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From: "Matthew Simoneau" <matthew@mathworks.com>
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Subject: Re: Fall 2008 MATLAB Contest, November 5th-12th
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 19:41:02 +0000 (UTC)
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We've been trying to come up with a way to get a head-to-head aspect to the contest without changing our infrastructure much.  Doug Hull came up with this "king of the hill" idea.  We're happy to hear this initial positive feedback.

the cyclist, we won't be re-scoring previous days entries against the new leader.  Each 24-hour period stands on its own.  We're excited to see how the dynamics shake out.  Will the best entry for each day be strictly "better" than the previous?  Will there be daily oscillations leader's level of aggression?  Anyone want to take a guess?