COS 109 Monday December 7
Housekeeping
Lab 8 and Assignment 9 are posted
Final exam January 18 (Monday) at 7:30PM
In class, 3 hour exam
A review session will be held on January 14 (time and location TBA)
Reading assignment for next Monday (also poste
Lecture Overview October 5, 2015
Housekeeping
Third assignment posted
Second lab posted
Questions about second assignment
Review of first assignment/first lab
Computer circuitry from logic gates to silicon
AND, OR and NOT
NAND, NOR and XOR
Basic circuit
COS 109 Monday October 12
Housekeeping
Problem Set 4 and Lab 3 are available
Questions about previous assignments
Problem Set 2 returned today (with a few Problem Set 1s)
A few math issues
If you have 4 people and each loses 1 pound per day, how
long
COS 109 Wednesday October 14
Housekeeping
Questions about assignments
Continuing our discussion of algorithms
Review of linear time and log time algorithms
Sorting algorithms
More complex algorithms
NP completeness
Programming languages
Differences b
Bits, bytes, and representation of information
digital representation means that everything is
represented by numbers only
the usual sequence:
something (sound, pictures, text, instructions, .) is converted
into numbers by some mechanism
the numbers c
COS 109 Wednesday October 8
Housekeeping
Assignment 1 returned today
Any questions on Assignment 3 or Lab 2
Any questions about course material
Homework extensions of due dates
Midterm scheduling
Overview of today s lecture
Models of computation
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Outline
NP-Completeness Proofs
Matt Williamson1
1
Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
West Virginia University
Graph Theory, Packing, and Covering
Williamson
NP-Completeness Proofs
Outline
Outline
1
NP-Complete Problems in Graph
Outline
Logarithmic Space
Lee Zaniewski1
1 Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
West Virginia University
Zaniewski
Logarithmic Space
Outline
Outline
1
The Relationship between L and NL
Denitions
Relations
REACHABILITY
2SAT
L-comp
Outline
The polynomial hierarchy and PSPACE
Piotr Wojciechowski1
1 Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
West Virginia University
Wojciechowski
PH and PSPACE
Outline
Outline
1
The complexity class DP
Denition of DP
Problems in DP
Outline
The class NP
Xiaofeng Gu1
1 Department of Mathematics
West Virginia University
NP-completeness
Xiaofeng Gu
NP-Complete Problems
Outline
Outline
1
Problems in NP
2
Variants of Satisability
3SAT
2SAT
MAX2SAT
NAESAT
3
Graph-Theoretic Problems
INDEPEN
Outline
A Randomized Algorithm for Primality
Piotr Wojciechowski1
1 Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
West Virginia University
Wojciechowski
Primality
Outline
Outline
1
Looking at Primality
An attempt at a simple algorithm
Pro
Outline
Parallel Computation
Matt Williamson1
1 Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
West Virginia University
Algorithms, Models, Classes NC and RNC
Williamson
Parallel Computation
Outline
Outline
1
Parallel Algorithms
Matrix Mul
Outline
Circuit complexity
K. Subramani1
1 Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
West Virginia University
April 1, 2009
Subramani
Complexity Classes
Outline
Outline
1
Circuit Complexity
Circuits
Circuit complexity of Reachability
Lecture Overview September 28,
2015
Housekeeping
Questions about first assignment
Questions about first lab
Second assignment available today (due next Monday)
Review of last Wednesdays lecture
Representing information
Converting binary to decimal
Lecture Overview September 30, 2015
Housekeeping
Questions about second assignment
Questions about first lab
Second lab will be available by weeks end
Third assignment available by Monday
Lectures and course material
Pace of the class
Questions about
COS 109 Monday October 19
Housekeeping
Problem Set 5 and Lab 4 are available
Problem Set 5 due after break!
Midterm next week
90 minutes to take it
No class next Wednesday (can do midterm here then)
Will be available from Wednesday 1201 AM to Friday 11
COS 109 Monday October 26
Housekeeping
Midterm this week
90 minutes to take it
No class next Wednesday (can do midterm here then). I will bring
copies.
Will be available from Wednesday 1201 AM to Friday 1159PM on
blackboard
Midterm review today (10/26)
COS 109 Wednesday December 2
Housekeeping
Final exam January 18 (Monday) at 7:30PM
In class, 3 hour exam
A review session will be scheduled in advance of the exam
Todays class
A history of codes from Caesar to Turing
Issues in designing a code/crypt
COS 109 Wednesday December 9
Housekeeping
Lab 8 and Assignment 9 are posted
Final exam January 18 (Monday) at 7:30PM
In class, 3 hour exam
A review session will be held on January 14 (time and location TBA)
Reading assignment for next Monday (also po
COS 109 Monday November 16
Housekeeping
Lab 6 and Problem Set 7 available now
Lab 6 is due by midnight on Friday November 27
Problem Set 7 is due by 5 PM on Monday November 30
Because these deadlines have been extended, there will be no
further extensi
COS 109 Wednesday October 21
Housekeeping
Midterm next week
90 minutes to take it
No class next Wednesday (can do midterm here then)
Will be available from Wednesday 1201 AM to Friday 1159PM on
blackboard
Midterm review Next Monday (10/26) at 7PM in roo
COS 109 Monday November 23
Housekeeping
Lab 6 and Problem Set 7 due dates
Lab 6 is due by midnight on Friday November 27
Problem Set 7 is due by 5 PM on Monday November 30
Because these deadlines have been extended, there will be no
further extensions
COS 109 Wednesday November 11
Housekeeping
Midterm grades
Midterm suitably scaled (50%) + labs (25%) + problem
sets(25%)
When doing Javascript, use Chrome and not Safari
Todays class
A few final examples of Javascript
Software systems
How larger pro
COS 109 Monday December 14
Housekeeping
Final exam January 18 (Monday) at 7:30PM
In class, 3 hour exam
A review session will be held on January 14 (time and location TBA)
Todays class
Lets talk about social networks
Opening questions
Why do you use
COS 109 Wednesday November 18
Housekeeping
Lab 6 and Problem Set 7 due dates
Lab 6 is due by midnight on Friday November 27
Problem Set 7 is due by 5 PM on Monday November 30
Because these deadlines have been extended, there will be no
further extensio
COS 109 Monday November 9
Housekeeping
Midterm results
Reviewing a few problems
Problem Set 6 and Lab 5 available
Todays class
An introduction to programming in Javascript
Software systems
Midterm Grades
Average Score 61.4/90
iPhone available memory
COS 109 Wednesday December 16
Housekeeping
Final exam January 18 (Monday) at 7:30PM
In class, 3 hour exam
A review session will be held on January 14 (time and location TBA)
Todays class
An overall review of COS 109
Revisiting a few ideas
A look to
COS 109 Monday September 21
Announcements
I won t be here on Wednesday (Jewish holiday); class will be
taught by Brian Kernighan
Powerpoints (in whole or abstracted) for all lectures will appear
on the website after class
First assignment is available
COS 109: Computers in our World
David Dobkin
dpd@cs.princeton.edu (best way to reach me)
419 Computer Science Building,
office hours Mon 3:00-4:00 & Wed 3:00-4:00
or make an appointment
COS 109 web site:
www.cs.princeton.edu/courses/archive/fall15/cos10