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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 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 Yashaswa V

Sep 23, 2021

Brilliant course. Loved the lectures.

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!

By Bastin J

Jan 21, 2018

Excellent course with right momentum

By Jay

Aug 6, 2017

Enriching course and its assignments

By xuchun L

Mar 10, 2021

Cover the points with minimum time.

By HsiuFu K

Jul 6, 2020

This class is great. Thank Coursera

By 張娛

Nov 28, 2018

Great course!!!! Clear and logical!

By Yifan Z

Jan 28, 2018

Really learn a lot from this course

By Anuraag B

Jul 8, 2017

It was a great learning experience!

By Ismael S M S

Jan 7, 2017

The ideas from this course are fun.

By Prakhar V

May 2, 2021

Really Helpful with great examples

By Dorota K

Mar 7, 2021

great, not too easy, not too hard.

By Babak M S

Oct 31, 2018

Great course and great instructor.