Author

Fletcher

Date of Award

12-1987

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Computer Science

First Advisor

Dr. Mark Kerstetter

Second Advisor

Dr. John D. Hamilton

Third Advisor

Dr. John Kapenga

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access

Abstract

A software package for administering programming contests has been developed for DECsystem-10 timesharing computers. This package provides a neutral editing environment for contestants, a method for submitting problems for execution, and an automatic judging facility for evaluating contestants' solutions and tabulating scores. The proctor system has been used in numerous competitions, including a regional contest sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery.

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