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 10 times, on selected Sundays (typically biweekly) during the academic year. Tentative Class Schedule is below. Registrants will be notified if there are any changes in the schedule.
|Ada Master Class||Turing Master Class|
|Meets||Online and Onsite||Online and Onsite|
|Instructor||Fatih Gelgi, Ph.D.||Osman Ay, M.S.|
|Session 1||Sep 18||Sep 11|
|Session 2||Oct 2||Sep 25|
|Session 3||Oct 16||Oct 9|
|Session 4||Oct 30||Oct 23|
|Session 5||Nov 13||Nov 6|
|Session 6||Jan 15||Nov 20|
|Session 7||Jan 29||Jan 22|
|Session 8||Feb 12||Feb 5|
|Session 9||Mar 19||Feb 26|
|Session 10||Mar 26||Mar 12|