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FRENCH/ENGLISH : µContest is a programming challenges website. The challs can be about cryptgraphy, algorithmic, multimedia, artificial intelligence, network or physics.
µContest
Sites origin country France
Language French
Category Tags Crypto, Programming, Stegano, Research
Site Admins MetatrOn, Eisenheim
Auto update yes
Has OnSiteRank yes
WarBoxes 0
Score 19639
Base-Score 10000
Users 893
Challs 57
Linked users 127
Average 28.10%
Difficulty 79.55%
Enjoyment 77.27%
Latest 1 active Players, ordered by last update (14d)
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Exponential?
I read that:
https://www.wechall.net/scoring_faq
and I don't see exponential in explanations.
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That page is a bit outdated. However, the core is true. The "exponential" part is in squaring the percentage. Perhaps it should be referred to as "non-linear" or something. ;)

Anyway, further discussion of the scoring is perhaps better done elsewhere. The point about µContest has been made and is being looked at.
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Hi, I think there is a little bug with scoring because 2 players have more than 100% solved.
I think it will be better to have max(score,100).
And the page:
https://www.wechall.net/scoring_faq
has not been refreshed.
Last edited by thefinder - May 05, 2014 - 19:30:07
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The score for µContest challenges changes when more people solve them. WeChall's scoring mechanism isn't really built to support this. The only way to really solve this is to automatically update all users when an update for a single user is requested.

Both "more than 100%" and "max(percentage,100%)" are wrong. Personally, I don't see an advantage of one over the other. I think this is just one of WeChall's quirks that we'll have to accept.
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