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The new season of ICPC, the oldest and the most prestigious international programming competition, has recently kicked off. This year, for the first time ever, the competition in the Northwestern Federal District of Russia, which ITMO University competes in, started with a qualification round. An ITMO.NEWS correspondent visited the competition site to find out more about the qualification process and who made it to the next round.
Last Saturday, ITMO University held Russia’s first reunion of alumni of the international student programming contest ICPC. The event brought together winners and participants of the previous ICPC rounds, as well as representatives of international IT companies, organizers of regional competitions, judges, coaches and volunteers that have helped with the organization of the contest over the years. The meeting was organized by the ICPC Foundation, which works to create an association of ICPC participants from all over the world, and supported by the company Huawei. Participating as an honorary guest was Bill Poucher, executive director of ICPC.
Sobaka.ru, a magazine about urban life, has recently announced the laureates of the Top-50 Famous People in St. Petersburg award in the Science and Life category. Among the winners is ITMO University PhD student Gennady Korotkevich, the champion of multiple international programming competitions. The awards ceremony will take place at the Sevkabel Port on June 5.
Just recently, the Google Code Jam international coding competition ended in Toronto. For the fifth time in a row, it was ITMO student Gennady Korotkevich who took the winning title, having beat his immediate competitors: Kamil Debowski from Poland and Makoto Soejima from Japan. Each year, over 50,000 programmers from all over the world participate in the event.
Gennady Korotkevich, a Master's student from the Department of Computer Technologies at ITMO University and a two-time champion of ACM ICPC, has won the competition Yandex.Algorithm for the fifth time. He was also the only participant to complete all the tasks of the competition.
On December 3, the semi-finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest were held at ITMO University. The university was one of the four venues for the Northern Eurasia regional contest for Russia and CIS countries, in which more than 300 teams participated. 16 teams were selected to take part in the final stage of the contest, which will take place in Beijing in April of 2018. ITMO University’s team is also among them,
The Open Data Hackathon took place in May, in Bolzano (Italy), bringing together developers and data scientists from all across Europe. For 24 hours, the teams worked on creating a working prototype based on one of their ideas. The winners of the hackathon took the main prize: a trip to St. Petersburg for a two-day intensive programming course at ITMO University. This year, ITMO has become a seven-time winner of ACM ICPC and remains the world record holder for most wins
Tomorrow, at 17:40 Moscow time, ACM ICPC-2017 finals will start in Rapid City, South Dakota (USA). According to the forecasts of Russian trainers, the competition will be fierce: the teams' line-up this year is most strong. This means that the contest will be definitely worth watching! As for now, we offer you the opportunity to place your bets on this year's winner using our ACM ICPC-2017 Totalizator: learn the rules, read the forecasts by trainers and team members and... stake everything on ITMO's team! Just joking. Place your bets on any team or region you expect to win.
Following the results of the regional semi-finals of ACM ICPC, the results of the All-Russian School Programming Contest in Programming came in. Schoolers from Almaty, Astana and Moscow got the gold here; participants from St. Petersburg shared the silver medals with their peers from Tbilisi, and the school kids from Ekaterinburg, Izhevsk, Kremenchuk and Vitebsk took home the bronze. At a round table dedicated to sports programming, such people as Andrei Lopatin and Andrei Stankevich, coaches for the St. Petersburg teams, Lidya Perovskaya, tutor at the Computer Technology Department, Vladimir Parfenov, Dean of the Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, and the world champions in programming discussed why kids from the CIS have been beating all records for the past 15 years.