Master Classes aims to prepare individuals and teams for top level students to prestigous computer science competitions. In the past, AlphaStar teams and students have repeatedly ranked top places in these competitions. Please see the achievements page for more details about past results.
Master classes are also greate places that provide an enviroment for top level students to meet each other.
You can check the details of those competitions below:
- International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI)
- USA Computing Olympiad (USACO)
- Virginia Tech High School Programming Contest (VT HSPC)
- UCF High School Programming Tournament (UCF HSPT)
- Stanford Programming Contest (ProCo)
- Harker Programming Invitational (HPI)
- Google Code Jam
- Facebook Hacker Cup
- American Computer Science League (ACSL)
- TeamsCode Contest
Master Classes are free but they require the approval of the course instructor.
Students are encouraged to apply by August 15th. Initial decisions will be sent in late August. For applications after August 15th, decisions will be made on case by case based on space availability.
Master courses are composed of specially selected mix problem sets, mock exams and contest strategies / hints / tips / tactics. During the class, solutions will be discussed together in a flexible, engaging and fun setting.
|Code||Master Class||Grades||Target Competitions||Who Should Apply|
|USACO Silver or above Division Contestant|
USACO National Camp
|USACO Platinum Division Contestant|
The class will meet weekly, at most 30 times during the academic year. Tentative Class Schedule is below.
|Session||Ada Master Class||Turing Master Class|
|Instructor||Fatih Gelgi, Ph.D.||Osman Ay, M.S.|
|Session 1||Sep 1||Sep 3|
|Session 2||Sep 8||Sep 10|
|Session 3||Sep 15||Sep 17|
|Session 4||Sep 22||Sep 24|
|Session 5||Sep 29||Oct 1|
|Session 6||Oct 6||Oct 8|
|Session 7||Oct 13||Oct 15|
|Session 8||Oct 20||Oct 22|
|Session 9||Oct 27||Oct 29|
|Session 10||Nov 3||Nov 5|
|Session 11||Nov 10||Nov 12|
|Session 12||Nov 17||Nov 19|