MISSION 176

Hash Tables

Learn about hash tables, a versatile data structure with fast lookup and insertion times.

Objectives

  • Learn how a hash table and has functions work
  • Learn how to implement a hash table in Python
  • How to profile hash tables

Mission Outline

1. Hash Tables
2. Hash Tables
3. Hash Functions
4. Fitting Values Into An Array
5. Creating A Hash Table
6. Hash Collisions
7. Retrieving Values From Hash Tables
8. Overwriting Values
9. Profiling Hash Tables
10. Profiling Array Length
11. Hash Tables Versus Lists
12. Takeaways

Course Info:

Algorithms and Data Structures

Intermediate

The average completion time for this course is 10-hours.

This course requires a premium subscription and includes one free mission, four paid missions and one guided project.  It is the fifth course in the Data Engineer Path.

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