Oct 13, 2017
Great into to Java, instructors have clearly put thought in to the format with the choose your own learning style videos, and additional coverage where it may be needed. These have been very helpful.
Jun 08, 2017
Fantastic course! I would recommend to anyone interested in learning the graph data structure in a fun and hands-on and engaging way! Definitely one of the best courses I have followed on Coursera.
by Diana M•
Jan 26, 2016
As 2 previous courses of this specialization - the authors did a great job! I really enjoy it and learn a lot of things. The workload is perfect: not too much, so you can get things done on time, but still pretty informative and intense. The way the material is presented is beyond all expectations. I really recommend this specialization to anybody looking for a good course of algorithms in Java.
Mar 27, 2019
Awesome course to explore real time applications of graphs, shortest path algorithms and np-hard problems such as Hamiltonian and TSP.
by Vimal C•
Mar 27, 2019
It's a very enjoyable course, very well delivered, loved it. Highly recommended for anyone interested in Computer Science.
Christine's lectures are the best. Mia's video lectures are also fine. Leo's video lectures don't come out too well as he doesn't look very comfortable doing video lectures!!
One suggestion - You can compress this to 5 weeks from 6 weeks, or include more material.
All together, excellent course.
Jun 16, 2019
Useful course, but in one week can be problem with waiting for peer grade reviews
by Петухов И А•
Jun 01, 2019
For me it was quite hard to understand some data structures because I did not attend the previous course on data structures. Despite that fact, I really enjoyed the course.
by Ian W•
Aug 22, 2019
Very good course on graphs with some challenging projects. These really helped me nail down the concepts and get a deeper understanding of algorithms and data structures.
Oct 08, 2018
peer-view maybe cause the lateness of my certificate and maybe i should pay more money even if i have finished the course.
by Pooya S•
May 25, 2016
good job however I think it was quite short and quite shallow
by Rohan P•
Jan 17, 2016
A few more graph algorithms and their implementations, if added to the course, would be nice.
by Leah S•
Mar 23, 2018
Really hated "Just guess the closest of the multiple choice if your answers don't match. It's not always exact." as quiz instructions. That was just horrible. Figure out some better way of grading it.
The rest of the course was lovely, challenging and fun. I especially enjoyed the NP section.
by Gregory B•
Mar 12, 2016
For me, it is easier to grasp algorithms that are written out than audio/video description. I would have given 5 stars if the course material accommodated different learning styles for each chapter. I had to do a fair amount of searching for information on the A Star search algorithm to the understand the subtle details.
by Amardeep M•
Sep 07, 2016
by Makoto I•
Nov 06, 2016
Overall, I enjoyed this course. Especially from week 1 to 3 where the course contents were simply amazing.
It would be great if week 4 and 5 can engage the students like week 1 to 3, and the forum can be more alive.
by Zoran H•
May 30, 2016
I give really high marks for this course as the graphs are presented in a proper and practical manner. I have a suggestion to present the High Level of Graphs more in the area of Information theory. Otherwise it is nice approach and very good implementation of the material and exams.
by Mu X•
Aug 27, 2016
I think it would be better if the lectures can go a little bit deeper on the topics in this course.
by Nay M L•
Nov 26, 2017
It was very interesting to learn in-depth graph data structure in Java. Access to the interactive JavaFX application is a bonus.
by Fan Y•
Dec 11, 2016
The projects are fun, but the course is too short and abbreviated.
by ROHIT K R•
May 02, 2017
Very well structured course.
by Roy G C•
Jun 11, 2018
Beautiful course. I only disliked not being explained anything regarding the GUI used and how everything was created. But in terms of algorithms and advanced data structures, it was lovely. I highly enjoyed learning about graphs, traversing algorithms, complexity theory and the like.
by Jeffrey L•
Dec 27, 2015
Very interesting programming assignment for the BFS, Dijkstra and A* methods. Great job with that.
The coverage of the TSP was weak -- room for improvement there. Perhaps include a programming assignment.
Overall, the course was a worthwhile investment of time.
by Vasanth B•
Sep 16, 2017
I like this course. It helps me to break my fear of using complex data structure. It changed my approach to complex problems. Thanks to the Instructors :)
by Dong C•
Dec 26, 2017
As usual, I really love this specialization, but I didn’t rate 5 stars, I feel like the videos are fewer to help go through the project. I was stuck in week 4 and it is really really challenging, but I do enjoy the process to figure out all the details and think it over and over again. Thanks UCSD professors ;)
by Diyi L•
Sep 05, 2017
It is a good course. It lets you to understand basic data structures and lets you code some data structures (mainly graph data structures) on your own (it takes some time to finish assignment). However, I think there are much more data structures in Java not covered in this course (like all kinds of trees), which means this course doesn't tell you EVERY MAJOR data structure in Java and their usage. It just tells you how to check javadoc on your own. I think an introduction about other frequently used data structures will be helpful.
by Marie B•
May 27, 2016
The course content and presentation was excellent. I love the large-project format of the classes in this specialization. I only wish this course had more resources for working offline, at a level that matches the previous courses in the specialization.
by Thiago C F•
Dec 23, 2015
Great instructors, videos and activities. The projects are really enjoyable to enroll.