Tagged: Help

USACO Tips and Suggestions

So you want to do USACO? Make sure you actually like it and aren’t doing it because you want it on your college resume! (See previous article) I’m going to assume that you understand USACO well enough and competed in some competitions/looked at some problems already. But here...

UIL Computer Science Programming Competitions Tips and Suggestion

This is referencing to UIL computer science programming contests in Texas with PC^2   Common Misconceptions: “Let’s do 1,2,3 first” DO NOT GO IN ORDER There is no pattern in the order of the problems. The last problem might be the easiest. If it looks too hard,...

Nervious pianoist?

When I play piano in front of people, it always makes me nervous, and I almost always mess up. Back when I was younger, I was able to play pieces without making a single mistake, but when I went into middle school, I could never play a...

Tesseract

So that past few days, I’ve got interested in character recognition. After searching, the best open-source program is Tesseract, which scored in the top 3 OCR engines in 1995. On the Tesseract homepage, there are downloads for it, and it comes in many different languages. If the text...