OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS, 2012, Vol. 6, 212-217
© Institute of Mathematics and Informatics,

ISSN 1822-7732

Theoretical Tasks on Algorithms; Two Small Examples

Willem van der VEGT

Dutch Olympiad in Informatics, Windesheim University for Applied Sciences PO Box 10090, 8000 GB Zwolle, The Netherlands E-mail: w.van.der.vegt@windesheim.nl


In the Dutch Olympiad in Informatics theoretical subtasks are used to tests some of the skills needed for algorithmic design. The results were somewhat discouraging. An analysis for future use of theoretical tasks is performed.


informatics olympiad, programming competition, task design

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