Programming Contests and Competitions

Mohamed Elawady Computer Science Department Suez Canal University Email: mawady@acm.org 01227011260 3awady Phone:

@mawady

Agenda
Why Participating? Categories Notable Competitions Others… Problem Solving: Quick Tips References YALLA Code

researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number for true expertise: ten thousand hours.” Malcolm Gladwell Non-Fiction Writer.“In fact. Journalist .

Why Participating? Community Prize Career Skills Improvement Opportunities Aspect .

Categories Individual Team Online Onsite .

Notable Competitions Individual  C. C++  or Pascal 198 9  2 Days econdary School Students .

Notable Competitions Team(3)  C. C++  or Java 197 0  4 Days University Students .

Notable Competitions Individual  Any Lang 200 3  Anyone Older Than 13 .

Notable Competitions Team MS Platform 200 3  Anyone Older Than 16 .

Notable Competitions Individual  Any Lang 201 1  Anyone Older Than 18 .

The first method is far more difficult.“There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. A. Hoare Computer Scientist 1980 Quick Sort .” C. and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. R.

Others… .

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu Chinese philosopher .

Problem Solving: Quick Tips Data Structure String Graph Arithmetic Artificial Programming Algorithms Analysis Theory Intelligence andLanguages Geometry and Processing .

References .

Dijkstra Computer Scientist 1972 Shortest Path Algorithm .“If we wish to count lines of code.” Edsger W. we should not regard them as {lines produced} but as {lines spent}.

YALLA Code #yallacode .

YALLA Code #yallacode Due Date : 16/04/2012 .

” Alvin Toffler Sociologist & Futurist .“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write. and relearn. but those who cannot learn. unlearn.

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