The contest machines have the following specs:

  • CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Disk: 450GB
  • Monitor: 23” widescreen (running at 1920x1080)


The software environment is subject to change, although we expect the major versions of each tool and compiler to remain the same

The following software is available on the contest machines:

  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS
  • Desktop environment: Unity
  • Java 1.7.0_25
  • GCC 4.6.3
  • GNU Make 3.81
  • GDB 7.4

The following programming tools are also provided:

  • Editors/IDEs:
    • GNU Emacs 23.3.1
    • vim 7.3
    • Eclipse 3.7.2 (with C/C++ Development Tools)

Compilation of Submissions

Source programs submitted to the Judges will be compiled using the following command line arguments for the respective languages:


gcc -g -O2 -std=gnu99 -static $* -lm


g++ -g -O2 -std=gnu++0x -static $*


javac -encoding UTF-8 -sourcepath . -d . $*

For C/C++, the resulting executable will be executed to generate the output of the submission. For Java, the compiled code will be executed using the following command:

java -client -Xss8m -Xmx2048m $*

Reference Material

The following reference material will be available during the contest: