- Specialization: Data Science Foundations: Data Structures and Algorithms
- Instructor: Sriram Sankaranarayanan, Assistant Professor
- Prior knowledge needed: We highly recommended successfully completing Algorithms for Searching, Sorting, and Indexing (the first course in this specialization) before attempting this course.
In this module, you will learn about binary search trees and basic algorithms on binary search trees. We will also become familiar with the problem of balancing in binary search trees and study some solutions for balanced binary search trees such as Red-Black Trees.
In this module, you will learn about graphs and various basic algorithms on graphs such as depth first/breadth first traversals, finding strongly connected components, and topological sorting.
Union Find Data-structure with rank compression. Spanning trees and properties of spanning trees.Prim’s algorithm for finding minimal spanning trees. Kruskal’s algorithm for finding minimal spanning trees.
In this module, you will learn about:Shortest Path Problem: Basics.Bellman-Ford Algorithm for single source shortest path.Dijkstra’s algorithm.Algorithms for all-pairs shortest path problem (Floyd-Warshall Algorithm)
This module contains materials for the final exam for MS-DS degree students. If you've upgraded to the for-credit version of this course, please make sure you review the additional for-credit materials in the Introductory module and anywhere else they may be found.
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