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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 Zhen Z

Jul 2, 2017

Great Course! I will keep learning the following courses.

By xuwei. l

Jun 12, 2018

very good course to revise computer science fundamentals

By Yiquan L

Jun 2, 2020

According to completed assignment, I think I get a lot.

By Aditya B

May 3, 2020

It was a lot. Really challenging stuff. But I loved it.

By Goswami Y

Jan 10, 2020

good course, because it covers all aspects conceptually

By James H

Jan 29, 2019

Loved this course. Really well explained and good pace.

By Christian C

Jan 3, 2018

Very interesting, good lectures, and balanced exercises

By Rishabh S

Jun 19, 2017

Nice course teaches best parts of algorithmic analysis.

By Julius S

Jun 6, 2017

Good introductory coverage and challenging assignments.

By Hoang H

Sep 20, 2021

very good! thanks so much My teacher, Tim Roughgarden.

By Andrea P

Apr 2, 2020

Very important concepts explained very well, loved it.

By Yifeng L

Nov 18, 2018

Learn a lot in this course! Really good for beginners.

By Apoorve m

Oct 23, 2020

Great course, but gets a little hard towards the end.

By Susanta p

Mar 8, 2020

This is a pretty good course on different algorithms.

By parag p

Oct 9, 2019

Excellent course with indepth knowledge of algorithms

By Murad T

Feb 14, 2019

great lectures, helps to develop algorithmic thinking

By Shreyas M

Jul 13, 2020

Very challenging and engaging course!! Must enrol !!

By Arkadip M

May 21, 2020

Great course for learning the details of algorithms.

By Ozgur P

Jan 29, 2020

One of the best courses I've ever done in computing.

By Antonio

Jul 4, 2019

It was my greatest honor to take this kind of course

By 李亘杰

Jan 21, 2019

Very Good,I will recommend the course to my friends~

By Saurabh

Jan 18, 2019

A great experience, always demanding full attention.


Oct 19, 2018

it's a very good start for someone beginner in this.

By anurag k

Mar 18, 2018

This course is must for any Computer Science student

By Prateek G

Mar 13, 2018

Best course out there to learn algorithmic concepts.