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UESTC students advanced to the 2014 ACM-ICPC world final

published: 2013-12-26 09:53:00       hits: 

On December 28, the Asian competition of the 38th ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) in China division ended in Jilin University. UESTC students scored four gold, seven silver and five bronze medals, qualifying easily for the world final held in Yekaterinburg, Russia in the summer of 2014.


There are five races in China division respectively held in Chengdu, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Changsha, Tianjin and Changchun, and the Chengdu race was hosted by UESTC. The UESTC_Aspidochelone team was the runner-up both in Chengdu and Nanjing.


Started in 1970 by ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) with a history of 37 years, ACM-ICPC is renowned for providing the platform for college students to demonstrate innovation ability, teamwork skills, programming capability, problem-analyzing and problem-solving ability under pressure. Excellent students emerged in this contest are valued by some colleges and famous companies.


UESTC had participated in the 32nd, 34th, 35th, 36th and 37th ACM-ICPC and this year is the 6th time to advance to the world final.


translated by Jessica