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Q&A Session with Sumeet Varma, Codeforces India #1by Keshav Dhandhania
Hey there! I’m Sumeet Varma. I am extremely interested in Algorithms and Data Structures and so I do a lot of competitive programming. I am also a big fan of Counter-Strike, Politics and reading random answers on Quora.
My team (FruitSalad) came 1st in ACM ICPC ‘17 Kharagpur Regionals, 2nd in Kolkata Regionals and 7th in India Finals and we have qualified for World Finals. Also, I have been Red on Codeforces and the highest rated Indian programmer on Codeforces, Hackerrank and Topcoder in the past.
Currently, I am doing an internship at Directi (Bangalore) as a part of my project for final semester at DA-IICT, Gandhinagar.
Ask me anything!
Moderator note: We are very excited to host Sumeet for a Q&A session! He has a max rating of 2515 on Codeforces and 2173 on TopCoder, and you can see the graph going up consistently over the last 2.5 years. It's time to find out more about the person behind ...
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[VOTERS] Voters Listby Keshav Dhandhania
ICO Judge problems available nowby Arjun Arul
The problems from https://opc.iarcs.org.in/ have been moved to https://www.codechef.com/IARCSJUD. The problems which were supposed to accept multiple solutions now have new checkers, and some wrong data has been fixed. So everything should hopefully be fine now. If you notice any issues please comment in the respective problem page.
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[LEADGAME] Lead Gameby Keshav Dhandhania
Problem statement clarification:
Now I get it, I was misinterpreting question all this time. Actually after finish of each round, lead is not the difference between points of that round. But the lead is difference between the points achieved through all rounds including current round - Lakpa Tashi Bhutia
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Need Help with INOI 2019 Problem 1 - Processor Scheduling.by Sheharyaar Tausif
I was attempting INOI 2019 Problem 1 - Processor Scheduling. I came with a greedy solution to carry out all the classified jobs until the first public job time and then carry out the public job. I am getting WA. I am unable to understand DP states here. Need help from scratch.
PS: I am able to solve ZCO DP problems but INOI DP problems are getting difficult to me. I have done the tasks in Intermediate section. Please can anyone help me with more material and problems. I am unable to find INOI level DP problems. Thank You.
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Tricks and Tweaks to code quickly and efficientlyby Jeswin Jacob
This discussion is for expanding your array of maneuvers needed to code quickly and efficiently.
The first and most important thing that I'd like to discuss about is the C++ STL. Learning it would enable you to code up an assortment of algorithms and complicated data structures in a matter of seconds.
You can learn to use the C++ STL from the following amazing sites:
Studytonight : Contains syntax and examples for most of the STL containers and algorithms.
Sanfoundry : Shows how to implement what you've learnt in complete programs
Topcoder(Highly recommended) : This place teaches yo...