6.854[J] Advanced Algorithms


Class Info

First-year graduate subject in algorithms. Emphasizes fundamental algorithms and advanced methods of algorithmic design, analysis, and implementation. Surveys a variety of computational models and the algorithms for them. Data structures, network flows, linear programming, computational geometry, approximation algorithms, online algorithms, parallel algorithms, external memory, streaming algorithms.

This class has 6.041, 6.042, 18.600, and 6.046 as prerequisites.

6.854[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by D. R. Karger.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2014 Subject Evaluations, 6.854[J] was rated 6.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 6.854/18.415J: Advanced Algorithms site.

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