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An Introduction to the Theory of Computation

Description:
This course introduces such theoretical aspects of computing as models of computation, inherent limits on computation, and feasible computation. Topics include definition of computable functions (recursive functions, functions computable by Turing machines, functions computable in a programming language), unsolvability of the halting problem and related problems, the classes P and NP, finite automata, and context-free grammars.

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2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 1482 TuTh
16:00 - 17:15
Tran,Duc M03-0617
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/06/2016
Capacity: 42
Enrolled: 20
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = CS 320L
Course Attributes:
02 5014 TuTh
14:00 - 15:15
Tran,Duc M01-0209
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/06/2016
Capacity: 45
Enrolled: 28
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = CS 320L
Course Attributes:
50 15222 TuTh
16:00 - 17:15
Tran,Duc M03-0617
Session: CE Ses 2
Class Dates: 09/06/2016
Capacity: 2
Enrolled: 2
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = CS 320L
Course Attributes:

2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 1409 MW
19:00 - 20:15
Fejer,Peter A Y02-2300
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/23/2017
Capacity: 70
Enrolled: 74
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = CS 320L
Course Attributes:
01C 14207 MW
19:00 - 20:15
Fejer,Peter A Y02-2300
Session: CE Ses 2
Class Dates: 01/23/2017
Capacity: 5
Enrolled: 1
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = CS 320L
Course Attributes: