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About the Course

A good algorithm usually comes together with a set of good data structures that allow the algorithm to manipulate the data efficiently. In this course, we consider the common data structures that are used in various computational problems. You will learn how these data structures are implemented in different programming languages and will practice implementing them in our programming assignments. This will help you to understand what is going on inside a particular built-in implementation of a data structure and what to expect from it. You will also learn typical use cases for these data structures. A few examples of questions that we are going to cover in this class are the following: 1. What is a good strategy of resizing a dynamic array? 2. How priority queues are implemented in C++, Java, and Python? 3. How to implement a hash table so that the amortized running time of all operations is O(1) on average? 4. What are good strategies to keep a binary tree balanced? You will also learn how services like Dropbox manage to upload some large files instantly and to save a lot of storage space!...

Top reviews

DG

May 24, 2016

I like this course very much! Rope is the cleverest task I have ever done! Of course, I hope in future I will work on even more difficult problems, but this is pretty good already for me as a student!

PS

Jul 10, 2020

I think the course content and assignments were great. A suggestion though, it will be more helpful if there are more and varied corner cases that would save time spent in thinking and making cases.

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By happypuppy

Sep 20, 2017

Great lectures and assignments - awesome course!

By Manasvi S

Jul 19, 2020

Loved the course. This was very helpful for me.

By Tantalia

Apr 23, 2016

A great class. Professors explains really well.

By sourabh k

Jul 13, 2020

This course will definitely help in my career.

By Kevalkumar H P

May 24, 2020

Amazing course! lot to learn from this course.

By Liu Y

Jun 05, 2018

Great course, I like the rope tree very much !

By Sarthak J

Oct 29, 2017

It's the best course i'have ever had till now.

By Gadiraju S V

Jul 03, 2020

IN depth explaination and very good material.

By Andrey A

Dec 22, 2016

Very informative and, at times, challenging.

By Hubert Z

Nov 01, 2019

Some programming assignments are difficult!

By Vedant P

Jan 10, 2019

Good combination of Theory and Application.

By 黄玉轩

Jul 30, 2018

Nice introductory course to data structures

By Yao Z

Oct 07, 2017

Thank you for providing this awesome course

By Basavasagar K P

Jul 07, 2020

Excellent course for learn data structures

By Adi M

Sep 23, 2018

Brilliant introduction to data structures.

By Pawan K

Dec 17, 2019

Good explanation of basic data structures

By Sunil G

Aug 13, 2017

Really good explanations and code samples

By Do H L

Apr 23, 2016

Awesome extension of the previous course.

By Alek R

Dec 11, 2018

second course is just as good as first..

By Kajal S

Jun 16, 2020

Nice course to learn data structures.

By Christian S

Nov 07, 2017

Great job! i learning so much Thanks!

By 徐理

Oct 19, 2018

good course! I've got a lot from it.

By Ahmed A S

Sep 20, 2020

It was a great learning experience.

By Parth P

May 14, 2020

Questions for assignments are good.

By 孙毅杰

Jul 25, 2018

学到很多东西,但是有的算法不会写,会卡很久,也不知道自己写的漂亮不漂亮