Steven Skiena, PhD
Steven Skiena's TCCC05 Review
Listen to Steven Skiena's presentation from the TCCC05:
The well-known author and algorist Professor
will be the featured presenter at the 2005 Topcoder Collegiate
Challenge finals, held on March 10 & 11, 2005 at the
Marriott hotel in Santa Clara, CA.
Skiena is author (with Miguel Revilla) of
Programming Challenges: The Programming Contest Training Manual,
the leading book on algorithmic programming techniques and contest problems.
It features a special section on strategies and tactics for all
major programming contests, including TopCoder.
Steven Skiena is Professor of Computer Science at SUNY Stony Brook.
His research interests include the design of graph, string, and geometric
algorithms, and their applications (particularly to biology). He is the
author of four books, including
The Algorithm Design Manual
Calculated Bets: Computers, Gambling, and Mathematical Modeling to Win.
He is recipient of the ONR Young Investigator Award and the
IEEE Computer Science and Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award.
Skiena will be speaking from 1:00 – 2:00pm in the Portland/Santa Barbara room at the Santa Clara Marriott. The presentation is open to the public.