CS Graduate Student ICPC Team Heads to Morocco

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On Saturday May 16th,  Professor Mohammad Hajiaghayi  will be leading a team of four graduate students in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals in Marrakech, Morocco.  Sina Dehghani, Soheil Ehsani, and Xi Yi will be competing with 128 teams from all over the world compete to solve “eight or more complex, real-world problems, with a  grueling five-hour deadline.”  Dehghani, Ehsani, and Yi will work together with a single computer as well as race against the clock and other teams in what the contest calls a “battle of logic, strategy, and mental endurance.”

The ACM ICPC is hosted by Mohammed V University, Al Akhawayn University, Mundiapolis University, and The Moroccan Association for Computing Machinery.

To learn more about the contest specifics, please visit icpc.baylor.edu or acmicpc.org.

To follow how our team is doing in the World Finals please visit ICPCNews.

We wish the team good luck and much success.

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