## Cellular Automata

A cellular automaton is a collection of “colored” cells on a grid of specified shape that evolves through a number of discrete time steps according to a set of rules based on the states of neighboring cells.

## Etch A Sketch

Write a Etch A Sketch program that recreates the popular 70s/80s Etch A Sketch toy.

## Middle Character

Is the length of the string odd or even?

## Informatics 03

The ninth year of the UK Informatics Competition organised by Richard Forster and Antony Rix. The students had to complete a series of challenges including ISBN and Virtual Lakes. (BIO03)

## Hello World

It has become tradition that the first program you write as a new programmer or even as an experienced programmer exploring a new language for the first time is Hello World.

## Informatics 00

The sixth year of the UK Informatics Competition organised by Richard Forster and Antony Rix. The students had to complete a series of challenges including Ants and Romulus & Remus.

## Word Play

Write a program that determines if it is possible to win the game and, if so, says how to split the word. (BIO10)

## Games

The Mayan date 13-20-7-16-3 corresponds to 1-1-2000. Write a program which converts between the Mayan calendar and our own.

## Informatics 13

In the 2013 competition students were challenged by the Tower of London and a Coup!

## Einee-Meenie-Minee-Mo

Write a program, which given the number of friends and the length of the rhyme, can determine who wins. (BIO04)

## Informatics 01

The seventh year of the UK Informatics Competition organised by Richard Forster and Antony Rix. The students had to complete a series of challenges including Friends and Playfair.

## Egyptian Fractions

Write a program which converts a normal fraction into an Egyptian fraction. (BIO08)

## Informatics 09

In 2009 the games were sponsered by Lionheart Studios and it was all about a game.

## Pizza Pandamonium

Write a program to find out how many ways anchovies can be placed onto the pizza assuming no square is allowed to contain both olives and anchovies and no row (or column) in the pizza is allowed to contain more than one anchovy. (BIO12)

## Morse

Can you send a message using a series of short and long flashes?