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SJTU Students Swept ACM-ICPC Final Golds

July 05, 2013      Author: Yu Yong

From June 30to July 4, the 37th ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC for short) World Final was held in Russia. Among 6 continents, 91 countries, over 2300 schools and more than 300,000 students, 120 winning teams from continental competitions gathered in St. Petersburg to contest for "The Smartest Person in the World". This time the contestants from SJTU were Shang Jingbo (Junior), Jin Bin (Senior), Guo Xiaoxu (sophomore) from School of Electronic, Information and Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences SJTU Zhiyuan College.

SJTU Students Swept ACM-ICPC Final Golds

                                                   (From left: Jin Bin; Guo Xiaoxu; Shang Jingbo)

The final results published that after three teams from St Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (University ITMO); Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Taiwan University solved one more question respectively in the last hour before the competition is over. Finally, University ITMO won the first prize. SJTU won the second prize, followed by Tokyo University and Taiwan University running the third and the fourth prizes.

This competition is not only a booster of the world's computer science education. More importantly, it is a chance to discover talents in computer science wordwide.




Translated by Qi Yusi              Reviewed by Wang Bingyu