Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    
    Sep 22, 2021  
Courses of Study 2021-2022
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CS 5199 - [Competition Programming and Problem Solving Seminar]


     
Fall, Spring. Not offered: 2021-2022. Next offered: 2022-2023. 1 credit. S/U grades only.

Prerequisite: CS 2110 .

R. VanRenesse.

Seminar will focus on advanced algorithms and their implementations related to programming contests. Course will emphasize on problem-solving skills so students learn how those algorithms can be applied to solve abstract programming contest/technical interview problems. Every week the seminar will feature a presentation by either a faculty member or a student on related topics. Potential topics include: advanced data structures (i.e. union-find set, segment tree), advanced graph algorithms (i.e. connectivity algorithms), applied number theory and combinatorics, dynamic programming algorithms, stringology (i.e. Knuth–Morris–Pratt algorithm, suffix tree), computational geometry (i.e. convex hull, half-plane intersection), constructive algorithms, and exponential algorithms.



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