Applying algorithms | Computer Science homework help
When you have finished with your readings and thought about the topic, prepare a paper addressing the following questions:
- What is the use of algorithms in computer science?
- What are the important considerations when you develop algorithms? Provide examples of the algorithms you would like to develop.
Length: Minimum 3–5 pages excluding cover page and references. (Since a page is about 300 words, this is approximately 900–1,500 words).
Assignment-driven criteria (25 points): Demonstrates clear understanding of the subject and addresses all key elements of the assignment.
Critical thinking (10 points): Demonstrates mastery conceptualizing the problem. Shows analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of required material.
Scholarly writing (5 points): Demonstrates writing proficiency at the academic level of the course, addressing the learning outcomes of the assignment.
Quality of references (4 points) and assignment organization (3 points): Uses relevant and credible sources to support assertions. Assignment is well organized and follows the structure of a well-written paper.
Citing sources (3 points): Uses in-text citations, and references are properly formatted in APA style
MITOpenCourseware. (2011). Introduction to Algorithms, Lecture 1: Algorithmic Thinking, Peak Finding. Retrieved from http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-006-introduction-to-algorithms-fall-2011/lecture-videos/lecture-1-algorithmic-thinking-peak-finding/
Stephens, R. (2013). Essential algorithms a practical approach to computer algorithms. Wiley. Retrieved from https://doc.lagout.org/science/0_Computer%20Science/2_Algorithms/Essential%20Algorithms_%20A%20Practical%20Approach%20to%20Computer%20Algorithms%20%5BStephens%202013-08-12%5D.pdf