CS4991 - Competitive Programming

Fall 2017 Syllabus

Course for students majoring in Computer Science. This course is to prepare students for programming competitions by practicing challenging programing problems.

Prerequisites: CS1400

Course fee: $25, used to assist in maintaining CIT infrastructure.

One section:

Instructor: Dr Bob Nielson

Email: nielson at dixie dot edu

Phone: 435-652-7978 (note: email preferred)

Office: Burns 238

Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

Resources

Texts

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Computer Resources

You may use the computers in the Smith Computer Center. There will also be These computers require a valid CIT username and password. If you do not already have a CIT login, visit https://pref11.cs.dixie.edu/facilities/passwd.php to create one, or ask a lab assistant to help you sign up for one.

Course Website

This course has an accompanying website. You are responsible for announcements, the schedule, and other resources posted on the website. The course website is accessible at http://cit.cs.dixie.edu/it/4300/. Grading and assignments are managed at https://canvas.dixie.edu.

Assignments and Exams

Reading

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Assignments

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Quizzes

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Exams

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Grading

Grading for this class is based entirely on attendance. You are required to attend the two programming practice sessions and one guest lecture classes each month. Each unexcused absense will reduce your grade.

Course Policies

Time

There is NO homework for this class.

College Policies

Additional college policies, calendars, and statements are available online at http://academics.dixie.edu/syllabus/.

Last Updated 08/07/2017