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The 1997 British Informatics Olympiad Round One

The 1997 British Informatics Olympiad paper was set in schools across mainland Britain.

The paper consists of three questions, to be solved in three hours. Browse the following links to see the paper:

Interactive example programs, suitable for use with Java-enabled browsers such as Netscape and Internet Explorer or a Java interpreter on your PC, and worked solutions can be found through the following links.

The paper and marks scheme are also available in several downloadable formats:


Marks scheme

Example of a contestant's solutions

Stephen Williams (Torquay Boys' Grammar School) got the highest mark in the BIO. Follow these links to see his Turbo Pascal solution programs or download PC/DOS executable versions.

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