Who is this class for: Learners with at least a little bit of programming experience who want to learn the essentials of algorithms. In a University computer science curriculum, this course is typically taken in the third year.


Created by:  Stanford University

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Course 2 of 4 in the Algorithms Specialization.
LevelIntermediate
Commitment4 weeks of study, 4-8 hours/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180-acre (3,310 ha) campus near Palo Alto, California, United States.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 159 ratings

Great course with meticulous explanation but the coding assignment description is not so clear.

Continues to be an engaging and clear teacher.

I enjoyed this course, it was more challenging than the first one in the sequence, especially in the graph-search portion. The last 2 weeks are much more simple, but it is still essential for any serious student of CS to learn about data structures, especially common and practical DS such as heaps and hash tables.

The professor is amazing. He has the ability to present the material very clearly, concise, and with a good dose of humour! I would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in algorithms and data structures as an undergraduate or a professional.