Engineering Blog

Engineering

Learn from our challenges and triumphs as our talented engineering team offers insights for discussion and sharing.

Subset secrets

There is a secret that you wish to partially share amongst N people such that there is an M < N for which any M or more people can reconstruct the secret, but any K < M people cannot. How do you encode the secret? Did you love challenges? Then you will love LiveRamp. Apply ...

Space Assignment

The Sol Starfleet is having trouble assigning astronauts to jobs on its starships. Each astronaut has only a limited set of skills, and therefore can only be assigned to some roles. Each role has a maximum number of astronauts that it can accommodate - any more and they start getting in each other's way. ...

Grass garden

A garden is divided into nxn squares by footpaths. You want all the squares to be covered by grass. If at least two neighbors of a square are covered, then the grass will extend to it too. Otherwise, not. What is the minimum number of squares to be planted initially, so that the grass ...

Introducing the LiveRamp Challenge Blog!

Calling all engineers, coders, hackers, nerds and mathematicians!! Do you love to solve complex problems? Find yourself up late into the night coding, working on puzzles and exercising your brain? If yes, then be sure to check out our new LiveRamp Challenge Blog. Please subscribe to the challenge blog and be sure to check back regularly ...