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Australian Informatics Olympiad WWW page

Australian Informatics Competition Chairman of the Australian Informatics Olympiad Committee:
Peter J. Taylor Australian Informatics Olympiad Committee members:
Peter J. Taylor, Geoff Bailey, Sally Bakker, Sharon Blanken, Ben Burton, David Clark, David Dowe, John Fitzgerald, Robbie Gates, Lawrence Ip, Clarice McLean, Michael Wagner, Peter Williamson and maybe others.
Foundation and purpose:
Informatics is the European word for Computer Science. The Australian Informatics Olympiad Committee officially formed on Sat. 7 Feb 1998 with a view to
  • organising an National Australian Informatics Competition (planned first for late 1998), and
  • selecting Australian secondary students for the International Olympiad in Informatics (planned first for 1999).
    Of the six current international science olympiads, the International Olympiad in Informatics is the third youngest and the second largest, the only larger one being the oldest one, Mathematics.
    Relevant links re Informatics Olympiad:
  • Frequently Asked Questions re the Australian Informatics Competition.
  • Australian Mathematics Trust (more detail) and Australian Mathematics Trust Competitions
  • Further queries about the Australian Informatics Competition
  • IOI pages, Official IOI Page and Swiss IOI'97 Homepage
  • International Olympiad in Informatics (and The International Science Olympiads)
  • USA Computing Olympiad (USACO) problems from previous olympiads (re-directed to here).
  • Other Australian Science Olympiads (prior to Informatics soon joining).

    Australian Informatics Olympiad Committee (AIOC) mailing list. (Chair: Peter J. Taylor.)
    AIOC Problem Committee mailing list. (Chair: Robbie Gates.)

    Other links possibly of interest to secondary students:
    Australian Mathematics Trust Competitions
    Probabilistic football-tipping competition (and some description of probabilistic prediction).
    Note: This probabilistic footy-tipping competition is free to enter and has a total of $512 in prizes for the top 10 secondary students, and it is usually no great disadvantage to start late.
    J. G. Sanjayan's civil engineering concrete beam competition.
    Monash University Tournament of Minds 1997 Victoria (Australia) regional results.
    Function - A School Mathematics Magazine.
    Other School Liaison Activities.

    For tertiary students:
    ACM programming competition for tertiary students South Pacific Finals
    ACM programming competition for tertiary students World Finals This page http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~dld/IOI/InformaticsOlympiad.html was put together by
    Dr. David Dowe, School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Vic. 3168, Australia (e-mail: dld@cs.monash.edu.au ; Fax: +61 3 9905-5146)
    (and was started on Sat 7th Feb. 1998) and was last updated no earlier than Thu 30th Jul 1998.

    Copyright David L. Dowe, Monash University, Australia, 7 Feb 1998, 5 May 1998, 7 May 1998, etc.
    Copying is not permitted without expressed permission from David L. Dowe.