Who is this class for: Programmers with basic experience looking to understand the practical and conceptual underpinnings of algorithms, with the goal of becoming more effective software engineers. Computer science students and researchers as well as interdisciplinary students (studying electrical engineering, mathematics, bioinformatics, etc.) aiming to get more profound understanding of algorithms and hands-on experience implementing them and applying for real-world problems. Applicants who want to prepare for an interview in a high-tech company.


Created by:  University of California, San Diego, Higher School of Economics

  • Alexander S. Kulikov

    Taught by:  Alexander S. Kulikov, Visiting Professor

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering

  • Michael Levin

    Taught by:  Michael Levin, Lecturer

    Computer Science

  • Daniel M Kane

    Taught by:  Daniel M Kane, Assistant Professor

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering / Department of Mathematics

  • Neil Rhodes

    Taught by:  Neil Rhodes, Adjunct Faculty

    Computer Science and Engineering
Basic Info
LevelIntermediate
Commitment4 weeks of study, 5-10 hours/week
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How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 921 ratings

Great lectures and assignments - awesome course!

Great course! I figured disjoint sets was pretty interesting - the rest of the material I get by with no issues, but boy: the BST advanced assignments (splay trees) in week 6 is by far the hardest assignments I tried in both Algorithmic Toolbox and Data Structures. It's a pretty big jump in difficulty (I don't think they explained splay trees in the lectures very well; it was pretty fast), but I was so ecstatic when I solved it that I didn't mind.

Excellent excersises, well taught, good forums. This course is great and covers lots of data structures!

this is my second course that I have taken. I learned many things this course is more difficult than algorithmic toolbox but when you work hard you can finish all units

in the beginning i thought that i would not be able to continue because i dont have a lot of knowledge in c+, java or python, but i decided to learn c+ sonce the first course. these coursed were very difficult but i could finish then and this is all because of the professors whom were excellent and the challenging homework.

Thanks to everyone that has dedicated there time and resources to mke this wonderful course, I appreciate it a lot