Informatics olympiads: Approaching mathematics through code
- Article: Informatics olympiads: Approaching mathematics through code
- Author(s): Benjamin A. Burton
- Journal: Mathematics Competitions 20 (2007), no. 2, 29-51
Abstract: Many readers are familiar with the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), a pinnacle in the yearly calendar of mathematics competitions. Here we introduce its cousin in computer science, the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI).
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Comments: This article introduces the IOI to the mathematics olympiad community. It includes a discussion of relative advantages and disadvantages of informatics olympiads in comparison to traditional mathematics competitions.