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The primary topics in this part of the specialization are: asymptotic ("Big-oh") notation, sorting and searching, divide and conquer (master method, integer and matrix multiplication, closest pair), and randomized algorithms (QuickSort, contraction algorithm for min cuts)....

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Sep 13, 2018

Well researched. Topics covered well, with walkthrough for exam.le cases for each new introduced algorithm. Great experience, learned a lot of important algorithms and algorithmic thinking practices.

May 26, 2020

Thank you for teaching me this course. I learned a lot of new things, including Divide-and-Conquer, MergeSort, QuickSort, and Randomization Algorithms, along with proof for their asymptotic runtime

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Mar 9, 2021

Best algorithms course ! Totally loved it. Tons of respect for Tim Roughgarden sir.


Apr 28, 2019

Very interesting course. It also gives me a chance to improve my computer language.

By Difu W

Apr 12, 2018

If the words on the screen were typed, the learning experience will be much better!

By Tanay D

Sep 22, 2020

Really good course , people with basic programming knowledge will love this course

By Pavel P

May 24, 2020

Great course! Very good and clear explanations, really good math. I will continue.

By Alexandr K

Apr 7, 2019

Great in-depth explanation of algorithm analysis, good examples of learned topics!

By charles

Nov 23, 2016

Very good course on algorithms, a lot of terms explained in details with exercises

By Guillaume D

Dec 7, 2020

Really interesting, well explained and challenging, can't wait to see what's next

By Anil K M

Nov 19, 2017

One of the best courses on Divide & Conquer and Randomized Algorithms on the web.

By Daniel H

Dec 22, 2016

Excellent course! I would recommend it to everyone who wants to learn algorithms.

By Adeesh A

Apr 1, 2020

Great explanation . All the algorithms are thought with proof of time complexity

By Aditya K J

Mar 30, 2018

A comprehensive courses with details on correctness,implementation and analysis.

By Udhayakumar S

May 31, 2017

Understood very much about random algorithms. Appreciate the rigour in analysis.

By Kevin H

Oct 29, 2020

Great Course for really diving into data structures and algorithms. Thanks Tim!

By Eyes R

May 12, 2018

Outstanding introduction to algorithms with great practice problems and quizzes

By Yifan W

Oct 23, 2016

It's an amazing courses aiming to high-level and fast-pace algorithmic thinker.

By Mafruha C

Nov 12, 2017

This cource is a path of my passion to enjoy the intelligent thought and being

By Gaurav K

Dec 13, 2016

Sir Tim Roughgarden teaches very straight forward and easy .I like the course.

By Rajat N K

Nov 14, 2019

Extremely important course if you are looking to revise your algorithm skills

By Mostafa Z

Nov 8, 2019

I have really learned a lot and made me explore different topics

Thanks a lot.

By Ramazan U

Sep 18, 2017

Great course! Beginners should be ready to put in some serious effort though.

By Anton B

Nov 19, 2018

Handwriting is difficult to understand sometimes but the content is awesome.

By Armando J B F

Oct 19, 2018

Excellent, in-depth course. The use of randomness was indeed 'illuminating'.

By Jiaxiao W

Mar 2, 2019

very clear and organized course. I learned a lot from it. Thank you so much

By Haochuan W

Jan 23, 2019

Best online course I've taken. You can possibly cross out the "online" too.