As we have already informed, YSU team participated in the final stage of the prestigious International Programming Olympiad “ACM-ICPC” held in the USA on May 20-25 and registered satisfactory results.
Dean of YSU Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics Vahram Dumanyan, lecturer Armen Andreasyan and participants of the competition Albert Sahakyan and Tigran Mamikonyan participated in the press conference.
The speakers presented their team’s successes. According to Vahram Dumanyan, in the final round, 133 teams competed with each other, which were selected from 2948 universities in 103 countries.
“The team assessment and classification principle is as follows: in total, 12 medals, 4 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals are envisaged. I think that the 56th place is great for us. By the way, the same result has been shared by such authoritative universities’ teams such as Princeton, Oxford, and others are” – said Vahram Dumanyan.
One of the participants added that competing with so many leading universities is already a very good factor.
The participants are happy with the results, but they think they could show better results. As for the development of the sector, according to the speakers, there is a need for a systematic approach.