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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 6.006 (Spring 2008) 
  • Course Title:
  • Introduction to Algorithms 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Erik Demaine
    Prof. Srinivas Devadas
    Prof. Ronald Rivest 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 6.006 Introduction to Algorithms

    Spring 2008

    Course Highlights

    This course features a full set of lecture notes and a set of detailed recitation slides.

    Course Description

    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.

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .tex, .py, .rb, and .zip.


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