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How do you find the max depth of a binary tree?

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I used recursion, passing the current depth to each child and returning the max value they returned plus one to the caller.

how about bfs?

breadth first search will be better than the recursion method for min-depth searching, but works same as recursive in the case of finding max depth problem

Given two rectangles on a plane, determine if they are overlapping.

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Describe collision detection technique for lots of objects in a scene.

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The most unexpected question was the paired-programming question. I am still unclear about what I was supposed to do.

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Explain answers on the programming test in further detail.

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I cant talk about the question directly, but as I mentioned, there are wide range of questions from programming to architecture to logical questions.

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Why are you interested in the video game industry

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Of course I can't talk about the question outright, but it was described as a "brain teaser" by the the engineering interviewer who asked it. It involved the description of a simple real-world game with quarters, and I was asked to provide an optimal solution to maximize my chances of winning.

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Skills test requiring C++, numerical methods, and 3d math

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That one question that every uncreative interviewer who wants to seem creative asks. You know, the one about vertical conveyances.

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