Fall 2016

This semester we meet for practice programming sessions in CU310 on Wednesday evenings, 6-8PM.

- Sep 7. Mirror Box

[Here are some more test cases] - Sep 14. Island Transit Authority
- Sep 21. Chocoholic
- Sep 28. Using backtrack search to solve sudoku puzzles.

Here are some pretty looking test cases.

Here are some easier to input test cases.Information about practice contests run by the University of Chicago can be found at http://naipc.uchicago.edu/practices/.

- Oct 5. Today's focus was learning about the University of Valladolid's
online judge (uva.onlinejudge.org).

For a fairly easy intro to the judging system, we worked on Kindergarten Counting Game.

The "main" problem for the day was The Psychic Poker Player (UVa #131). - Oct 12. Mountain Climbing
- Oct 19. Parenthesized Triplets

Here are some notes on attacking this problem.

Here is a sample solution, Plis.java. - Oct 26. Practice contest