JBOI – one more possibility for increasing the number of competitors in informatics
- Article: jBOI – one more possibility for increasing the number of competitors in informatics
- Author(s): Biserka Yovcheva, Galina Momcheva, Petar Petrov
- Journal: Olympiads in Informatics 3 (2009), 167-173
Abstract: This article aims to demonstrates a trend in raising the general number of competitors in informatics by creating and supporting competitions like the jBOI. It argues that participation in international competitions from an early age contributes to the participants' achieving sustainable high results in the future.
It discusses a number of organizational measures as well as sharing experiences in training students for similar competitions in Bulgaria. It also develops a general framework for competitions in informatics for pupils aged under 15.5 years of age.
Keywords: competitions in informatics, programming, talents, IOI
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