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 ====== Ground Rules ====== ====== Ground Rules ======
  
-  - Generic course policies are given at Prof. Spafford'​s [[http://​spaf.cerias.purdue.edu/​cpolicy.html|Course Polices]] page +  - Generic course policies are given at Prof. Spafford'​s [[http://​spaf.cerias.purdue.edu/​cpolicy.html|Course Polices]] page. 
-  - Weekly attendance required +  - Weekly attendance ​is required. 
-  - No specific outside homework is planned, but you are encouraged to read through the weekly chapter before each class+  - No specific outside homework is planned, but  
 +    * you are encouraged to read through the weekly chapter before each class
 +    * we may hold one or two separate "​practice contests"​ toward the end of the semester; and 
 +    * plan on attending the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest on Saturday, October 31, 2009.
   - When solving problems...   - When solving problems...
-    * Course requirement:​ Discussions are fine, but write your own code +    * Course requirement:​ Discussions are fine, but write your own code. 
-    * Contest requirement:​ Using books (especially the text) is OK, but no web searching (for class use, it is OK to search language reference materials)+    * Contest requirement:​ Using books (especially the text) is OK, but no web searching (for class use, it is OK to search language reference materials)
 + 
  
 ====== One-Time Setup ====== ====== One-Time Setup ======
  
-  - Buy the book: Skiena & Revilla, [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Programming-Challenges-Steven-S-Skiena/​dp/​0387001638|Programming Challenges]] +  - Buy the book: Skiena & Revilla, [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Programming-Challenges-Steven-S-Skiena/​dp/​0387001638|Programming Challenges]]. 
-  - Join Facebook group: [[http://​www.facebook.com/​group.php?​gid=125232120895|Competitive Programming]]+  - Join Facebook group: [[http://​www.facebook.com/​group.php?​gid=125232120895|Competitive Programming]].
   - Join both robot judging websites:   - Join both robot judging websites:
-    * [[http://​www.programming-challenges.com|Programming Challenges]].  ​Send [[mailto:​jtk@cs.purdue.edu]] your login idso I can add you to the class+    * [[http://​www.programming-challenges.com|Programming Challenges]].  ​Join classroom number 817CS390JK
-    * [[http://​uva.onlinejudge.org|UVA Online Judge]] +    * [[http://​uva.onlinejudge.org|UVA Online Judge]]. 
-  - Set up directory ​directory structure and programming environment +  - Set up directory structure and programming environment: 
-    * One directory for each problem (named, e.g., by the problem number) +    * Use one directory for each problem (named, e.g., by the problem number). 
-    * Choose C, C++, or Java+    * Choose C, C++, or Java
 +    * Programs read from stdin and write to stdout. ​ For Java, use the Scanner class for input (arcane setup at Programming Challenges site is not needed). 
  
 ====== Weekly Schedule ====== ====== Weekly Schedule ======
  
-  - Skim current chapter +  - Skim current chapter. 
-  - Discuss chapter-of-the-week concepts +  - Discuss chapter-of-the-week concepts. 
-  - Solve problems +  - Solve problems: 
-    * Get [[http://​www.programming-challenges.com/​pg.php?​page=studenthome|problem list]] from Programming Challenges site +    * Get [[http://​www.programming-challenges.com/​pg.php?​page=studenthome|problem list]] from Programming Challenges site. 
-    * [[http://​uva.onlinejudge.org/​index.php?​option=com_onlinejudge&​Itemid=25|Submit]] at UVA Online Judge site for accuracy in judging +    * [[http://​uva.onlinejudge.org/​index.php?​option=com_onlinejudge&​Itemid=25|Submit]] at UVA Online Judge site for accuracy in judging. 
-    * [[http://​www.programming-challenges.com/​pg.php?​page=studenthome|Submit]] final solution to Programming Challenges site +    * [[http://​www.programming-challenges.com/​pg.php?​page=studenthome|Submit]] final solution to Programming Challenges site. 
-  - Discuss solutions+  - Discuss solutions.
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