Study unit
3621647 Advanced Topics in Algorithms, 3-5 Cp  
Code 3621647  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Advanced Topics in Algorithms  Abbreviation ATA 
Credits 3-5 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0530 Computer Science 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Computer Science (J,K) 

Learning outcomes 

Master the algorithms and their principles that are covered in the course


The course covers selected topics of algorithms and computing in general. Topics include evolutionary algorithms, information theory, principles of data compression, branch and bound, and other topics selected during the course based on what is relevant in research

Modes of study 

Lectures 20 h + Exercises 10 h + course project

Teaching methods 

Active participation (75%) + exercises (50%) + oral examination

Study materials 

Delivered during the course

Evaluation criteria 


Accepted / failed

Extended (5 cp) variant 05 if wanted (requires written examination)


Passed Design and Analysis of Algorithms


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
No teaching

Future exams
No exams