ICPC-programming contest (Nordic regionals): victory!
ACM's annual ICPC student programming contest -- its Nordic regional contest -- was held today, on Saturday, Oct 2nd, within NCPC Nordic Collegiate Programming Contest. Our team named Bubble Sorters (Mikko Sysikaski, Aleksi Hartikainen ja Mika Laitinen) wrote history by clinching the top spot (#1) in the final standings! Among 177 team, the achievement is truly outstanding! Their quest will continue in NWERC 2010 in Bremen in November.
A special mention goes to another team from our department, Saxrollers, first-timers in ICPC, placed fifth. Gongratulations to all the teams that representetd us!
Final standings from NCPC's ICPC-listing: http://ncpc2010.scrool.se/standings/?icpc
The competition is about solving as many programming problems as possible in teams of three in five hours: http://ncpc2010.scrool.se/ncpc2010problems.pdf