19 / 3 / 2015 – h.19,00 – 23,00
16 top coders
Participants will be selected from our dev network. They will have to code under pressure and contingencies.
Coders will be required to solve 4 problems. Text processing of around 10MB of data provided.
Coders will take part in a knockout competition. In each round, coders will have to write a hack to solve a specific part of a bigger problem. Each round lasts for 20 minutes.
Coders may use the programming language they prefer. Coders must to bring their own laptop, whose screen will be mirrored for the attendees to follow the competition. Internet connection will be provided.
Coders will receive the problem 5 minutes prior to placing their hands on the keyboard. They will have five minutes to discuss the problem with anyone they want. (Experts may be invited!
Not only do they have to solve the problems: a special jury will declare who solved the given problem in the smartest way.
- Extract and organize information from a set of Wikipedia pages about diseases (provided)
- Upload datas extracted in step #1 into a graph database
- Query the database to identify diseases with similar symptoms and different diseases with the same symptoms
- Present data from #3 in a good looking and usable format
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