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About the Course

This online course covers basic algorithmic techniques and ideas for computational problems arising frequently in practical applications: sorting and searching, divide and conquer, greedy algorithms, dynamic programming. We will learn a lot of theory: how to sort data and how it helps for searching; how to break a large problem into pieces and solve them recursively; when it makes sense to proceed greedily; how dynamic programming is used in genomic studies. You will practice solving computational problems, designing new algorithms, and implementing solutions efficiently (so that they run in less than a second)....

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Jan 19, 2021

The course was really amazing which provided deep knowledge from basic to advance that how algorithms works and how to design algorithms. Thanks to all the expert teachers who taught in this course.


Jan 19, 2017

I liked the fact that the algorithms are not just the introductory searching and sorting algorithms. The assignments are fairly difficult (I have decent scripting experience), but not impossibly so.

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By Shady A A A

Oct 4, 2021

Very good course .. Decent explanation and challenging ..

By Anurag S

Apr 26, 2022

This course is good for a beginer who wants to learn DSA

By Anika M D

Aug 16, 2020

Good concepts but difficult to get help for assignments.

By Mohamed M

Sep 22, 2019

The content is good but it requires to have some basics.

By Nitin D

Jan 21, 2019

Some subjects could be taught with bit more explanation.

By Bechitra K P

May 20, 2017

This course was great but lecture may be more simplified

By neeraj s

Aug 3, 2020

the assignment are little tough for a beginner like me.

By Andrey Z

Oct 31, 2018

I learned something new and useful for my profession.

By Ganesh s m

Jun 20, 2020

It was a great experience. Learn a lot of new things

By Abhinav K

Jun 16, 2020

This platform is very nice to create your knowledge.

By Nagarjuna V H

Dec 31, 2016

Pretty informative and helps you refresh the basics.

By Harshavardhan B

Sep 29, 2020

Great course, could do with a bit more spacing out.

By Ahmed B A M

Jun 29, 2020

Not the best explanation but problems are very good

By Sean M

Jun 29, 2017

Good Course overall but instructor support is weak.

By Warriors

Nov 18, 2020

I know the complexity of programs for my interview


Jul 27, 2020

A good course promoting learning in the best way.

By keswani M

Jun 12, 2020

Very good course for beginners and intermediates.

By Adi T

Mar 16, 2020

Dynamic programming has quite difficult problems.

By 祈璃

Jul 21, 2021

Week 5 is terrible but the other weeks are good.

By Avinash P

May 17, 2020

The dynamic programming part was not very clear.

By Jadhav J N J

Aug 26, 2019

Good course, come to know more about algorithms

By Artem O

May 28, 2019

не понятно было из видео по dynamic programming

By Vipul S

Jul 22, 2019

Liked the content and assignments too. Thanks!


Oct 22, 2017

Good course with ample of practice questions.

By Jeff O

Jun 3, 2017

I feel like DP needs to be covered a bit more.