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!
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.
By Pancerny M•
Great set of topics, really good programming challenges. Lectures are NOT very helpful, mostly reading pseudocode from slides which don't make it easy to grasp the concept. Mostly I had to use other resources to understand what the lecture is about. Also, I was hoping that programming tasks will be set up the same way as in the Algorithmic Toolbox course where I could import/submit automatically everything to Coursera. For this course, none of the exercises were available in Pycharm for Edu.
By Zhongyu K•
The depth and explanation of theoretical concepts are better than the first course. I like the in depth discussion over various introduced data structures, for instance there are comparisons between naive implementations vs smarter implementations. However overall the topic is very theoretical, maybe add a little more connection of each introduced data structure with respect to its application would make the topic less dry and more motivating.
By Ashley F•
During this course, my experience was that the lectures and course notes did not seem to equip me to answer the quiz questions. While I was able to complete the practical assignments fine, I found the quizzes to be much harder and in some cases I needed to guess my way past. This may simply reflect a difficulty on my part to properly learn the material. Thanks to the authors for an interesting course, regardless!
By Andrey U•
Course content is ok, but some lectors are really boring in explaining mathematical details.
Tasks are pretty easy, and this is from algorithmic perspective, because from programming there are almost nothing to do.
And overall it feels that there are not so much info as for 5 weeks course. If it would cost lest, than it would be ok. But for 80$ I've expected more.
By Prashant S•
I completed the course, and liked the choice of topics and problems very much - thank you for your efforts! For the next version, I'd recommend having more "intuition" videos. Sort of like Andrew Ng does in his introductory ML video. Overall, the course was vey useful in giving a strong foundation of the fundamentals. thank you!
By Atharva T•
The course is great in theory while in practice they should provide solutions for the questions that we were unable to solve so as to help and benefit us in the future. Please consider this review and improve upon all other courses of this specialization.
By Maksadbek A•
Some lectures give very limited information to understand the topic. Therefore I had to watch other lectures on YouTube. Hashtables topic have much more lectures(5 hours) for 1 week. But Binary Search Trees are splitted into 2 weeks with the same hours.
By Ayush M•
For a beginner like me its totally going over the head. I mean i get the logic but if you guys can please give more code...
I am learning data structures for the first time and it is bit difficult for me to grasp it all and write codes in a week...
By SNEHAL K C•
The course was little bit boring because of some of the speakers. It was little hard to understand their accent and along with that grasp everything needed.
Also the programming challenges I found a little hard but tried to do the best to solve.
By TONG W•
The last part of this course is unsatisfied. It seems that the teacher in the last part is not very responsible for this course and he obviously has a bad preparation for this course.
By Sivagopal M•
You should provide option to download failed test cases, then we can further develop our solution by solving edge case and improve our skills.
By Mayur A 1•
Some of the lectures were not explained in a good way. Like the lectures on Amortized analysis were not much effective, according to me.
By Pradeep B P•
Course has a slow pace by the time it reaches hashing and the videos only reads out the formulas.
By YOUZHI S•
The programming exercises are not friendly at all for learners new to python and algorithms.
By Akshay P•
Learned most of the part easily... had difficulties in some part. overall good course.
Daniel kane is terrible lecturer, used lots of vague terms
By Lavangna D•
Basics not covered
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By Vivekanand G N•
Effort has been taken in putting up the assignments.
Quality of teaching is very poor and too fast to follow through . Instructors have rushed to present course material . I would not recommend this course . Princeton and Stanford offer much higher quality and presentation on the same topics.
By Jared P•
Some of the assignments seemed overly complicated and irrelevant to the topics discussed. On a few occasions the videos would mention something but never discuss the reasoning. Once I posted to the forum and no one answered so I never asked about the other questions I found during the videos.
By Dhananjay S•
The course is well designed and well taught too but, it has some limitations that the mentors and the faculties are not well interactive with the students as we as a student had to pass through various hardships to pass the programming assignment. The threads are not answered by mentors.