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.
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.
By Sulthan k•
Apr 25, 2020
The language of the lecturer is soo noisy and can't understand the words.
After Listening to the first lecture itself I'm unenrolling from the course.
By Die J•
May 4, 2016
Feedback in assignment is not good enough.
For example, for the points and segment, there are no correct answer in output as a reference.
Dec 30, 2020
Teachers and faculties are not very good at explanation. Moreover all of them had boring faces like they are not interested to teach us.
By Amit B•
Sep 19, 2020
The content should be more beginner friendly. It quickly transitions pace to intermediate level. I found week 3 to 5 very difficult.
Nov 16, 2017
The programming technique - like DP, Greedy could have been better. I had to go to other website to better understand the concepts.
By Alberto N•
Jul 8, 2021
Poorly explanied in half of the course like Dynamic Programming, and all Pavel parts exluding the Change Problem
By José L S•
Dec 16, 2021
Course was not clearly explained. I had difficulty following along with the course materials.
By Jian W•
Aug 20, 2019
Some Algorithm are not clear, and the homework submission system is not friendly at all!
By Bhushan N•
May 14, 2021
Things are just too complicated. Course could have easily been made easy to understand.
By Sonia R•
Jul 15, 2017
Teaching technique can be better and more interesting. Not so suitable for beginners.
By Ahmed M•
Jun 6, 2020
Was useful to week 4
after that the explanation of the algorithms became very poor
By Sakib A K•
Aug 21, 2020
Need To improve more about clearing the topics and also the assignment.
Jul 11, 2021
Videos are not sufficient to clear all the assignment problems.
By salman k•
Apr 11, 2020
The course is not very specific for my subjects .
By Bharath K S•
May 22, 2020
I genuinly couldn't follow it,Sorry!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By Manthan P•
Apr 18, 2022
Too fast explanations in DP section
By S T•
Aug 13, 2020
it's very hard
By Emad E D A T•
Oct 25, 2021
By Vin T•
Jun 29, 2020
I have just finished inspecting the first course, algorithm toolbox, to get a taste of the whole specialization and to compare other offerings in this e-platform.
I understand this is a difficult topic to teach but this is exactly the whole point of teaching ! Making complex topics simple to learn and digest.
This is my critique of the course in simple terms:
a) Quality of presentation slides; poor
b) Foreign english accent makes it difficult to follow
c) Disconnect between topics, I felt the three main techniques covered in the material were disjointed somehow. E.g. dynamic programming has serious gaps and the whole lessons felt like a big black box that you need to fill up with external resources (youtube, khan academy, google search)
d) mathematical background and terminology / jargon used overly bloated.
By Farshid M•
Aug 11, 2019
Great material, review- but course setup is not efficient. programming assignments are failed with zero useful feedback, so debugging is unnecessarily too time consuming. In practice error messages are more informative. I am all for encouraging independence and not hand holding, but when the grader says "failed test 7/16, unknown signal 11", Just telling students to "test your code more" is not a good use of their time nor an efficient and effective way of teaching.
By Mohammad H T•
Sep 9, 2021
Don't sign up for this course. The content delivery is poor. The way they designed the course homework is to test your code with many test cases. If your code fails, they don't share it with you what the test case is. You will spend a lot of time wasting to understand what's the problem with your code or algorithm. You can learn way more by spending same amount of time.
By Chris B•
Jun 27, 2022
Would give a negative star rating and it's too much information to process my brain is overloaded with crap and bs. Hate to say it but I have disability and NO time for stupid wordy instruction OR computer coding issues. Sandbox I ended up HATING!! It's NOT for everybody in my opinion. Leaving this course like heart attack!! What a wasted month into summer!
By Mengxin X•
Apr 12, 2022
oh hell. I wish I saw comments before purchasing. DONT LEARN FROM THIS COURSE. I spent double even tripple time watching other videos to understand what they are talking here.
I though I was too stupid to understand, and to solove the assignments. after seeing that it happens to a lot of learners here, I got back a litte portion of my confidence.
By Derek E•
Aug 10, 2021
The course seemed like it was going to work out well, but, the Kotin code that is included in the lessons doesn't work with stdin locally. The support offered by the course didn't give me any help in figuring out what the issue was. I would have had to have refactored all of the code in the examples in order to complete assignments.
By Linh N•
Aug 18, 2019
The explanations for examples were hard to understand. Sometimes, there was no clue for your bug to fix and you had to dig up tons of external resources to pass the assignments without any help from mentors, and that made the price of this course ridiculously high.