acmASCIS’14 Chapter Recruitment

September 13, 2014
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Only a life lived for others is worth living ~ Albert Einstein


Everyone has skills, talents, and knowledge.. But that’s not enough, because without a goal to reach or people to help, these gifts may turn from a blessing to a curse if you didn’t use them properly, and for sure no one wants this to happen.


So, all you need is the right place and the right team to help you reach your goals, And these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.


Take the chance to join acmASCIS crew..
acmASCIS’15 Chapter Recruitment is here to help you to find your own place.
Check out our committees’ job descriptions here


In order to apply for a certain committee.. Click “Apply Now” in the committee’s job description.
NOTE: The registration deadline: Saturday, 13/9/2014 @ 8:00 P.M.


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AI Hackathon

August 21, 2014
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Have you ever wondered how enemies in video games know your location ? How they follow you and even change their behavior all by themselves ?
I bet you wondered how can non-playing characters make decisions and act on their own ?!


Well…That’s what we call “Artificial Intelligence” or AI for short.


AI is a vast field that’s applied in a lot of things like robotics, computer games and even mobile applications like iPhone’s Siri. It is also the field of the future as it’s the key to solving many problems and making life easier for everyone.


So, what is this course about ? “Artificial Intelligence for Games” or you could consider it as an introduction to AI.
The course will contain several sessions talking about AI and its techniques that are applied in games.


Introduction to AI and Simulator
Graph Theory (BFS, DFS, Dijkstra)
State-space search + A* Algorithm
Practical tricks for A* + LPA* algo.
Real Time Strategy Games + Location-based Information Systems
Decision Making I (Finite State Machine, Fuzzy State Machine)
Decision Making II (Behavior Trees, Case-based Reasoning)
After each session there will be a practical phase where each student will practise on the techniques he/she has learned from the session. Finally there will be a competition between the teams after building their own AI agent which will be tested in a Tanks battle game.
Registration Link: HERE
Registration Deadline: Saturday, 16/8 @11:59 pm
Event Date: Thursday 21/8
Place: Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Ain Shams University


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Level 2 Contest ’14

August 3, 2014
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– A year has gone by and now it’s time to move one more step in your training. It’s time to be aLevel 3 trainee 😉
– Really, so when will it start?
– Oh no, wait a minute, not so fast, there’s a tiny little important thing.
– What?
– As you know there are qualification contests that will qualify you to the next level.
– Contests!!
– Yes, actually to be more specific, there are two online contests this time 😀
– Mmm, ok, tell me more.
– There are some rules you will know about later inshALLAH, Excited? 😀
The contests will be on Sunday 03/08 and Tuesday 05/08 .
Both @10:00 a.m. inshALLAH.
– That’s it?
– No, there’s a minor step to be in, you have to register HERE .
The registration link will be closed on:
01/08 before midnight, so hurry up! … That’s it for now.


So Dragons are you readyy? 😀


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Senior training ’14

March 29, 2014
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And now the selection phase is over .. So it’s Senior Training time and it’s also time to learn and practice a lot to be able to compete in the Regionals 😉


So what will we learn during this training?
Well .. these are the sessions of the Senior Training:


  • String Matching
  • Interval Data structures & LCA
  • Geometry Basics
  • String Data Structures
  • Combinatorics & some Data structures
  • Number Theory
  • Dynamic Programming
  • Discrete Optimization
  • Graph Basics
  • Data Flows
  • Graph connectivity


Ok, and when will it start?
It will start on 29/3/2014


Senior Training is ONLY eligible for 2nd and 3rd year students (i.e. 1st year students can’t join this training).
Be sure this training will open the doors for you to the Regional Contest 😉


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Level 2 Training ’14

March 26, 2014
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First of all you all have to know that what you have learnt in level 1 will help you a lot in level 2..
And now after going through all those phases to qualify from level 1 to level 2.
So it’s time for the next level ,, are you ready to learn more and more and to move one step forward? 😉


Level 2 will contain lots of sessions and through them you are gonna learn some new topics such as:


– Computational Complexity
–  Standard Template Library [STL]
– Recursion
– Backtracking


You may ask yourself what is the importance of this training .. Right?
You all gotta know that this training will help you to be a good programmer and open the door for you to know more concepts 😉
So don’t waste it as it is a huge opportunity 😉


Date & Time: Wednesday 26/3/2014 at 02:00 p.m.
Place: Saeed Abdel Wahab Lecture Hall


P.S. Everyone can attend the sessions but the practical is only for those who have passed level 1.
We are waiting for you.


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