BOINCstats challenges

This section is where you can post topics related to Challenges from other websites, such as Formula-BOINC, SETI-Germany and BOINCstats, as well as project challenges such as from WCG, PrimeGrid et al.

As a Team, we really want to engage as many team members with these challenges, as this gives us a great way of attracting more members to our Team...plus we get to show our strengths as a Team by (hopefully) doing well in each one.

PS: I have moved lots of topics into this section where they are relevant...as you can see, we've always been happy to take part in Challenges...and long may that continue ;-)
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BOINCstats challenges

Post by UBT - Timbo » Fri May 31, 2019 10:12 am

Hi all

Just a reminder:

UBT always take part in BOINCstats challenges...these are instigated by many and numerous teams from around the BOINC universe and as such at any one time there may be various BOINC projects that will benefit from an upswing in members crunching during the period of each event.

If you want to keep track of which Challenges are happening soon, please visit:

https://boincstats.com/en/stats/challenge/team/overview

And who knows, we might win one or two ??

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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by Woodles » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:12 am

Hi all,

Just noticed that there's a Gerasim challenge on at the moment (https://www.boincstats.com/stats/challe ... /chat/1063) and Dave and I have UBT currently in third :)

(I had been accidentally crunching it for FB purposes :lol:)

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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by damienh » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:19 am

Hmmm ... I can't really tell what gerasim@home is trying to achieve ... but I'll push a bit of work to it!

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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by Jeffers » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:51 am

I have Gerasim on my project list so I've re-enabled it.
However, on doing an update I got a message that the project's server is not available...
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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by Woodles » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:51 am

Damien Healy wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:19 am
Hmmm ... I can't really tell what gerasim@home is trying to achieve ... but I'll push a bit of work to it!
Hi Damien,

It's a pure mathematics project that has gone through a few iterations. Basically a general project looking for people to run their various applications on.

It started off as a calculator project, morphed into a graph analyser, briefly flirted with latin squares and is now developing algorithms for computer based logic engineering applications (discrete logic chips, CNC control etc.)

Windows 64 bit only and you need VC++ or else all tasks fail after 3 seconds.

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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by Woodles » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:53 am

Jeffers wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:51 am
I have Gerasim on my project list so I've re-enabled it.
However, on doing an update I got a message that the project's server is not available...
Hi Jeff,

It was having problems earlier in the week (bunkers building?) but should be back online now. I've just downloaded some new work.

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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by Jeffers » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:57 am

Re-tried it, got some tasks now....
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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by UBT - Timbo » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:28 pm

Woodles wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:12 am
Hi all,

Just noticed that there's a Gerasim challenge on at the moment (https://www.boincstats.com/stats/challe ... /chat/1063) and Dave and I have UBT currently in third :)

(I had been accidentally crunching it for FB purposes :lol:)

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HI Mark

OK - I'm in as well...

I've been trying to hit some milestones on WCG (nearing 1m credits) LHC and ODLK1 (both nearing 500k) and Asteroids (nearing 10m) so I'll switch my CPUs over to Gerasim for a while to help out a tad ;-)

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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by Woodles » Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:41 am

Ended up a very comfortable third place and managed to pick up a couple of FB marathon points in the process so well worthwhile. Unfortunately, TSBT was one of the two teams that managed to beat us :(

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Team			Position	Points
SETI.USA		1		4,300,076
The Scottish Boinc Team	2		2,009,752
UK BOINC Team		3		1,730,103
Crystal Dream		4		  754,232
SETI.Germany		5		  394,148
Mentions to the following who managed to make the top 100 users:

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Username		Position	Points
UBT - Timbo		18		105,990
rimmer66		20		 83,662
UBT - Chris Suddick	25		 44,163
bigsinky		35		 15,824
LupusUK			40		  5,671
Jeffers2112		43		  2,708
Craig Dickinson		50		  1,293
Damien Healy		68		     23
Apologies to anyone else that contributed, I didn't take a snapshot of the project and the Boincstats users list stops at 100.

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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by UBT - Timbo » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:01 am

Woodles wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:41 am

Mentions to the following who managed to make the top 100 users:

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Username		Position	Points
UBT - Timbo		18		105,990
rimmer66		20		 83,662
UBT - Chris Suddick	25		 44,163
bigsinky		35		 15,824
LupusUK			40		  5,671
Jeffers2112		43		  2,708
Craig Dickinson		50		  1,293
Damien Healy		68		     23
Apologies to anyone else that contributed, I didn't take a snapshot of the project and the Boincstats users list stops at 100.

Mark
Hi Mark

Thanks for the summary...but it is incomplete as you seem to have missed this chap out:

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Username		Position	Points
Woodles			3		1,470,768
So, very well done for your contribution... :-)

And it seems that BOINCstats has only listed positions up to #69 - despite the claim that:

"Total number of users: 592"

https://www.boincstats.com/stats/challe ... 63/credits

I missed out on #17 by 394 credits... :-(

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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by Woodles » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:45 am

Hi Tim,

Ah but I knew all about that chaps contribution and told him personally :P

I think Boincstats must have got confused over the number of participants, according to their general stats, only 401 users actually contributed to Gerasim during the past week and I bet more than a few of them weren't taking part.

Unlucky on seventh place, I thought I'd catch Scole when he stopped crunching with eight hours to go but he started up again and managed to hold on to second place, maybe I shouldn't have tried to run WEP at the same time? :D I was never going to catch Bryan though regardless!

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Re: BOINCstats challenges

Post by Woodles » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:13 am

There's another one of these on (although it overlaps the next FB sprint):

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Name		US Independence Day Rosetta Crunching
Status		In progress
Project		Rosetta@Home
Issued by	/r/Covid19
Start time	2020-06-28 00:00 UTC
End time	2020-07-05 00:00 UTC
UBT doing well:

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Team Name		Rank	Credit
/r/Covid19		 1	5,862,401
UK BOINC Team		 2	2,359,880
BOINC@Poland		 3	1,435,418
SETI.Germany		 4	1,367,517
BOINC@AUSTRALIA		 5	1,268,315
BOINC.Italy		 6	1,163,727
Rechenkraft.net		 7	1,048,248
L'Alliance Francophone	 8	1,014,209
The Scottish Boinc Team	 9	  869,787
ngb:setiteam		10	  697,578
Probably due to this:

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Username		Rank	Total credit
damienh			  1	645,132
ncoded.com		  3	540,503
ChelseaOilman		  7	223,092
Homefarm		 22	119,487
Martin Greenwood	 59	 55,711
rimmer66		 68	 47,676
UBT - PennyQ		375	 10,852
UBT - Timbo		414	  9,617
UBT - Mikeejones	718	  4,832
Jeffers2112		834	  3,906
Carl not leading the pack for once :o

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