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2013-11-19 12:35:23

U.S. Students Compete for Spot in World Finals Taking Place in Russia in June WACO, Texas, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of students from universities across the globe are vying for a coveted invitation to the World Finals of the 38(th) annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Known as the Battle of the Brains, the IBM-Sponsored ACM-ICPC challenges...

2013-07-03 08:27:56

The World's Best and Brightest Students of Computing Met in St. Petersburg to Compete in the International Collegiate Programming Contest ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three students from the host university St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO) have emerged as World Champions of the 37(th) Annual World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) sponsored by IBM (NYSE:...

2013-06-17 08:24:21

WACO, Texas, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ICPC Headquarters announced the live cast of the world's premier team programming championship, the 37th Annual World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM) at the Jubilee Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, July 3, from 9:15 AM to 5:30 PM, local time. Viewers can watch the world championship competition live at http://www.ICPCLive.com. The 2013 World Finals will be hosted...

2013-05-03 08:26:45

120 Teams to Meet in St. Petersburg for the International Collegiate Programming Contest WACO, Texas, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation of elite software engineers will meet in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 30 through July 4 to compete in the 37(th) Annual World Finals of the IBM-sponsored (NYSE: IBM) Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Known as the Battle of the Brains, the world's oldest and most prestigious...

2013-03-21 08:40:05

SAN FRANCISCO and CALGARY, Canada, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the leader in development testing, today announced the 2013 Calgary Collegiate Programming Contest (CCPC), in tandem with the University of Calgary. What: The CCPC challenges students to test their aptitude and knowledge against a set of programming puzzles requiring problem solving, programming, math and teamwork skills. The contest is an Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), International...

2012-11-16 12:27:33

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of students from universities across the globe are vying to earn a coveted spot at the World Finals of the 37(th) annual Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM). Known as the Battle of the Brains, the IBM-Sponsored ACM-ICPC challenges university students to solve complex real-world problems using advanced computing methods under a grueling...

2012-06-06 02:27:39

CHICAGO, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Latvia team of computer programming students finished in a tie for 18th place with MIT and Princeton University in last month's 2012 IBM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM ICPC). More than 8,500 teams participated from 2,219 universities worldwide. Eduards Kalinicenko, Jevgenijs Vihrovs and Normunds Vilcins competed on the Latvian team. "We are proud of our accomplishments, and we feel we will continue to perform...

2012-05-17 06:28:01

WARSAW, Poland, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three students from St. Petersburg State University of Information Technology, Mechanics & Optics have been named World Champions of the 2012 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM), the competition, affectionately known as the Battle of the Brains, challenged 112 university teams to solve some of the most challenging computer programming problems they've ever...

2012-05-11 02:25:07

WARSAW, Poland, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation of elite computer engineers will meet in Warsaw, Poland, May 14 through May 17 to compete in the 36th Annual World Finals of the IBM-sponsored (NYSE: IBM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). The contest, which is affectionately known as the Battle of the Brains, will be hosted by the University of Warsaw and will challenge students to solve some of the most difficult programming problems in a strict five hour...

2011-10-21 10:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Student computer programmers from universities around the world are preparing to battle for a spot to attend the World Finals of the 36th annual Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM). Regional contests in the United States begin on October 21, 2011 and will continue through December. Following the regional rounds, only 100 elite three-person teams will advance...