Competition

Videos from IOI

Posted by on July 15, 2013 at 9:12 am

Check out our Gallery page for videos from the week that was. All footage was captured by our fantastic volunteers and IOI Reporters.

Tasks, Results and Online Contest

Posted by on July 13, 2013 at 4:22 pm

The tasks and translations of IOI 2013 are available online. We are also now running an online competition for anybody to compete, until Friday 19 July. You can log in at http://compete.ioi2013.org/ and partake in the day 1 or day 2 contests individually. Once you log in, you will be able to start your contest timer, which […]

Dutch commentator entertains informatics followers

Posted by on July 10, 2013 at 4:20 pm

By Sophie Lester, University of Queensland, School of Journalism & Communication.   Informatics competitions may not be as enthralling to watch as sporting events, so how do you draw a crowd when the main event is intensive performance from behind a computer screen? Eljakim Schrijvers of the Netherlands sure knows how to talk mathematics and […]

Informatics develops more than just programming skills

Posted by on July 10, 2013 at 10:11 am

By Natassja Bertram, University of Queensland, School of Journalism & Communication With the second exam of the IOI being held today, informatics experts have said the competition develops more than just programming skills. According to IOI 2013 Scientific Chair Associate Professor Ben Burton, having three tasks released simultaneously creates an ongoing challenge that showcases skills […]

A rose among the thorns

Posted by on July 8, 2013 at 9:22 pm

By Harriet Persse, University of Queensland, School of Journalism & Communication. Meriem Chaabani from Tunisia is one of the seven female contestants competing in this year’s competition. This year’s IOI has 315 registered participants, only seven of whom are girls. Meriem Chaabani from Team Tunisia is not intimidated to be competing against such a large […]

Informatics explained by experts

Posted by on July 8, 2013 at 2:38 pm

By Madeleine Russell, University of Queensland, School of Journalism & Communication Experts in the field explain what informatics is and how the competition will play out.  

Knowing what it’s like to win

Posted by on July 8, 2013 at 11:59 am

By Nicholas Adermann, University of Queensland, School of Journalism and Communication United States’ competitor Johnny Ho is the returning champion of the International Olympiad for Informatics, after achieving the highest score in the 2012 competition. Last year, Johnny beat six-time gold medal winner Gennady Korotketvich from Belarus, a feat that had not been done in […]

Students make it all add up for first exam

Posted by on July 8, 2013 at 11:58 am

By Melanie Keyte, University of Queensland, School of Journalism & Communication Today is the first exam in the International Olympiad in Informatics and tensions are running high. Students from all over the world poured into the UQ Centre on Sunday for the competition’s practice session, an opportunity for the competitors to test out the equipment given […]

See who’s competing at IOI 2013

Posted by on July 2, 2013 at 10:12 am

See the team members for IOI 2013 here. Only 4 days to go!

Practice tasks available

Posted by on June 26, 2013 at 4:55 pm

The practice tasks for IOI 2013 are now available. You can view them at http://practice.ioi2013.org/, where you can also submit your solutions, and download a VM of the contest environment.