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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Algorithms October 15, 2001 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 6.046J/18.410J SingaporeMIT Alliance SMA5503 Professors Erik Demaine, Lee Wee Sun, and Charles E. Leiserson Handout 19 Problem Set 5 MIT students: This problem set is due in lecture on Monday, October 22 . SMA students: This problem set is due after the videoconferencing session on Wednesday, Oc tober 24 . Reading: Chapters 12 and 13 Both exercises and problems should be solved, but only the problems should be turned in. Exercises are intended to help you master the course material. Even though you should not turn in the exercise solutions, you are responsible for material covered by the exercises. Mark the top of each sheet with your name, the course number, the problem number, your recitation instructor and time, the date, and the names of any students with whom you collaborated. MIT students: Each problem should be done on a separate sheet (or sheets) of threehole punched paper. SMA students: Each problem should be done on a separate sheet (or sheets) of twohole punched paper. You will often be called upon to give an algorithm to solve a certain problem. Your writeup should take the form of a short essay. A topic paragraph should summarize the problem you are solving and what your results are. The body of your essay should provide the following: 1. A description of the algorithm in English and, if helpful, pseudocode. 2. At least one worked example or diagram to show more precisely how your algorithm works. 3. A proof (or indication) of the correctness of the algorithm....
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