Algorithms: Explained and Animated

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About this app

Enjoy watching, trying, and learning with this guide to algorithms. The wide-ranging field of algorithms is explained clearly and concisely with animations. Deepen your understanding by exploring concepts in "Sim Mode". Also includes algorithms closer to home involving encryption and security. Come on, let's take a journey into the world of algorithms!


==== Categories and Included Topics ====

[ Sort ]
Bubble Sort, Heap Sort, Quicksort ... (6 topics)

[ Clustering ]
k-means Algorithm

[ List Search ]
Linear Search, Binary Search

[ Graph Search ]
Breadth-First Search, Dijkstra's Algorithm, A* algorithm ... (5 topics)

[ Math ]
Euclidian Algorithm, Primality Test

[ Data Compression ]
Run-Length Encoding, Huffman Coding

[ Security ]
Hash Functions, Public-Key Cryptosystem, Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange, Digital Certificates ... (10 topics)

[ Data Structures ]
Lists, Stacks, Heaps, Binary Search Trees ... (7 topics)

[ The Web ]
PageRank

[ Recursion ]
Tower of Hanoi


==== Recommended for... ====

[ People in the IT and software industries ]

Whether it be website creation or website management, game development or system development, when using a computer to work as a team or work with clients, a broad knowledge of programming and information security is essential.
With "Algorithms: Explained and Animated", you can firmly strengthen that fundamental knowledge.


[ People interested in programming and information technology ]

While there are many technical books on programming and the internet, their simple drawings and long explanations don't facilitate learning as much as they do boredom. With "Algorithms: Explained and Animated", anything from complex data structures like "hash tables" and "heaps" to information security topics like the "public-key cryptosystem" and "digital certificates" can be easily understood with animations.


[ Experienced programmers and engineers ]

When using standard methods like libraries, the more basic the concept, the more impenetrable it can seem. You might also find yourself struggling to explain concepts to a less-experienced colleague. For times like those, use "Algorithms: Explained and Animated" to keep your skills from getting rusty.


==== Downloading and Viewing All of the Algorithms ====

This app is free to download. A portion of the app's topics can be viewed after choosing to "Purchase all algorithms".


==== On Tablet ====

This app is also compatible for use on tablet.


==== Supported languages ====

- English
- Español (Spanish)
- Português (Portuguese)
- 中文 (简体字) (Chinese (Simplified))
- Русский (Russian)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- 한국어 (Korean)
Updated on
Nov 14, 2018

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4.5
8.02K reviews
Vincent Lam
November 11, 2019
Great visualizations and explanations.Lots of emphasis on demystifying concepts and articulating them by giving real world application contexts to topics. It would be the perfect app if it would include time/space notations and/or some basic sample code. Sometimes theres a little lag but nothing severe. I strongly recommend it and if the developer is looking for suggestions I'd think it would be great to include topics I'm depth such as Map Reduction and various Combinatorics paradigms.
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Ronald Bazillion
January 26, 2020
Very good app, it helps in understanding the concepts. If you are on an interview and asked to do a bubble sort, or a selection sort, you can visually see the algorithm in your mind helping you to code it on a white board. Being able to visualize the algorithms in action helps you understand them.
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Felix Medam
December 20, 2021
Playful and intuitive introduction to the algorithms. BUT, I really miss the big O notation for the algorithms. Also an explanation why they have this run time or space requirement would be perfekt. The second thing I miss, is an deeper explanation of best and worst case scenarios of the algorithms. If these features are included I would consider to pay for the (interesting) premium algorithms.
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Fixed bug where buttons hidden