Explain, implement, and apply the following data-structures:
Analyze the time and space complexity of algorithms using asymptotic upper bounds (big-O notation).
Explain and use references and linked structures.
Outline basic object-oriented design concepts: composition, inheritance, polymorphism.
Outline basic concepts of immutable data structures and explain the trade-offs compared to mutable data.
Write and test recursive procedures, and explain the run-time stack concept.
Analyze searching and sorting algorithms, and explain their relationship to data-structures.
Choose and implement appropriate data-structures to solve an application problem.
Understand techniques of software development, such as unit testing and version control.
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