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Closing of the VIII Caribbean Training Camp for the ACM-ICPC. Photos: Zenia Camps Vidal.

UCI Programming Cup closes eighth edition of the Caribbean Training Camp

Zenia Camps Vidal |
March 25, 2017 - 17:00
Closing of the VIII Caribbean Training Camp for the ACM-ICPC.

Closing of the VIII Caribbean Training Camp for the ACM-ICPC. Photos: Zenia Camps Vidal.

With the accomplishment of the XII UCI programming Cup of Tomás López Jiménez, the VIII Caribbean Training Camp of the ACM-ICPC, developed during two weeks at the University of Informatics  Sciences, was concluded this Saturday.

In the competition called by this house of high studies participated a total of 25 teams, 13 camp groups, 10 UCI and the rest of the University of Granma and the Higher Institute of Technologies and Applied Sciences.

The competition was awarded to UH ++ of the University of Havana, which resolved nine of the 11 problems proposed. The second place was obtained by the romantic team of the Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM) with nine accepted exercises, but with a greater time penalty. The third place was also managed by the sUrPRise team from Pinar del Río with eight challenges solved.

In the closing ceremony held in the Conference Room located in teaching building  4, the members of the KFP community were also recognized as a fast and accurate team of the competition, and SurPrise as an exclusive, solving the greatest number of problems being the only one in Giving solution.

The central words of the conclusion of the Camp, the epicenter of competitive programming in the UCI from March 13th  to 25th, were the responsibility of Dover Antonio Ripoll Méndez, ACM-ICPC Caribbean D General Director, who thanked the support of several areas of the University for the accomplishment of the academic event.

The presence of the Russian professor Gleb Evstropov was also recognized by Ripoll, who argued, that the young programmer's performance was excellent, considering the level with which the activities were developed.

The Caribbean director also noted as an achievement, the formal registration of this edition of the Camp as a Postgraduate Course in Competitive Programming, with 96 hours classes and 2 credits.

After intense training for the ACM-ICPC competitions, where students and professors from Mexico, Colombia, Angola, and Cuba participated, the three winners from the standings defined by several competitions were the teams: UH ++, SurPrise and The Romantic.

UH ++ team, current ACM-ICPC Caribbean champions and winners of the VIII Training Camp.

UH ++ team, current ACM-ICPC Caribbean champions and winners of the VIII Training Camp.

UH ++ team, current ACM-ICPC Caribbean champions and winners of the VIII Training Camp.

SurPrise Team from Pinar del Río Institution.

Team KFP from Marta Abreu University of Las Villas.

Team KFP from  Marta Abreu  University of Las Villas.

The Romantics Team from the Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM).

The Romantics Team from the Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM).

Gleb Evstropov, thanked the Camp invitation.

Gleb Evstropov, thanked the Camp invitation.

Ph.D. Omar Correa Madrigar, Research Director at the UCI, offered the closing words of the event.

Ph.D. Omar Correa Madrigar, Research Director at the UCI, offered the closing words of the event.

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