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A High-Availability Bebras Competition System

  • Nataša Kristan
  • Dean Gostiša
  • Gašper Fele-Žorž
  • Andrej Brodnik
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8730)

Abstract

In this paper we present a new system that can be used for the Bebras and related competitions. The system supports both non-interactive tasks consisting of a question and multiple choice answers and standardized interactive tasks. It also contains a highly versatile administration interface permitting individual teachers/mentors to organize their own competitions (class-wide, school-wide, ...) that can be used in teaching of informatics. Furthermore, the system is also highly scalable and can be distributed across multiple servers.

We have successfully evaluated the system in multiple competitions, some with over 10,000 students. Because it is designed to support i18n, it was easily localized and used in Slovenia and in Serbia.

Keywords

Memory Consumption Computational Thinking Competition System Multiple Choice Answer School Coordinator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nataša Kristan
    • 1
  • Dean Gostiša
    • 1
  • Gašper Fele-Žorž
    • 1
  • Andrej Brodnik
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer and Information ScienceUniversity of LjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.Department of Information Science and TechnologyUniversity of PrimorskaSlovenia

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