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### Tutorial 2Abstract Data Types

Admin Stuffs
• Some of you request to change tutorial class…
• Transfer within my own classes (T3, T4, T5, T6) is fine.
• Transfer between different tutors requires permission.
• Ask Dr Tan Sun Teck’s permission for such changes.
• Refrain from asking lab assignments to me
• I am not supposed to help you with debugging or finding the algorithm etc…
• Bidding system not working (yet) 
• If this system is not good, I will be forced to change it…
Abstract Data Type (ADT)
• Data Structure:
• “Structure of Data”, structure makes life easier
• Algorithm:
• Step by step way to solve certain problem
• Abstract Data Type
• Data + Operations (Algorithms) to organize that data structure
• Walls: We do not need to know the implementation details
• Examples: Complex Number, Sphere, ColoredSphere:Sphere, List, etc.
• Wait!! Contradictions??
• We are given so many implementation details here! Why bother with details?
• In fact, we are going to do that throughout this module 
• To give you a strong theoretical foundation…
• Later on, you will just use these ADTs for your programming tasks
Implementing ADT in Java: Class
• Java class is used to implement these ADT
• This is the basic pattern of a class implementation:
• public class C { // save as C.java private (instance) attributes… public (instance) attributes, constructor, methods…}
• Sometimes we use “Interface”
• interface C_interface { // signature of public methods are mentioned here desired interfaces…}
• public class C implements C_interface { // a guarantee that we will implement the methods implementation must adhere the agreed interface, otherwise we have compile error}
• In main method:
• public static void main(String[] args) { C cInstance = new C();}
Object Oriented Programming
• We learned these OOP concepts via these two questions:
• Q1: Programming using agreed interfaces; Abstraction provided by ADTs; Implementing ADTs in Java.
• Q2: Software re-use, A demonstration of “Integration” of (F1_2008); (F1_Driver, F1_Team, F1_Championship); and (F1_Race)
Student Presentation
• T3
• N/A
• N/A
• N/A
• T4
• N/A
• N/A
• N/A
• T5
• Tan Yan Hao
• Tan Yan Hao
• Tan Yan Hao
• T6
• Wong Shiang Ker
• Nguyen Duy Hoang
• Nguyen Duy Hoang

Better participation level is expected for tutorial 3 onwards!

Question 1 & 2 - F1 (1)

The answer for these two questions are in the Java source codes!

Question 1 & 2 - F1 (2)
• Coded by your TA:
• F1_2008.java
• Coded by you:
• Q1:
• F1_Driver.java
• F1_Team.java
• F1_Championship.java
• Q2:
• F1_Race.java

The bridge between the two:

INTERFACE

Airbus 380 Integration Problem:

http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1169812254.html

Q3 – Compact Array
• How to add?
• Find first empty slot, insert it (bad).  O(n)
• Maintain an index of first empty slot, insert there, add the index by 1 (good).  O(1)
• How to add when full?
• Create a new array, double the size, copy the entries to new array.
• How to edit?
• Search it from left to right, if found, replace the content.
• As soon as you hit an empty slot, it means that the entry is not in the compact array.
• How to delete?
• Search it, delete the entry, shift everything on the right side of it to left by one! Tedious!
• What are the potential issues with (b) and (d)? (see above)
That’s all for today
• Next week, we will continue our lesson with Linked List.
• Maybe a better data structure than “compact array”, especially for Q3.
• Remember that the “best” data structure depends on the given scenario!