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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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By Zalfaqih R

Oct 21, 2020

Thank You Stanford University for Course


Jun 6, 2020

great and detailed course for beginners.

By Steven R

Dec 5, 2019

Good Explain, make me deep understanding

By Shuxiao C

Feb 16, 2018

Quite a solid introduction to algorithm.

By 鹿由

Nov 2, 2017

best algorithm course I have ever taken!

By Sheng-Qi S

Aug 28, 2017


Thinking as a computer scientist

By Yuxuan ( G

May 17, 2020

Excellent course professor Roughgarden!

By Yuxing C

Dec 27, 2019

excellent course with clear explanation

By Ankit A

May 24, 2018

An in-depth course, that one must take!

By Puzhen Q

Jun 18, 2017

Certainly learnt a lot about algorithm.

By jinesh p

May 7, 2017

It was really nice learning experience.

By Hrithwik S

Apr 8, 2020

Good Introductory Course on Algorithms

By wuhanwen

Nov 17, 2019

important concepts very good explained

By Neeraj T

Mar 10, 2019

I found this course really challenging

By Wei Y

Jan 29, 2019

Optional videos are thought-provoking.

By egehurturk

Jun 23, 2021

Great course with a great instructor.

By Praveen

Nov 16, 2018

Learned some great things from Tim :)

By Elizabeth M

Jun 18, 2018

Good explanations with clear examples

By wileyzhao

Apr 21, 2018


By Shashikant P

Jan 4, 2018

One of the best courses I have taken!

By Vivek S

Aug 5, 2017

Really liked the approach by Prof Tim

By Artem G

Jan 2, 2021

Great course, sometimes challenging)

By Mahesh S

Jun 18, 2020

In depth analysis of all the topics!

By Avinash S

Oct 23, 2019

One of the best courses on algorithm


Mar 2, 2019

Excellent material and its delivery!