Course Description

Programming: Data Structures and Algorithms Using Python is a comprehensive course designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills needed to understand and implement data structures and algorithms in Python. The course is ideal for beginners who are looking to learn programming, as well as for intermediate-level programmers who wish to enhance their skills in data structures and algorithms. The course covers the fundamental concepts of data structures and algorithms, including arrays, linked lists, stacks, queues, trees, graphs, sorting, and searching algorithms. The course begins with an introduction to data structures, where learners will learn the basic concepts of arrays, linked lists, and stacks. The course then moves on to explore more complex data structures such as queues, trees, and graphs. The learners will be guided through the implementation of these data structures using Python, and they will learn how to manipulate and traverse these structures efficiently. The course then moves on to explore the world of algorithms. The learners will learn about different sorting algorithms such as bubble sort, insertion sort, selection sort, and quicksort. They will also learn about searching algorithms such as linear search and binary search. The learners will then implement these algorithms using Python and learn how to analyze their efficiency and performance. Throughout the course, the learners will be presented with real-world examples and case studies, which will help them understand how data structures and algorithms are used in practical applications. They will also be provided with hands-on programming assignments and quizzes to test their understanding of the concepts covered in the course. By the end of the course, learners will have gained a thorough understanding of data structures and algorithms and will have the skills and knowledge needed to implement them using Python. They will also be able to analyze the efficiency and performance of different data structures and algorithms, which is a critical skill in the field of programming. Overall, Programming: Data Structures and Algorithms Using Python is an essential course for anyone who wants to develop their programming skills and become proficient in data structures and algorithms using Python. Author: Prof. Madhavan Mukund (NPTEL)