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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 14, 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 27, 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 Yiquan L

Jun 02, 2020

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

By Aditya B

May 03, 2020

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

By Goswami Y

Jan 11, 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 03, 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 06, 2017

Good introductory coverage and challenging assignments.

By Andrea P

Apr 02, 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 Susanta

Mar 08, 2020

This is a pretty good course on different algorithms.

By parag p

Oct 09, 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 04, 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 20, 2018

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

By anurag k

Mar 19, 2018

This course is must for any Computer Science student

By Prateek G

Mar 13, 2018

Best course out there to learn algorithmic concepts.

By Suraj J

Sep 17, 2017

This probably is the best course one could ask for .

By Zafarullah M

Sep 05, 2017

The problems were quite challenging and interesting.

By Wang H

May 26, 2017

Very good course on Algo with non-trivial exercises.

By Pritam M

Apr 12, 2020

very detailed very helpful very much worth the time