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By Hadras, 2 months ago, In English

Hi , i want to learn algorithms Is Algorithm specialization course for Tim Roughgarden  good or there are better than it ?

 
 
 
 
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2 months ago, # |
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I have done the first 3 parts of it. What I can say is that it won't help you a lot in Competitive Programming because the course stresses more on proofs and analysis of algorithms rather than problem solving.

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6 weeks ago, # |
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In my opinion, the course is quite good (I have only taken the first course). While it is true that formal parts are stressed more than practical parts, I think that in terms of CP is also quite useful. Maybe, in the short-term and depending on your level, in order to improve your CP level it is better to use other resources, but in the long-term I think it is quite profitable.