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ACM Contest Tips
How do I become good at these contests?
A few things help:
Have a favourite programming language that you know very well. C++ and Java are both used at the practice sessions.
Be familiar with commonly used algorithms and data structures (these are typically covered in second- and third-year courses).
Enjoy programming. If you're doing this for fun, it'll motivate you to practice enough that performance will improve with time.
- Practice a lot. Debugging, in particular, is something that is usually only improved through experience.
Any specific suggestions?
Know about the following concepts, as you'll end up using them: