Common problem description format: Requirements

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Alexander Klenin

Far Eastern Federal University

Increasing popularity of programming contests around the world resulted in creation of many contest management systems. An interoperability between these systems is becoming a topic of interest.

We believe that the first priority should be given to a possibility to exchange programming problems between systems. To facilitate this, a common problem format should be developed and standardized.

A set of high-level requirements, features and implementation considerations for such format is discussed in this talk.


Example format