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Fall 2011 - Schedule & Resources

ELIGIBILITY FOR ACM ECNA

If you want to attend the ACM ECNA Contest this year, please confirm your eligibility here.

Schedule

Date Agenda
Friday, 09/02/2011 (link) Introduction, Why Participate?, Sample Group Problem
Friday, 09/09/2011 (link) Problem types, Reading problems, Gotchas
Friday, 09/16/2011 (link) Dynamic Programming
Dave out of town
Friday, 09/23/2011 (link) Graphs & Combinatorics (refreshers)
Day before Muskingum
Friday, 09/30/2011 Problem from World Championships, Problem set from local contest
Dave out of town
Friday, 10/07/2011 Backtracking/Branch & Bound, Problem set
FINAL ECNA TEAM ROSTERS DUE
Friday, 10/14/2011 Full problem set, teams going to ACM ICPC ECNA will work together, all others welcome to come and participate as well.
Friday, 10/21/2011 No Practice - Teams travel to Youngstown.
Day before ACM ICPC ECNA
Friday, 10/28/2011 Review of problems from ACM, practice with "easy" problems
Friday, 11/04/2011 No Practice
Friday, 11/11/2011 Practice - Content TBD
Friday, 11/18/2011 Practice - Content TBD
11/19/2011 - Spring 2012 No Practice - See you in the spring!

Potential "Lecture" Topics (* indicates covered in a previous semester)

  • Arithmetic/Number Theory
  • Grids/Geometry

Resources

Various Contest/Strategy/Teamwork/Study Guides