Introduction to Algorithms

The 6.006 course logo, with a 2x2x2 Rubik's Cube in place of each zero.

In Problem Set 6, students develop algorithms for solving the 2x2x2 Rubik's Cube.


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Fall 2011



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This course provides an introduction to mathematical modeling of computational problems. It covers the common algorithms, algorithmic paradigms, and data structures used to solve these problems. The course emphasizes the relationship between algorithms and programming, and introduces basic performance measures and analysis techniques for these problems.