Practice Information

Practicing with the tasks

  • The three practice tasks can be downloaded here 
    1. square (PDF, 113KB)
    2. station (PDF, 161KB)
    3. tile (PDF, 155KB)
  • Their implementation folders can be downloaded here. (last update on 2014/06/22)
  • The instructions for programming your solutions can be downloaded here
    1. square (PDF, 75KB)
    2. station (PDF, 54KB)
    3. tile (PDF, 60KB)

Practicing with the environment

An image of the contestant’s environment will be prepared to practice at home:

  • It is available for download here (3.24 GB). (last update on 2014/06/23)
    • ChangeLog
      • version 2 - released on 2014/06/23
        • terminal has been enabled in the Geany editor
        • terminal has been enabled in the Kate editor
        • the implementation folder has been updated to the latest version (2014/06/22)
        • some minor changes about language settings
      • version 1 - released on 2014/06/18
  • It includes also the practice tasks.
  • It runs using the VirtualBox virtual machine.

After installing VirtualBox on your computer, you can import the virtual machine going to the menu File -> Import Appliance and selecting the image file IOI14.ova downloaded as described above.

You can log as user ioi14 with password 1234. The user ioi14 is not allowed to perform administrative actions. For that, you can log in as root, with password 1234 as before.

Note that the actual contest environment could slightly differ from the one presented here, for instance, to implement additional security measures.

Practicing with the online systems

There will be two online systems for practice on the IOI contest and translation systems. The systems are open to IOI’14 participants only. The account information will be sent to the leaders via email, and the URLs of the two systems are:


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