Fall 2015
Introduction to Algorithmic Problem Solving and Programming Contests (1-5 cr)


We have moved the course web pages to MyCourses. In addition, the course code and name have changed and the new code and name are CSE-E5001 - Special Course in Software Systems and Technologies (1-10 cr). Thus, check the latests news from here: https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/view.php?id=10921

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Spring 2015

 T-106.6200 Special Course in Software Engineering: Introduction to Algorithmic Problem Solving and Programming Contests (3 cr)

Course outline

This course is meant primarily for School of Science students with some Computer Science background.

We are interested in following groups:


Learning objectives / aim of the course:

  1. Proficiency in solving algorithmic problems.

  2. Programming competition related skills:

  3. Preparing for programming competitions:


Enroll to the course by sending an email with topic "T-106.6200 registration" to lecturers Przemysław Uznański (przemyslaw.uznanski at aalto.fi) & Ari Korhonen (ari.korhonen at aalto.fi). Register before Tuesday Feb 24th.

You must provide your

in the registration email.


The course consists of lectures and assignments. To pass the course you must pass the assignments. The grading scale will be pass/fail.


6.3.2015 A106 15-16 T7 16-18
13.3.2015 T7 15-18
20.3.2015 T7 15-18
27.3.2015 A106 15-16 27.3.2015 T7 16-18
24.4.2015 T7 15-18 (no meeting, but online contest) cancelled
8.5.2015 T7 15-18
15.5.2015 T7 15-18
22.5.2015 T7 15-18


3.4.2015 (Easter)
10.4.2015 (Exam week?)
1.5.2015 (Vappu)



This is a special course and there is a lot of material available, but no textbook that is used as the basis of the course.

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