International Competition in the Programming ICP 95
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic.
The Institute for Children and Youth;
In collaboration with IDG Czechoslovakia;
The Station of Technicians Vysehrad;
Del INFO Ltd.
Conditions for participants:
- Age: 16-19 years;
- Successful completion of the correspondence stage
(for the programming problems of this preliminary round see below);
- Ability to discuss problems in English;
- Closing date is May 31st, 1995;
- Programming languages: Pascal or C under OS DOS, Windows.
Send solutions (for programming problems see below)
on diskette with a listing of the source file
in writing to the address below.
Include your name, address, and date of birth.
The programme of the competition:
The jury will select the twenty best entrants,
who will participate in the finals.
At this stage the competitors will attempt to solve various problems
within a specified time.
Permitted languages are Pascal, C and C++ under DOS or Windows.
All finalist will recieve a certificate of attendance.
And prizes will be awarded to the best three.
The Date of the final:
October 1995, at The Invex Computer 95 fair, Brno.
Accommodation and meals will be provided by the organizers.
Travel expenses will not be covered.
Stanice Techniku Vysehrad
Phone: +42-2-29 46 07
Fax: +42-2-242 183 15, or +42-2-691 12 74
The Programming Problems
Write a program which can determine if it is possible to place a
given number of queens and knights on a chess-board, such that no
piece threaten another.
If the program finds a solution it should be displayed.
In addition, it must be possible to design the chess-board such that
it can have up to twenty-six rows (1-26) and columns (A-Z).
Write a program which will simulate the throwing of a dice.
- The screen will show the side view of an enclosed box,
into which a dice will enter from the top right corner.
- The throw will be activated by pressing and releasing a given key.
The initial velocity of the dice will be determined
by the lenght of time this key is pressed.
- The dice will have the shape of a cube with the value of each
side, in points, on the faces.
- The orientation of the dice entering the box will be randomly
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