The world famous competition is organized by the United States. The competition was first held in December at the regional level, where students of the Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics (Albert Sahakyan, Tigran Harutyunyan and Hrayr Mamikonyan), brilliantly performing their tasks, progressed into the final.
And on May 24, in the final round of this prestigious event our team solved 4 problems. The participants were given 5 hours to fulfill their tasks.
4 teams that have been able to solve, respectively 10, 9 and 8 problems were awarded gold, silver and bronze medals of the prestigious Olympiad. YSU team shared the same place with the teams from Oxford and Princeton universities.
Within the framework of the final stage of the competition, all the teams participated in various symposia, “New Regional Contest Director’s” Workshop, as well as “IBM TechTrek”, during which they were introduced to the new and exciting projects of “IBM”.
For more information about the Olympiad you can visit the following web-sites: http://icpcnews.com/ and https://icpc.baylor.edu/