Fall 2016 USC Programming Contest
The problems are available as a PDF document. The table below contains sample solutions programmed by participants during the contest, as well as the input data and correct solutions used by the judges.
There were 51 participants. 48 students solved at least one problem,
24 solved at least two problems, 14 solved at least 3, 6
solved at least 4, one solved 5, and one solved all problems.
|Rank||Name||Problems solved||cumulative time|
|1||Handa Wang (CS MS)||6||682|
|2||Yuehui Wang (CS MS)||5||268|
|3||Run Xia (CS MS)||4||170|
|4||Ho Ching Justin Cheng (EE Junior)||4||310|
The complete final standings are also available.
Cash prizes for the top participants, food, T-shirts for everyone,
swgas, etc. were provided thanks to our sponsors
Northrop Grumman, Qualcomm and
Computer games for many participants were also donated by Electronic Arts.
We would like to thank VSoE for making the labs available for the
contest. David Kempe wrote the problem set. Yu Cheng and Ruixin Qiang
provided standard solutions and test cases. Ehsan Emamjomeh-Zadeh
worked as a contest judge. Michael Shindler hosted the ceremony.
Pictures of the contest are available for your viewing pleasure.