Mar 26, 2019
The teachers are informative and good. They explain the topic in a way that we can easily understand. The slides provide all the information that is needed. The external tools are fun and informative.
Feb 02, 2020
I loved this course! So many interesting things to think about, thoughtfully explained by brilliant instructors. The puzzles really get you thinking. Such genius to put them before the lectures!
par Ashish D S•
Jul 11, 2018
This is excellent course. Make sure that you have basic knowledge of Python before taking this course.
par Arka M•
Jul 10, 2018
Great and Interesting course. Last week is a the best. Thank you for letting me have this experience
par Swarnava S•
Jun 13, 2019
Awesome course for beginners. It helped me alot to understand the logic and how to solve problems.
par Jesse W•
May 02, 2019
This course mostly consists of a set of loosely related under the umbrella of discrete mathematics. A lot of the exercises take the form of puzzles where you either have to solve the puzzle or determine whether a solution is impossible. The puzzles are fun and make for good brain exercise; however, I'm not sure if all of this has made me a better programmer. It's worth noting that most Computer Science degrees will require some form of discrete math coursework, so if you're considering CS and are worried about the math requirements, this Specialization would be good to try out.
par Anton M•
Apr 04, 2019
Great course with variety of different mathematical puzzles.
Two things can be improved:
1) It's not always obvious which global subject is discussed during the week and what is a connection with puzzles, some kind of review video at start of each week will be helpful.
2) Sometimes explanations not clear at all. I did watched some videos 2-3 times before completely understand what is going on. It will be great to have a rigours proof of theorems as supplementary reading material.
par Mike P•
Jan 31, 2019
I liked the course, and I enjoyed the math for sure. BUT, I think there were some sections that could have been explained more thoroughly and perhaps some videos that could have been shot again to be more clear. But whatever, I am very grateful to be able to learn this here :)
par Vladimir K•
Feb 05, 2018
While the material itself is important and very useful in general, the course, unfortunately, doesn't have enough practical material to help students to internalise it.
par Frederick H K K•
Jan 21, 2019
Some explanation are unclear or confusing.
par Md. Z M•
Apr 26, 2019
The course is taught by 3 instructors. This makes the experience strikingly unbalanced. The style of course delivery and explanation is very poor with one of the instructors, the one who took Week 1 and 6. The rest of the weeks were OK. The other two instructors were clear with their arguments. This course has a very different approach (do-it-yourself-before-expalnation-by-instructors), although it was mentioned clearly on the Course Info page. If you can make out yourself what strategy to apply for the interactive puzzles, then you are doing good. Otherwise, the puzzles will just be trial-and-error games for you. The instructors were kind enough to answer on the Discussion Forum, but do not expect much activity from your fellow learners as there might be very few people taking this course with you.
par jonathan c•
Apr 19, 2019
I stuck with this course for 4 weeks however i share the opinion of a few people on here...the course is very poorly explained.
The course requires basic maths and basic python however i feel it is asking a little more than that especially when it comes to programming the mathematical concepts the presenter discusses. Very little programming guidance is provided and no explanation is provided on the solution.
I feel there is better courses out there...and the course requirements are a little misleading
par Himanshu P M•
May 08, 2020
This course is good for beginner.
rather than being complicated it will change the way you think.
one advice---- you should have knowledge of python basic to complete the assignment of this course
par Jonibek N•
Apr 29, 2020
Course was good, but sometimes i needed additional sources to understand topic better. Maybe, it was because of my english. Anyway it gave me a path what i should look for! Thank you!
par Sanjay A•
Sep 18, 2017
I was waiting for such a great course on discrete Mathematics in coursera.
Thank you UC San Diego
par Dmytro N•
Oct 05, 2017
I like the course. Still some mistakes and bugs, but course is really interesting to pass. Thanks
par Putcha L N R•
Jul 09, 2019
An amazing course really!! The interactive fun assignments make it all the more interesting!! :D
par Eddy P•
Sep 23, 2018
There are many very interesting cases in this course! I will definitely recommend it to others!
par Andrew M•
Oct 26, 2017
A great introductory course and well organized. You can feel that professor loves mathematics.
par Anup K K•
Apr 27, 2020
Just the last Bonus Track problem please give some hints how to approach and solve the problem
par Radmilo M•
Apr 06, 2020
The course is perfect for those which want to learn math on deeper level in computer science.
par Rafael D d L P•
Aug 02, 2018
Great introduction to mathematical thinking and how to apply it to computational problems.
par KUMAR A•
Jan 24, 2020
This was the one-stop that I'll never regret learning things again in a different manner.
par Mahavishnu R•
Sep 07, 2019
Puzzles are great. Seems Instructors put lots of efforts into it. Different approach !
par Dr R L•
Apr 22, 2020
Good content but little problem phase in python programming
par Feyaz B•
May 08, 2020
Covered all the basics, I learnt a lot from this!
par Sowat H R•
Apr 27, 2020
Highly recommended for beginners.