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IOI Journal

The journal OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS, founded in 2007, was initiated by International Olympiad in Informatics community in cooperation with Institute of Mathematics and Informatics (now Vilnius University Institute of Mathematics and Informatics). Contributions are invited from researchers all over the world.

OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS is published annually (in summer). Only original high-quality scientific papers are accepted. All submitted papers are peer reviewed. The journal is closely connected to the scientific conference annually organized during the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI). Authors are requested to present their papers during the IOI conference.

The OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS is an international open access journal.

Aims and Scope

OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS is a refereed scholarly journal that provides an international forum for presenting research and developments in the specific scope of teaching and learning informatics through olympiads and other competitions. The journal is focused on the research and practice of professionals who are working in the field of teaching and learning informatics to talented student.

The scope of the journal includes, but not limited to:

  • computing methods
  • teaching algorithms and programming
  • automatic testing systems
  • curriculum developing for gifted students in informatics
  • environments and software for training

The format for the journal follows the tracks:

  • the primary section of the journal focuses on research
  • the second report section is devoted to sharing experiences of countries in informatics olympiads
  • the last smallest section presents books reviews or other information

The journal is abstracted / indexed by:

  • Cabell Publishing
  • Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL)
  • Educational Research Abstracts (ERA)
  • ERIC
  • InfoBase Index
  • Scopus

The Editorial address is:
Vilnius University Institute of Mathematics and Informatics
Akademijos 4, LT-08663 Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone: +370 5 2109 732 
Fax: +370 52 729 209
Copyright ©2006-2016 IOI, Vilnius University

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

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The content links above contain the journal volumes. Alternatively, you can find an index of all papers as separate files here.

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The IOI publishes a journal every year, with original high-quality scientific papers related to education, contests and algorithms.