30.09.2010 | 
Education
ACM ICPC INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMING CONTEST
ACM ICPC INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMING CONTEST
ACM ICPC Olympiad Armenia's organizing committee invites Armenian universities to participate in the quarter-finals of competitions.

World Student Programming Annual ACM ICPC Competition Armenian quarter-finals will be held in Yerevan State University on October 30. It is at the same time Armenias 7th competition.

Official Website of the Olympiad is http://icpc.baylor.edu. Teams must register at the required site. Registration opportunity is already available. First you will need to register the HEI, the coach, then coach must register the team. The Olympiad will be held in stages. Armenia is included in the North-European semi-final zone - NEERC. Official site ishttp://neerc.ifmo.ru. Here you can read about the Olympiad ( http://neerc.ifmo.ru/information/about.html) and find the contest rules ( http://neerc.ifmo.ru/information/contest-rules.html).

Team should be composed of three students (Masters degree students can also participate). They should be able to write a program, using C, C + + or Pascal languages and solve Algorithmic complexity problems. Projects are tested by the automatic checking system. Problem is considered solved if all the tests are successfully passed: Teams receive points according to the number of solved problems. In case of equal number of points the time of handing in the results and the number of unsuccessful attempts is taken into account.

It is scheduled to hold practical and basic tours. Practice round will last approximately 1 hour. In the meantime, participants will be introduced to the competition conditions and automatic checking system. Key contest duration is 5 hours; winning teams will receive diplomas and the best teams of each HEI will progress into semi-final. Semi-final will be held on November 24, 2010 in Saint-Petersburg, Barnaul, Tashkent and Tbilisi.

Organizational membership fee is determined, 15 thousand AMD for a team.

Please send applications to Olympic organizing committee chairman, YSU Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics Dean V. Dumanyan til October 24. The application must specify the number of teams, the students name and last name, faculty, course. Team coach or coaches are contact persons. You will need to mention coachs name, last name, position, phone number and e-mail address.

Vahram Doumanyan - ACM ICPC of the Armenia Olympiad Organizing Committee Chairman, 
tel. 57-06-08, e-mail. duman@ysu.am

Armen Andreasyan - ACM ICPC Olympiad Coordinator, e-mail. andreas_arm@yahoo.com

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