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Beihang Team Advances to 2019 ICPC World Finals

Release time:January 23, 2019 / Lu Baihui

Recently, Beihang undergraduate students successfully advanced to the 2019 International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals. This is the sixth time for Beihang to reach the world finals since 2013.

It is “Nonsense Time” team from Beihang ICPC Team that advanced to the finals this time. The team members are Wu Junjie, Zhong Zihao and Deng Yixing under the guidance of Prof. Song You from the School of Software.

In 2018, more than 55,000 students from over 3,100 universities in 111 countries covering 6 continents participated. They teamed up and attended the 43th ICPC regional qualifiers, and finally 135 teams from 135 universities were in the 2019 world finals. Those teams included many students from famous international and domestic universities, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Princeton University, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Tsinghua University, Peking University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in the previous contest. The 2019 ICPC World Finals will be held in the University of Porto in Portugal from Mar. 31st, 2019 to Apr. 5th, 2019.

“Nonsense Time” won third place in the Qingdao Regional Contest (The left three are Wu Junjie, Deng Yixing and Zhong Zihao respectively)

ICPC is an annual contest aimed at demonstrating the innovation ability and team spirit and integrative competence of college students who need to complete the whole process of problem analysis, algorithm design, programming and problem solving under pressure. After more than 40 years, ICPC has developed into the most influential international computer competition for college students. Beihang ICPC program design competition is leaded by the Office of Academic Affairs and implemented by the School of Software, and its participants come from different schools of the university.

 

Reported by Yang Jingwei

Reviewed by Song You

Edited by Jia Aiping

Translated by Lu Baihui