course Objectives: 

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Students will implement and analyze fundamental data structures and algorithms that operate on them, and learn about object-oriented design of abstract data types and applications that use these data structures.

Laboratory Work: 

Programming assignments


Please see Prerequisites page.

Other Restrictions: 

Restricted to undergraduates. Graduate students will be allowed as space permits.


Every quarter: Fall, Winter and Spring. Please see Tentative Course Offerings page.