Introduction to Algorithms

Diagram of a binary search tree before and after rotation.

Rotation of a binary search tree, from the Recitation #4 slides. (Figure courtesy of Victor Costan.)


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Spring 2008



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This course provides an introduction to mathematical modeling of computational problems. It covers the common algorithms, algorithmic paradigms, and data structures used to solve these problems. The course emphasizes the relationship between algorithms and programming, and introduces basic performance measures and analysis techniques for these problems.

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Demaine, Erik, Ronald Rivest, and Srinivas Devadas. 6.006 Introduction to Algorithms, Spring 2008. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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