Skip to content

Fall 2008 Results

The Fall 2008 University of Michigan-Dearborn Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery Programming Contest

Final Report

December 3, 2008

The University of Michigan-Dearborn Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery Programming Contest was held on Wednesday, December 3, 2008. We had 14 students participate. The contest was held in the CIS Building on the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

1. Version 8.7 of the PC^2 Contest Control System was used to run the contest. There were no technical problems and the actual contest went very smooth. The problems discovered during the practice competition were fixed before the start of the actual contest.

2. The contest started at 18:07:21 and ended at 21:07:22 for a duration of 3 hours.

3. The contest consisted of 5 problems with 9 students solving at least one problem.

4. The maximum number of problems solved was 4 problems.

Final Standings

Rank Name A B C D E Solved Penalty
marble blue orange green yellow
1 David L. 1/133 2/29 1/39 1/92 2/– 4 313
2 Dmitriy A. 1/24 1/41 1/163 3 228
3 Jason E. 1/71 2/129 1/101 3 321
4 Cale C. 2/19 12/166 4/126 3 611
5 Randy F. 1/33 2/– 1 33
6 Jeremy W. 1/37 3/– 1 37
7 Jon S. 4/72 7/– 1 132
8 Chaz T. 1/– 2/134 2/– 1 154
9 Gierad L. 2/168 1/– 4/– 1 188
10 Anthony W. 0 0
10 Brian M. 3/– 0 0
10 John P. 5/– 0 0
10 Tom K. 2/– 0 0
10 Tony T. 1/– 0 0

Number of correct and incorrect solutions by problem

Problem Total Correct Incorrect % Correct
A. Short on Cheese 3 2 1 66.66%
B. Pass or Feil 22 9 13 40.90%
C. Stuck In Traffic 33 4 29 12.12%
D. Wordy Calculator 9 3 6 33.33%
E. Think Inside The Box 6 0 6 0.00%
TOTALS 73 18 55 24.65%

Problem Sets and Judges’ Solutions

Actual problem set (pdf)

Problem Actual Input Expected Output Judges’ Solution
A A.in.txt A.out.txt C++ Another C++
B B.in.txt B.out.txt C++ Another C++
C C.in.txt C.out.txt C++ Another C++
D D.in.txt D.out.txt C++
E E.in.txt E.out.txt C++ Another C++

Many thanks to Dennis Matveyev, Scott Hoffman, Pablo Garcia, Cardi DeMonaco Jr., Jer Lance, Vince Shaw, Tony Wesley, and Louis McHugh for all of their hard work and effort in making the first programming contest a huge success!