Turing-like machine

ICFP Programming Contest 2015

This is the 18th instance of the annual programming contest series sponsored by the ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP).

The contest ran from Friday 7 August 2015 at 12:00 UTC to Monday 10 August 2015 at 12:00 UTC. The lightning division ended on Saturday 8 August 2015 at 12:00 UTC. The winners were announced on 1 September 2015 at ICFP 2015, and a video of the award presentation is available. The winners were:

These are the leaderboards for the qualifying and final rounds of both the full contest and the lightning division:

In addition to the contest information available below, all contest-related artifacts except for contestant submissions and the actual judging runs are now available on GitHub. Follow @ICFPContest2015 on Twitter for contest updates (also embedded below). Informational tidbits and any necessary rule clarifications will appear on Twitter and be posted below. Email icfpcontest2015@gmail.com (or tweet to @ICFPContest2015, for public disclosure) if you have questions, comments, or exhortations. During the contest, many contest organizers monitored the #icfp-contest channel on irc.freenode.net; their nicks are galois_dmwit, galois_dmz, galois_jesse, galois_joey, galois_kiniry, and galois_yav.

Intellectual Property

ICFP contest participants retain ownership of all intellectual property rights in and to any submitted solutions, custom tools, and related materials ("Submissions") that participants had before submission. As a condition of entry, participants grant Galois, Inc. a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, publish, distribute, publicly perform and publicly display the Submissions for the purposes of allowing Galois, Inc. and other ICFP judges to test and evaluate the Submissions for purposes of the contest.

Tidbits and Clarifications

Tweets by @ICFPContest2015