Computer Science (Sci) : Probabilistic analysis of algorithms and data structures under random input. Expected behaviour of search trees, tries, heaps, bucket structures and multidimensional data structures. Random sampling, divide-and-conquer, grid methods. Applications in computational geometry and in game tree searching. Combinatorial search problems. Algorithms on random graphs.
Terms: Fall 2013
Instructors: Luc P Devroye (Fall)