The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad has been declared second in the worldwide online judge system organized by Sphere Online Judge (SPOJ).
In the competition, where a total of 100 institutions took part, IIIT-Hyderabad secured first position with 3263.29 score and IIIT-Allahabad secured second position with 2651.09 score. Other than these, the institute of Teknologi Sepuluh got third rank, Fudan University-fourth, Shaoxing fifth, NIT Trichy-sixth, MNNIT Allahabad-seven, FER Zagreb-eight, Cairo University-ninth and UCI tenth.
The director of IIIT-Allahabad, Dr M D Tiwari expressed his immense joy over his institute securing second position and gave all the credit to students.
“It is a rapidly growing problem-set of about 6600 tasks available for practice 24hours/day in English, Polish, Vietnamese, Portuguese and other languages including many original tasks prepared by the community of expert problem setters associated with the project,” said Niraj, a b tech student.
SPOJ is actually an online judge system with over 100,000 registered users and over 9000 problems. The solutions of the problems were submitted in over 40 languages including C, C++, Java, Python, C#, Go, Haskell, Ocaml, F#. SPOJ has a problem set/tasks that is continuing speedily and is available for practice 24 hours a day. It also includes many original tasks prepared by the community of expert problem setters associated with the project.
SPOJ allows advanced users to organize contests under their own rules and problems. It also includes a forum which allows programmers to discuss the problems and their solutions. Also, SPOJ provides its content in many languages other than English like Polish, Portuguese and Vietnamese.
The SPOJ platform is centered around an online judge system, which serves for the automatic assessment of user-submitted programs. Some of its most important features are C, C++, Pascal, JAVA, C#, Perl and many more.