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Programming Challenges: The Programming Contest Training Manual

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There are many distinct pleasures associated with computer programming. Craftsm- ship has its quiet rewards, the satisfaction that comes from building a useful object and making it work. Excitement arrives with the ?ash of insight that cracks a previously intractable problem. The spiritual quest for elegance can turn the hacker into an artist. Therearepleasuresinparsimony, ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published May 12th 2003 by Springer (first published January 1st 2003)
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Sathish Kumar
Mar 29, 2013 marked it as to-read
If you plan to have a career in Software Engineering, start working with this book as early as possible.
Ushan
Dec 24, 2010 rated it it was ok
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A bunch of mostly elementary programming puzzles, which I wanted to rummage for interview questions. I think that the authors of a programming book who advise their readers, "Make Your Arrays a Little Larger Than Necessary — Off-by-one errors are a particularly subtle and tricky class of bugs. Clear thinking and discipline are the right way avoid them. [sic] But thinking is hard and memory is cheap. We find it a useful crutch to define arrays one or two elements larger than should be necessary s ...more
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Best book to train programming team contestants.
Robert Kozikowski
Jan 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I've read this book when I was preparing to programming competitions while still in high school. Although it doesn't have advanced concepts it's very practical and in my opinion good way to start participating in programming contests,
Sefa
Oct 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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This book was once one of the few resources to prepare for programming competitions or interviews. Still solid.
Saeed
Aug 25, 2010 rated it really liked it
excellent for acm contest
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kumpulan algoritmanya bener-bener jitu,recommend banget yang mau belajar algoritma tingkat lanjut buat baca buku ini!
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