Algorithms and Complexity (Advanced) (COMP2907)


An advanced alternative to COMP2007; covers material at an advanced and challenging level.

This unit provides an introduction to the design and analysis of algorithms. The main aims are (i) to learn how to develop algorithmic solutions to computational problem and (ii) to develop understanding of algorithm efficiency and the notion of computational hardness.

Further unit of study information


Lecture 3 hrs/week; Tutorial 2 hrs/week.


Through semester assessment (40%) Final Exam (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Distinction level result in INFO1105 or INFO1905

Assumed knowledge: MATH1004

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.