About this Specialization

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Data structures play a central role in computer science and are the cornerstones of efficient algorithms. This specialization explores the principles and methods in the design and implementation of various data structures. You will learn the essential skills for algorithm design and performance analysis. Topics covered by this specialization range from fundamental data structures to recent research results.
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 6 months to complete
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Chinese (Simplified)
Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified)
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100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 6 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
Chinese (Simplified)
Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified)

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Data Structures and Algorithms (I)

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Course2

Course 2

Data Structures and Algorithms (II)

Course3

Course 3

Data Structures and Algorithms (III)

Course4

Course 4

Data Structures and Algorithms (IV)

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  • It will take approximately 16 weeks for you to complete the Specialization.

  • Fundamental computer science and programming skills.

  • Yes, you do need to take courses in order.

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