By Hans-Dietrich Gronau, Hanns-Heinrich Langmann, Dierk Schleicher
In July 2009 Germany hosted the fiftieth foreign Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). For the first actual time the variety of partaking nations handed a hundred, with 104 nations from all continents. Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the IMO presents an incredible chance to seem again over the last 5 a long time and to study its improvement to develop into a global occasion. This ebook is a document in regards to the fiftieth IMO in addition to the IMO historical past. loads of facts approximately all of the 50 IMOs are incorporated. We checklist the main profitable contestants, the result of the 50 Olympiads and the 112 international locations that experience ever taken half. it's extraordinary to work out that some of the world’s top learn mathematicians have been one of the such a lot winning IMO contributors of their adolescence. Six of them gave displays at a distinct occasion: Bollobás, Gowers, Lovász, Smirnov, Tao and Yoccoz. This e-book is aimed toward scholars within the IMO age crew and all those that have curiosity during this all over the world top festival for high school students.
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The Jury, Observers and any others who have sight of the problems and solutions before the examinations shall do their utmost to ensure that no Contestant has information, direct or indirect, about any proposed problem. They must also ensure that all Contest problems and solutions are kept strictly confidential until after the entire Contest has finished. They are barred, from the moment of their arrival in Bremen until the time of conclusion of the second examination, from having any external communication with Contestants, Deputy Leaders and accompanying Observers.
9. Each Contestant will receive a Certificate of Participation. 6. 1. The "Jury" will consist of all Leaders, together with a Chairman. A Leader may be replaced by his/her Deputy Leader in an emergency (subject to the prior approval and consent of the Chairman of the Jury). Members of the IMO Advisory Board who are not already members of the Jury, members of the Problem Selection Committee and the Chief Coordinator (as defined in clause 7 below) may also attend meetings of the Jury as observers.
These scores will be recorded on official forms and signed by the Leader and the Coordinators. If the Leader and the Coordinators fail to agree on a score for a Contestant, the matter will first be referred to the head Coordinator (Problem Captain) for that problem. If there is still no agreement, the matter will be referred to the Chief Coordinator. If the Leader and Chief Coordinator then fail to agree on a score, the Chief Coordinator will report the matter to the Jury with a recommendation as to what the score should be.