[Noisebridge-discuss] Programming Competition: Any interest?

Casey Callendrello c1 at caseyc.net
Tue Jan 11 10:36:12 PST 2011


I've run programming contests in college as part of the ACM. These were
algorithmic challenges; the sorts of problems you might find at topcoder
or the ICPC. We always managed to find a few sponsors who would buy us
pizza and prizes. These sorts of events are always a blast.

I'd be happy to help administer the contest and create problems. Have
you used pc2[1]? It's some software that handles the actual act of
problem submission and other contest bureaucracy.

--Casey


[1] http://www.ecs.csus.edu/pc2/


On 01/10/2011 02:58 PM, Ian McKellar wrote:
> That sounds like it could be fun.
>
> Ian
>
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Albert Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com
> <mailto:asweigart at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Anyone interested in a programming competition? I'm thinking maybe a
>     set of a dozen problems worth different amount of points and given two
>     or three hours to solve them. And also FABULOUS PRRRRRIIIIIZES!
>
>     I don't have time to organize this in the near future, but perhaps in
>     a month or so. I just want to gauge the weather.
>
>     -Al
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