Contest Queue is Closed! 1

Posted by Helen Chen,

Well, it’s that time again. We’ve reached the end of the Knots Contest and the queue is now closed. There are just under 200 submissions pending scoring. Once those have been processed we will announce the Grand Prize Winner. ... read more >>

Sunday Push

Posted by Doug Hull,

Congratulations also go out to Richard Zapor for two big pushes on Sunday that combined moved the solver forward more than anyone else was able to. Richard is no stranger to the programming contest, but it looks like he managed to get his second win in this, the last... read more >>

Saturday Leap

Posted by Doug Hull,

Congratulations to Yi Cao for yet another win in the MATLAB programming Contest. Yi has been involved in so many of our contests, that I recognized his name and for a moment thought he works here. Congratulations on this win.... read more >>

Richard Zapor gets the worm!

Posted by Ned Gulley,

I really should explain, in case my American English idioms are causing confusion, that the title of this post is based on the expression “The early bird gets the worm.” And friends, Richard Zapor is the Early Bird. His entry try09 var rand managed to stave off all assaults, leaving... read more >>

Twilight winner and upcoming Mini-Contests 1

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Our old friend (and two-time Grand Prize champion) Alfonso Nieto-Castañón has shouldered aside the competition to claim the Twilight Prize. Let’s hope this trophy isn’t the one that causes his groaning MATLAB trophy cabinet to collapse under the weight of all his prizes. Congratulations Alfonso!... read more >>

The End of an Era 3

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Fourteen years ago, a small group of us here at MathWorks launched the first MATLAB Programming Contest. We wanted it to be a different sort of contest, one that did a better job of mimicking the way ideas move through the real world. In this contest, people would be able... read more >>

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