# P3 - Project 3 Review of Programming Contest Rules The ACM...

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Project 3: Review of Programming Contest Rules The ACM ICPC's rule of scoring is as the following: A problem is solved when it is accepted by the judges. Teams are ranked according to the most problems solved. For the purposes of awards, or in determining qualifier(s) for the World Finals, teams who solve the same number of problems are ranked by least total time. The total time is the sum of the time consumed for each problem solved. The time consumed for a solved problem is the time elapsed from the beginning of the contest to the submittal of the accepted run plus 20 penalty minutes for every rejected run for that problem regardless of submittal time. There is no time consumed for a problem that is not solved. For example, if one has the following contest record: At the 100th minute submitted problem A, rejected; At the 140th minute submitted problem B, rejected; At the 150th minute submitted problem B, accepted; At the 160th minute submitted problem C, accepted. Then his total time = (150+20) + 160 = 330. Notice that it took him only 10 minutes to finish problem C. Assume that he spent 40 minutes on reading all the

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## This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course CS 136 taught by Professor Yuechen during the Winter '08 term at Zhejiang University.

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