WE HAVE MANY REASONS TO DEFEND THE CUBAN REVOLUTION
Young students from the University of Havana’s UH++ team were crowned Latin American champions during the Collegiate Programming Contest, sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM-ICPC) recently held in the U.S. state of South Dakota.
The team of Marcelo Fornet Fornés, Ariel Cruz Cruz and Eloy Pérez Torres (coached by Alfredo Somoza Moreno MSc) took 44th place overall during the tournament, after solving five problems in five hours.
The Collegiate Programming Contest represents the most important university level competition for Computer Science students, and features the participation of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the world.
Although 133 teams, representing the same number of universities, made it to the World Finals, Coach Alfredo Somoza, speaking a few days before the tournament, noted that competitions of this level demand an important effort by Cuban contestants: