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MC 2020

Model Counting Competition 2021

Tracks / Challenges

  1. Model Counting (mc)
    Compute the number of satisfying assignments to a given CNF:

  2. Weighted Model Counting (wmc)
    Compute the number of satisfying assignments to a given CNF:

  3. Projected Model Counting (pmc)
    Compute the number of satisfying assignments to a given CNF:

Call for Benchmarks

Model Counting Competition invites extended submission of collections of counting instances in the an DIMACS-based submission formats as given below.

Format

We refer to a comprehensive document on the description of the competition. Note that runtime requirements might still change until we have the final platform running, which we expect by April 10, 2020 lastest.

Important Dates

January 10, 2021: Announcement of the challenge (Tracks)

  • January 26, 2021: Announcement of the challenge (Tracks)
  • February 24, 2021: Format Description Online
  • February 21, 2021: Call for Benchmarks
  • March 15, 2021: Test Instances are available
  • March 19, 2021: Benchmarks (submit ASAP)
    Please use the Google Form
  • March 25, 2021: Intent to Participate
    Please use the Google Form
  • April 10, 2021: Public Instances are available
  • April 15, 2021: Submission of the Solvers (Feedback Phase starts)
  • April 30, 2021: Last Update to submissions (End of Feedback Phase)
  • May 10, 2021: Evaluation Phase starts
  • May 30, 2021: Submissions + Descriptions (Zenodo)
    Please use the Google Form
  • July 8, 2021 & Presentation of the Results

Organization

Program Co-Chair

  • Markus Hecher (TU Wien, Vienna)
  • Johannes K. Fichte (TU Dresden, Dresden)

Evaluation Plattform

We are happy that the director of StarExec (Aaron Stump, Iowa) accepted to host the model counting competition. We are currently trying to setup the platform. In case that we do manage this in time, we will run the competition on the Taurus Cluster in Dresden.

Sponsors

data-experts already announced sponsoring of MC 2021.