This is an advanced, rigorous course on algorithms focusing on networks, data transmission, and search engines. We learn the science that led to the founding of Google and the science behind standard compression tools. This course also covers topics in coding and data streams. The recorded lectures are from the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
course Computer Science 222. Prerequisite: CSCI E-124
, or the equivalent, is very helpful.
Course tuition: noncredit $2,000, graduate credit $2,000.
, beginning Sept. 5. Optional sections to be arranged.