Results for: Gene Splicing

Markus is Our Contest Winner! 1

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Markus is Our Contest Winner! Markus is the winner of the Gene Splicing contest. His performance improvement on MikeR‘s leading entry pulled him into first place. Congratulations! The other big movers in the final hours of the contest were Fernando and Claus Still. ... read more >>

Abhisek Ukil Wins Best Result

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Abhisek Ukil Wins Best Result Abhisek Ukil is the winner of our Best Result Before 5 and a new member to the Hall of Fame. Congratulations! We’re in the final hours of the contest. The Grand Prize is awarded to the best entry submitted before the contest ends at noon. Michael Weidman provided some commentary... read more >>

Sergey Yurgenson Wins Late Twlight, Best Result By 5 Announced

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Sergey Yurgenson Wins Late Twlight, Best Result By 5 Announced Congratulations to Sergey Yurgenson for winning the first-ever Late Twilight. His first wins were in the last contest, where he took two contest prizes. In addition, David Jones, DrSeuss, Abhisek Ukil, and nathan q all beat the the previous best score after the twilight test suite swap. Now that... read more >>

Gene Splicing: Mid-Contest Analysis

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Gene Splicing: Mid-Contest Analysis Gene Splicing, Mid-Contest Analysis by Michael Weidman The contributors to this MATLAB Central contest deserve hearty congratulations for their hard work and clever strategies towards solving the gene transposition problem. The leaders’ codes continue to get more sophisticated and scores continue to drop: most impressive. We thought that we would use this chance... read more >>

Back to Twilight

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Back to Twilight For the next 24 hours, we’re returning to Twilight. We’ve also swapped in a new hidden test suite. This is the first time we’ve tried this and are interested to know what everyone thinks. We’ll award the Late Twilight award when we re-enter Daylight at noon tomorrow. We... read more >>

Jan Langer is our Leap Winner

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Jan Langer is our Leap Winner Contest veteran Jan Langer wins our Saturday Leap, followed by Francois Glineur, and Yi Cao. In other news, approaching up on our Late Twilight at noon, Gwendolyn Fisch‘s work this morning resulted in the biggest improvements to the top score we’ve seen since Daylight. ... read more >>

Sergey Yurgenson is Our Early Bird Winner, Saturday Leap Announced 2

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Sergey Yurgenson is Our Early Bird Winner, Saturday Leap Announced Sergey Yurgenson‘s entry was the best one submitted before 5PM, making him our Early Bird winner. He took two of the prizes last contest, and you can read his commentary in the Hall of Fame. We’re moving our traditional Leap contest to Saturday. The goal of this challenge is... read more >>

Markus Buehren Wins the Twilight Phase, Early Bird Special Announced

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Markus Buehren Wins the Twilight Phase, Early Bird Special Announced Markus Buehren wins the prize for submitting the best entry in Twilight. This is the third contest in which he’s won a challenge, and you can read about his experiences in the Hall of Fame. Nick Howe, Yi Cao, Abhisek Ukil, and minimumphase complete the top five. We’re now... read more >>

The Contest is Twittering 1

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

The Contest is Twittering We’re always looking for ways to make the contest more interactive. We’ve started piping information out to two feeds on Twitter. Every few minutes, we’re sending the queue length and how long since we scored our last entry to conteststatus. If a new entry has taken first... read more >>

Nick Howe Wins Darkness

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Nick Howe Wins Darkness Nick Howe truly is the prince of Darkness. For the second contest in a row, he’s had the top entry at the end of the first phase. You can read more about Nick and his contest experience in the Hall of Fame. Markus, Abhisek Ukil, Per Rutquist, and... read more >>

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