Bayan is a software development company working on large-scale web applications. Currently working on a Search Engine, we face serious algorithmic challenges every now and then, and we try to provide solutions using state-of-art techniques, including Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, etc. Salam, being one of its subprojects, is a Meta Search Engine focusing on retrieving relevant results for Persian queries.
We also hold an annual programming event in which talented programmers compete. Problems of the contest are prepared by Bayan employees who have experience of IOI and ACM/ICPC. The previous contest had a wide range of audiences. About 2000 contestants participated in the last year's opening contest.
This year, we have planned to invite participants from other countries as well. The elimination round will be held on Codeforces with ACM/ICPC rules. Top participants are invited to attend the on-site event in Tehran.
- No age restriction is proposed for the elimination round. However, only participants older than 16 are eligible to take part in the onsite event.
- No Bayan employee nor their families may take part in the contest.
- Iranian contestants will advance to the final event in a different process, and thus they are NOT allowed to participate in the Codeforces round.
- will be held November 1st,
- is an individual event,
- takes 3 hours, with ACM/ICPC rules,
- cheaters are banned forever!
- Top 20 participants will be invited to on-site contest in Tehran, All accommodation expenses are covered by Bayan. Flight expenses for top 10 participants are paid as well.
- Top 100 contestants will receive the contest's T-shirt.
Elimination Round results
- Results will be posted here.
- Overall workflow of advancing to the onsite event is illustrated below:
- We will be having lots of interesting side-activies. Detailed schedule will be announced soon. Stay tuned!
- 1st prize: Gold Medal + 3 Gold Coins (24 gr total) + $1000 Iranian Handicrafts
- 2nd prize: Silver Medal + 2 Gold Coins (16 gr total) + $1000 Iranian Handicrafts
- 3rd prize: Bronze Medal + Gold Coin (8 gr) + $1000 Iranian Handicrafts