UE programming teams compete at University of Louisville

Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017

Four teams of UE computing students recently participated in the annual ACM ICPC Mid-Central Region Programming Contest on November 4 at the University of Louisville. The contest is one of 13 qualifier contests in North America for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. This year's contest featured nine problems of varying difficulty.

Evansville Purple (Evan Higgins, Asher Trockman, and AJ Dick) completed five problems to place fifth out of 17 teams at the Louisville site and 36th out 119 teams overall in the region.

Evansville Orange (Clayton Brutus, Dalton Meny, and Nhan Cao) completed four problems to place ninth at the site and 55th overall.

Evansville White (Justin Stark, Kunal Mukherjee, and Abdullah Aljandali) and Evansville Gray (Kudzi Mandingwa, Hojun Kim, and Oti Oritsejafor) also participated.

The overall contest was won by a team from University of Illinois who was the fastest to complete eight problems, while the Louisville site was won by a team from University of Louisville who completed six problems. 

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