About this Course

Ever played the Kevin Bacon game? This class will show you how it works by giving you an introduction to the design and analysis of algorithms, enabling you to discover how individuals are connected.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 4 months
Skill Level
intermediate
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Intro to Algorithms

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Michael Littman
Michael Littman

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Prerequisites and Requirements

This class assumes an understanding of programming at the level of CS101, including the ability to read and write short programs in Python; it also assumes a comfort level with mathematical notation at the level of high school Algebra II or the SATs.

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Why Take This Course

By the end of this class you will understand key concepts needed to devise new algorithms for graphs and other important data structures and to evaluate the efficiency of these algorithms.

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