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Intermediate Level

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

Approx. 35 hours to complete
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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 Algorithms
  • Hashtables
  • Algorithm Design
  • Python Programming
  • Data Structure Design
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Intermediate Level

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

Approx. 35 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

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This Course is part of an online degree program offered by the University of Colorado Boulder. When you enroll in a for-credit non-degree course through the university and complete it online, it counts as credit hours towards a degree at CU-Boulder. All you have to do is apply through the university.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1
Week 1
10 hours to complete

Basics of Algorithms Through Searching and Sorting

10 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 202 min), 10 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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Data Science Foundations: Data Structures and Algorithms

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