Students of Yanka Kupala State University became the prizewinners of the international programming competition
NERC Finals were held last week. More than 220 teams from universities of Belarus, Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan took part in the championship. The competition was held in 4 cities (Saint-Petersburg, Barnaul, Almaty, Yerevan and Minsk) at the same time.
Yanka Kupala State University was represented by GrSU-1 and GrSU-2 teams, consisting of Vladilen Loktevich, Yury Sarosek, Nikolay Ignatenko and Andrey Hombak, Nikita Korenevsky, Nikolay Zdanchuk respectively.
Team GrSU-1 was the only team of all regional universities to get 3rd place.
Each team had one computer and five hours to solve 12 problems. The students had to create, introduce and prove the work of their algorithm and then write a program, using one of the programming languages. In order to win, the program must give only correct answers. Teams who had solved more problems won.