This page is about the skill Algorithms, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba. The Algorithms skill covers general software and mathematics algorithms that can be implemented in most programming languages to solve common problems.
The Algorithms skill assesses knowledge of topics like Recursion, Searching Arrays, Searching Trees & Sorting.
Algorithms is a commonly assessed skill for software engineers, data scientists and data engineers.
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So, if your role requires a candidate to know Algorithms well, you can validate that with Alooba Assess.
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Algorithms can be assessed through the Concepts & Knowledge test and the Free Response Test. The Free Response Test includes different answer options like written responses, video answers and diagram answers.
Yes, you can add your own Algorithms questions via the question bank.
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