Pop-up Course: Linkki 24 Challenge

Algorithms and machine learning
Intermediate studies
Year Semester Date Period Language In charge
2011 autumn 17.12-17.12. 2-2 English Arto Hellas


Time Room Lecturer Date
Sat 9-20 BK107 Arto Vihavainen 17.12.2011-17.12.2011


Thank you for the awesome day -- Linkki 24 Challenge will return.

Top 3 teams from the Challenge held on 17th of December, 2011:

  1. Intelligence Ltd (1454 pts)
  2. Hermannit (1150 pts)
  3. Team KAS (1108 pts)

- Linkki & Dept. of Computer Science


Department of Computer Science and Linkki organize "Linkki 24 Challenge" -competition to end the fall semester. In Linkki 24 Challenge, you solve 24 programming challenges during 12 hours. The competition starts on Saturday 17th of December at 9:00 in Exactum at Kumpula Campus, and finishes at 21:00 hours.

As Exactum is not officially open during the weekends, we will open the doors whenever necessary. We will be opening the doors at location "60.204100, 24.962005" -- google maps is useful for identifying the place. This is essentially the door students normally use when coming to Gurula during the weekends. In case you are not able to come in time or there is no-one opening the doors, call 0443511983 for help.

You participate the competition in teams of 2 or 3 -- if you don't have a pair or a set of friends, you can find teammates at the event. Although the event is a competition, it is open minded and intended to provide tons of fun experiences and a nice view at programming competitions held around the world. The primary language in the event will be Finnish, but in case of English speaking attendants, we will provide all challenges and tutoring in English as well.

The event is primarily intended for 1st to 4th year students. If you're a first year student, we hope that you have attended the "Ohjelmointihaasteita" -course. Food will be organized by the organizers, if you have any allergies, please mail arto.vihavainen@helsinki.fi beforehand.

More information about the course is available via email: arto.vihavainen@helsinki.fi

Best regards,  

organizers: Joel Kaasinen, Antti Laaksonen, Mika Laitinen, Pekka Mikkola, Joel Pyykkö, Aki Reijonen, Arto Vihavainen

Completing the course

The course (1 ECTS) is graded 5 / pass / fail. You pass the course by attending Linkki 24 Challenge in a good attitude and giving your best. Grade 5 will be given based on performance and is at the organizers discretion. There will be no separate exam and attending the challenge from home will not be possible.