Course syllabus

Programmeringsteknik - fördjupningskurs
Programming - Second Course

EDAA01, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2022/23
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2022-02-17

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: C1, D1, E2, Pi2
Elective Compulsory for: I3, L3, M3
Elective for: BME4-sbh, F2, MD4, N2, W4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


Constructing program components which are easy to change, reusable and resource-aware requires good knowledge of advanced language constructs and programming techniques as well as data abstraction, data structures and algorithms. The aim of the course is to give students increased knowledge of object-oriented programming techniques and a selection of fundamental algorithms and data structures and to give them the ability to understand and use APIs for classical data structures and algorithms in modern object-oriented program libraries.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


object-oriented concepts and language constructs such as interface, inner classes, exceptions, generics, lambda expressions and streams. Important general interfaces such as Iterator, Comparable and Comparator. Overview of graphical interfaces. Recursion as a technique to construct and implement algorithms. Common abstract data types: Set, Queue, Stack, List and Map and their corresponding classes in the Java API. Data structures which can be used to implement common abstract data types as arrays, linked lists, trees and hash tables. Simple algorithms for efficient sorting. Introduction to techniques for analysing the time complexity of algorithms.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: For final grades, approved compulsory laboratory work, approved assignments and an approved written exam are required. The final grade for the course is based on the result of the written examination.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0108. Name: Compulsory Course Items.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved compulsory items. Contents: Laboratory work and assignments.
Code: 0208. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Approved examination. Contents: Written examination.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: EDA020, EDA025, EDA026, EDA027, EDA035, EDA510, EDA690, EDAA30, TFRD49

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Univ.adj Anna Axelsson,
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