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Data Structures and Algorithms in Python - Full Course for Beginners

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Overview

This course covers common data structures (linked lists, stacks, queues, graphs) and algorithms (search, sorting, recursion, dynamic programming) in Python. The learning outcomes include understanding data structures and algorithms, preparing for coding interviews, and improving problem-solving skills. The course teaches Python programming, data structure implementation, algorithm design, and problem-solving techniques. The teaching method includes video lessons, coding examples, assignments, and a final project. This course is intended for beginners with little to no prior knowledge of data structures and algorithms, who are interested in learning Python programming and preparing for coding interviews.

Syllabus

Introduction.
Binary Search Linked Lists and Complexity.
Introduction.
Problem.
The Method.
Solution.
Complexity and Big O notation.
Binary Search vs Linear Search.
Generic Binary Search.
Summary and Conclusion.
Assignment Walkthrough.
Introduction.
Problem- Rotated Lists.
The Method.
Solution.
Summary and Conclusion.
Binary Search Trees Python Tutorial.
Introduction.
Problem.
The Method.
Binary tree.
Traversing Binary Tree.
Binary Search Tree.
Self-Balancing Binary Trees and AVL Trees.
Summary and Conclusion.
Hash Tables and Python Dictionaries.
Introduction.
Problem.
Data List.
Hash Function.
Basic Hash Table Implementation.
Handling Collisions with Linear Probing.
Summary and Conclusion.
Sorting Algorithms and Divide & Conquer.
Introduction.
Problem.
The Method.
Custom Comparison Functions.
Summary and Conclusion.
Recursion Memoization & Dynamic Programming.
Introduction.
Problem.
The Method.
Solution.
Knapsack Problems.
The Method.
Solution.
Summary and Conclusion.
Graph Algorithms BFS, DFS & Shortest Paths.
Introduction.
Graph Data Structure.
Graph Algorithms - Breadth-First Search.
Depth-First Search.
Shortest Paths.
Summary and Conclusion.
Python Interview Questions Tips & Advice.
Introduction.
The Method.
Solution.
Summary and Conclusion.

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Reviews

4.6 rating, based on 13 Class Central reviews

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  • Profile image for KRISHNADHARSHINI L
    KRISHNADHARSHINI L
    The data structures and algorithm in python course was very helpful.My foundation has become stronger and i am confident in my basics than before learning this course.The "Data Structures and Algorithms in Python" course for beginners is a comprehen…
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    ANIKETH MOHITE

    The "Data Structures and Algorithms in Python - Full Course for Beginners" provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts essential for anyone starting their journey in programming. With clear explanations and practical examples, this course covers various data structures like arrays, linked lists, stacks, queues, trees, and graphs, as well as essential algorithms like sorting, searching, and recursion. The instructor's teaching style is engaging and easy to follow, making complex topics accessible even for beginners. Overall, this course is an excellent resource for building a solid foundation in data structures and algorithms using Python, setting learners up for success in their programming endeavors.
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    Bhavesh
    The "Python Data Structures and Algorithms" course is a stellar resource, delivering a comprehensive guide to mastering DSA using Python. With clear explanations, practical examples, and challenging coding exercises, it caters to both beginners and experienced developers. The emphasis on real-world applications and a dedicated discussion forum adds significant value. Notably, the course excels in elucidating time and space complexity analysis, crucial for writing efficient code.
  • Vendra Venkat Krishna
    I would definitely recommend this course to my friends. The 'DSA in Python for Beginners' course is an excellent starting point for anyone looking to delve into the world of data structures and algorithms. Its well-structured curriculum introduces complex concepts in an easy-to-understand manner, making it accessible even to those new to programming.
  • Profile image for Dhanyamraju Laasya Priya
    Dhanyamraju Laasya Priya
    It was a very helpful for a student who is curious about learning data structures and algorithms. It is an effective way to learn data structures and algorithms by completing the assignments provided in videos. this course made easy for self-taught learners.
  • Taksin Raja
    it is a very helpful course for me. I learned so many thing from this course. this course help me to understand the fundamentals of DSA,
  • Samiksha Prabhakar Modhave
    This course is an excellent resource for anyone looking to strengthen their understanding of data structure and algorithms with python

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    Good for learning , easy to understand and we can learn techniques and excellent to understand.
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    Naga Choudendra
    The data structures and algorithms course I reviewed provided a comprehensive overview of various data structures and algorithms, including arrays, linked lists, stacks, queues, trees, heaps, sorting, searching, and graph algorithms. The course explained each concept in a clear and concise manner, with helpful examples and interactive exercises to reinforce learning. The instructors were knowledgeable and engaging, providing insightful explanations and tips. The course also emphasized the importance of analyzing and optimizing algorithm efficiency. Overall, the course was an excellent resource for anyone looking to improve their understanding of data structures and algorithms.
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    Ankita Gautam
    This is quite a good course. It is very useful in learning Data Structures and algorithms in Python. I got very basic knowledge about python and data structures and algorithms. I is such a life saver course

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