Lecture 1: Administrivia, Introduction, Analysis of Algorithms, Insertion Sort, Mergesort
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"We're going to get started. Handouts are the by the door if anybody didn't pick one up. My name is Charles Leiserson. I will be lecturing this course this term, Introduction to Algorithms, with Erik Demaine. In addition, this is an SMA course, a Singapore MIT Alliance course which will be run in Singapore by David Hsu. And so all the lectures will be videotaped and made available on the Web for the Singapore students, as well as for MIT students who choose to watch them on the Web. If you have an issue of not wanting to be on the videotape, you should sit in the back row. OK? Otherwise, you will be on it..."
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