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By Konijntje, 2 months ago, In English

Hi, I am Konijntje, staff of solved.ac.

We will hold 2024 KSA Automata Winter Contest · Arena #22. The problems are prepared by Automata, an algorithmic problem-solving research group of Korea Science Academy of KAIST. (solved.ac arena page / acmicpc.net contest page).

2024 KSA Automata Winter Contest Banner

(huge thanks to wizardrabbit for making this banner)

Contest Information

  • Time: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=2024+KSA+Automata+Winter+Contest&iso=20240224T1900&p1=235&ah=5, 300 minutes
  • No. of Problems: 11, 100 points each = 1100 points total
  • The questions are sorted in order of difficulty expected by the jury.
  • Statements are available in both English and Korean.
  • Every problem has partial points.
  • At least one of the problems will be interactive.
  • There may be some problems related to mathematics.
  • Penalties are calculated based on (the time you spent to gain the highest score in the contest). The time is measured in minutes from the start of the contest.
  • The scoreboard will freeze 90 minutes before the contest ends.
  • There are bonus time/memory limits for some languages. Check here for details.
  • Editorial will be posted after the contest ends.

Please refer to the following guide for registering for the Arena contest: — https://help.solved.ac/en/arena/getting-started/link-account

This contest is a solved.ac Arena contest. The following terms apply to an Arena contest.

  • Your performance in the Arena will change your arena rating if you register on the solved.ac Arena page.
  • Registrations are open until 5 minutes before the contest starts. You can cancel registration anytime before the contest begins.
  • You can participate in the Arena without registering. In this case, your rating will not change.
  • Please note that your rating will change even if you don't make a submission in the arena if you're registered.

Participants ranked 1st through 31st will receive a mobile voucher that can be used in Korea.

Also, 11 special prizes with hidden conditions are prepared. We deliver them internationally!

Participants get a solved.ac badge if they score 100 points or more, and a solved.ac background if they score 202.4 points or more.

(The above information may change depending on the situation of the staff.)


Problems have been prepared by: aaronkim00, flakepowders, hwpark12, mickeyjung, MoonlightWarrior, sooahn07, and zamong_juice.

We would like to thank everyone who made this contest possible:

We look forward to your participation. Thank you!

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Thanks

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Auto comment: topic has been updated by Konijntje (previous revision, new revision, compare).

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Yay normal time in my timezone! Thank you!

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The time information attached to the notice above has been corrected. The correct time information is available at the following link: Link.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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Thank you to everyone who participated!

The prizes and the winners have been posted here. (1st announcement)

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Any chance to know where my linear algebra solution failed on even test? I've ran it on all even tests with my own checker, and it seem to produce adequate results

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    It seems that your code prints 1 twice in some N such as 16.

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      Right, my checker did not check for permutation, thanks

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WOW..!! Thanks