[portland] Programming contest for Oregonians
Green Driver Programming Contest
contest-register+pdxpy at imagreendriver.com
Fri Oct 28 20:05:43 CEST 2011
> Would you care to provide any hints as to what kind of contest this
> will be?
We haven't discussed releasing any information beyond what is
available at http://imagreendriver.com/contest.php, but I could try to
clear up any particular confusion you have.
I'll try to give some clarification, but we probably won't be
releasing any information like:
> what are likely areas the contest question might fall
But I can give you a somewhat vague answer to :
> what are the principles behind deciding what question would
> make sense
We tried to make a problem that would benefit from both strong
algorithm design and efficient use of machine resources. We also tried
to make a problem that would have several reasonable choices on how to
Finally, I'll note that our problem has an objective metric and that,
as our contest page notes, two solutions can compete head-to-head.
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