SENG6120

Introduction to Software Engineering 2

10 Units

Expands the problem-solving techniques of SENG6110 to large problems, with an in-depth study of an object-oriented software analysis and design methodology. Software implementation techniques and standards are introduced with the aim of improving programming skills. Students use fundamental algorithmic techniques and structures such as stacks, queues, trees and heaps as tools for problem solving design and implementation.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. To understand the Object-Oriented notions and how the notions are implemented in object-oriented programming languages.
  2. To understand the need for the most appropriate data structure to provide the best solution to a problem
  3. To understand and use Linear, Hierarchical and Graph Structures in problem solving and algorithms
  4. To understand and use arrays and linked structures in implementing data structures
Content
  1. Exposure of object-oriented language features such as inheritance, pointers, memory management, program components and constructions, tools eg makefiles; comparison of object-oriented programming language features.
  2. Stacks, Queues, Linked Lists, Deques, Doubly Linked Lists, Sequences
  3. Trees, binary search using tree
  4. Hashing
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): SENG4420. Students who have successfully completed SENG4420 are not eligible to enrol in SENG6120.
Assumed Knowledge SENG6110
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments
  • In Term Test: Examination: Class
  • Formal Examination: Examination: Formal *
Contact Hours
  • Computer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Requisites
  • Course Assessment Requirements:: 1. Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. (Students must obtain 40% in the final exam to pass the course.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for SENG6120

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