Prof. Charles Leiserson
Prof. Erik Demaine
6.046J / 18.410J
This course features a complete set of lecture notes and videos. The course textbook was co-written by Prof. Leiserson.
This course teaches techniques for the design and analysis of efficient algorithms, emphasizing methods useful in practice. Topics covered include: sorting; search trees, heaps, and hashing; divide-and-conquer; dynamic programming; amortized analysis; graph algorithms; shortest paths; network flow; computational geometry; number-theoretic algorithms; polynomial and matrix calculations; caching; and parallel computing.
This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) programme as course number SMA 5503 (Analysis and Design of Algorithms).
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Leiserson, Charles, and Erik Demaine. 6.046J Introduction to Algorithms (SMA 5503), Fall 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-046j-introduction-to-algorithms-sma-5503-fall-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA