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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 Kartik S S

Sep 17, 2020

Great course and amazing mentor.

By chai_Y

Oct 07, 2019

Good lesson and proper workload.

By Shaik R

Aug 23, 2017

Very good Course for Algorithms.

By ajay t

Jun 28, 2017

Great introduction to Algorithms

By Ryan S

Jun 11, 2017

Gives great intro to algo design

By Songhao B

Jun 09, 2020

Great course ! Nice instructor!

By Tomas F

Jun 25, 2017

Challenging but very satisfying


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By 段晓迪

Mar 18, 2020

very good learning experience.

By Devarsh G s

Aug 04, 2019

its amazing and really helpful


May 27, 2019

Very thorough and informative!

By Nabarun D

Aug 27, 2018

Great course! Cool Instructor!

By Lucas E S

Feb 12, 2018

Awesome, I've learned so much!

By Tyantov

Nov 17, 2017

Very nice course, thanks Tim!

By Saikumar S

Mar 25, 2017

Very useful course..Loved it.

By Darin W

Feb 09, 2020

great course and challenging

By Dinghan X

Oct 24, 2019

its fast paced but I love it

By Mario R G

Jul 12, 2019

Extremely clear and concise.

By Jayesh K S

Jul 24, 2018

great course....detailed one

By kwadwo a

Jul 17, 2018

Challenging and enlightening

By Miguel Y L

Aug 15, 2020

It was a productive course.

By Ketan L

May 28, 2018

Great Course to begin with.

By Janus A

Jul 17, 2020

It was tough but worth it!

By Dhruva M

Jan 14, 2019

great course for begineers

By Diego F C

May 14, 2018

Challenging and insightful