Mike Russell is the Early Bird

Posted by Ned Gulley,

The scores are all in, and we can now say that Mike Russell wins the Early Bird prize for his entry Picture Quality Enhance 7-14. You can see from the diff that a few modifications to Oliver’s earlier Twilight winner did the trick.... read more >>

Oliver’s entry and an Early Bird contest

Posted by Ned Gulley,

I thought it would be fun to see how Oliver’s twilight winner would do against a familiar picture. Here’s MathWorks Chief Scientist Cleve Moler, as sensed by Last roll of the dice with 100 and 500 queries. Nicely done! Who can do better?... read more >>

Let there be light!

Posted by Ned Gulley,

We’ve entered the Daylight phase of the contest, which will extend from now to the end of the contest next Wednesday.... read more >>

Jan Langer wins the Darkness Prize

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Jan Langer is our new Prince of Darkness, adding to his considerable pile of trophies from earlier contests (including another Darkness Prize from the Army Ants contest). His entry ilgaz scores 9:0 was in the lead at noon today (16:00 UTC) and so becomes our winner. Congratulations Jan! ... read more >>

New Contest Website Features 9

Posted by Helen Chen,

Alan Chalker asked in a Newsreader post if I could overview some of the new features of the new contest site. Ned and I reviewed the requests in UserVoice from last season.  Ned is going to go and update the specific requests in that listing, but I thought I’d share... read more >>

Compression Sensing Contest Launch!

Posted by Helen Chen,

The 2010 Spring Contest kicks off now. The challenge for this contest is based on compression sensing technology for digital images. Find out more details on the Rules Page.... read more >>