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Intermediate Level

Calculus: derivatives and integrals. Probability theory: distributions, expectations, and moments. Some programming experience with Python.

Approx. 34 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Explain fundamental concepts for algorithmic searching and sorting

  • Describe heap data structures and analyze heap components, such as arrays and priority queues

  • Design basic algorithms to implement sorting, selection, and hash functions in heap data structures

Skills you will gain

Analysis of AlgorithmsHashtablesAlgorithm DesignPython ProgrammingData Structure Design
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Intermediate Level

Calculus: derivatives and integrals. Probability theory: distributions, expectations, and moments. Some programming experience with Python.

Approx. 34 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Data Science from University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

10 hours to complete

Basics of Algorithms Through Searching and Sorting

10 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 202 min), 9 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

9 hours to complete

Heaps and Hashtable Data Structures

9 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 120 min), 6 readings, 6 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

9 hours to complete

Randomization: Quicksort, Quickselect, and Hashtables

9 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 152 min), 6 readings, 6 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Applications of Hashtables

6 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 113 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes

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