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About the Course

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 Brian C

Oct 12, 2020

10/10 course,

Content, explanation , it's great.

Not even gonna mention professors voice.

By Yanan L

Apr 3, 2018

Very good course on analysis of algorithms. The design side can be a little weak though.

By Nathan H

Jan 16, 2018

Challenging and insightful. Provides a great understanding of the math behind the code.

By Onkar M

Dec 9, 2017

Great course for Algorithms - Fast and instant delivery of concepts, really liked it ...

By Vrushank p

Mar 2, 2020

That was amazing experience, I recommend this course for every one excepting beginners.

By shardul k

Jan 24, 2020

Great course helps you to understand a lot of concepts and specially the math behind it

By Yunfan Z

Jul 22, 2020

Pretty good modules offered which have strengthed my fundamental skills in algorithms

By Jon S

Dec 5, 2018

Great problems, level is perfect for formalizing Do-It-Yourself programming knowledge

By Shalini M

Sep 10, 2020

Great course and instructor! the course helps you gain intuition behind algorithms.

By Junzhou J

Jan 17, 2017

The course was quite useful and enlightening!I was a good start to learn algorithms!

By Sai R

Nov 19, 2016

This course has some great quiz questions. I'd recommend it to people just for them.


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!