[Edu-sig] learning algorithms

erik schoster ejschoster at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 21:48:51 CET 2011

Apologies for the double-post, but I just remembered the Khan Academy has
been fleshing out their computer science section. It's even taught in
python: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=36E7A2B75028A3D6

As far as a general introduction to computer science and python in
particular, I very much enjoy *How To Think Like a Computer Scientist*:

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 2:44 PM, erik schoster <ejschoster at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is a very nice introduction to the fundamentals, IMHO:
> http://algorithms.openmymind.net/
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 2:31 PM, roberto <roberto03 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have to help a teenager who's fond of computer science.
>> He told me he wants to learn "the tough algorithms out there". Of
>> course, nobody helps him at school.
>> I'd like to know some resources to guide him from the very basics of
>> programming to as far as he can at the moment.
>> Since python is my first choice, personally speaking, can you give me
>> some suggestion about a step-by-step introduction to algorithms ?
>> Thank you !
>> --
>> roberto
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