Data Structures Lab (CS2141)


Object Oriented Programming (CS-1143)

Object Oriented Programming Lab (CS-1141)

Recommended Book(s)

Object Oriented Data Structures Using C++ By K S Easwarakumar 

Data Structures Using C++ By D. S. Malik             

Data Structures And Algorithm Analysis In C++ By Mark Allen Weiss

Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, Inc.

Reference Book(s)

Data Structures And Algorithm In C++   By Adam Drozdek, 2nd Edition

Course Objectives

Main objective of this course is to enable students to understand and implement common data structures and algorithms to manipulate those data structures using C++ techniques. Emphasis will be on a lot of practice in writing codes to implement all the major data structures.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

Course Objectives

Course Contents

Introduction to the course and course objectives

What is Data Structures?
Why it is important to study data structures?

Linear data structures


What is stack?
Common stack examples.
Implementation of stack both static and dynamic
Applications of stack

Linked List

What is linked list?
Advantages of linked list over static list.
Implementation of linked list.
Singly linked list
Double linked list 
Circular doubly linked list


What is a queue?
Implementation of Queue both static and dynamic
Circular queue
Priority queue


What is recursion?
How to implement a recursion?
Basic Rules of Recursion

Non Linear Data Structures

What are trees?
Implementation of following type of trees.
Binary trees
Binary search Trees
AVL trees
Splay trees
B trees


What are graphs?
Implementation of graphs?
Depth first search 
Breadth first search

Tables and Hashing

What are tables?
Index function and index table.
Inverted Tables
Hash tables
Hash function
Collision resolving techniques


What is heap?
Priority Queue
Implementation of heap?
Heap Sort

Some searching and sorting algorithms (if time permits)

Basic Search
Binary Search
Quick Sort 
Selection Sort

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

Final Exam


Surprise Tests/Quizzes


Midterm Exam