University of Tartu students participated in the Nordic Collegiate Programming Contest
Five University of Tartu teams, which consisted of students from the Institute of Computer Science and Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, participated in the Nordic Collegiate Programming Contest on October 5. The University of Tartu team Tartu 1 was the best among Estonian participants, accomplishing 19th position of overall 286 teams.
Team Tartu 1 with members Oliver Nisumaa, Tähvend Uustalu and Martin Širokov solved 7 tasks out of 11. Urmas Luhaäär, Martin Puškin and Uku Hannes Arismaa from the team UTartu #6 solved 6 tasks and finished on the 63rd position. The team Administration whose members were Miras Kenzhegaliyev, Mykola Symotiuk and Gaukhar Dauzhan solved 5 tasks and got the 94th place. The fourth team IDK from the University of Tartu reached the 209th place and team Awkward Turtles got the 217th place.
Completing the Nordic contest provides an opportunity to participate in the Northwestern Europe Regional Contest on November 15-17 in the Netherlands. By participating, the best teams can qualify for the world’s most prestigious programming contest ICPC 2020 (International Collegiate Programming Contest) finals.
ICPC 2020 will take place in Moscow and top tech companies in the world will observe it. Therefore, successful participation can create attractive career opportunities for the contestants. Oliver Nisumaa, Tähvend Uustalu and Martin Širokov represented University of Tartu in the last ICPC finals and finished on 62th position.
Further information: Meelis Kull, Associate Professor in Machine Learning and Team Organiser, University of Tartu, 737 5434, meelis.kull [ät] ut.ee