Kevin Wayne

Kevin Wayne is the Phillip Y. Goldman Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at Princeton University, where he has been teaching since 1998. He received a Ph.D. in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University. His research interests include the design, analysis, and implementation of algorithms, especially for graphs and discrete optimization. With Robert Sedgewick, he is the coauthor of two highly acclaimed textbooks, Computer Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Addison-Wesley, 2016) and Algorithms, 4th Edition (Addison-Wesley Professional 2011). Together, Sedgewick and Wayne co-developed two of the most popular courses at Princeton University and four associated MOOCs on Coursera, inspiring thousands of students locally and hundreds of thousands more worldwide. He has won numerous awards for his teaching was named an ACM Distinguished Educator in 2014.

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Algorithms, Part I (Coursera)

This course covers the essential information that every serious programmer needs to know about algorithms and data structures, with emphasis on applications and scientific performance analysis of Java implementations. Part I covers elementary data structures, sorting, and searching algorithms. Part II focuses on graph- and string-processing [...]
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Algorithms, Part II (Coursera)

This course covers the essential information that every serious programmer needs to know about algorithms and data structures, with emphasis on applications and scientific performance analysis of Java implementations. Part I covers elementary data structures, sorting, and searching algorithms. Part II focuses on graph- and string-processing [...]
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Computer Science: Algorithms, Theory, and Machines (Coursera)

This course introduces the broader discipline of computer science to people having basic familiarity with Java programming. It covers the second half of our book Computer Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach (the first half is covered in our Coursera course Computer Science: Programming with a Purpose, to be [...]
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Computer Science: Programming with a Purpose (Coursera)

The basis for education in the last millennium was “reading, writing, and arithmetic;” now it is reading, writing, and computing. Learning to program is an essential part of the education of every student, not just in the sciences and engineering, but in the arts, social sciences, and humanities, as [...]
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