Three teams of students representing the CSBSJU Computer Science department participated in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) which took place on November 6th , 2010. ACM ICPC is an international programming contest that takes place throughout the world. We participated in our region - the North Central Region which includes the following US states and Canadian provinces: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ontario, Manitoba, (upper) Michigan, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas. Teams participating in the ICPC in a given region can attend any of its designated sites. Two of our teams participated at the U of M - twin cities site and the third at Macalester College in Saint Paul. The rules for the contest are plain and simple: solve the most problems in the least amount of time. The contest runs for 5 consecutive ours. Teams include 3 members.
Our teams were:
(all teams were coached by Imad Rahal CSBSJU Assistant Professor of Computer Science)
· At the Macalester site, 12 teams from
the following schools participated: CSBSJU, Carleton College, Macalester College, Luther College, Gustavus College, and St Olaf College
· At the U of M site, 19 teams from the following schools participated: CSBSJU, U of Minnesota-Twin Cities, U of Minnesota-Morris, St. Cloud State U., Bethel U, U of Wisconsin-River Falls, and U Wisconsin Colleges
· This year, 226 teams from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ontario, Manitoba, (upper) Michigan, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas participated in the ACM ICPC's North Central region; here are our regional results