All-Armenian Open Online Programming Contest Winners are Announced
On May 24, Russian-Armenian University hosted the 1st All-Armenian Open Online Programming Contest in memory of Professor Vladimir Yeghiazaryan.
Designed to test problem-solving and programming skills among programmers, the competition gathered 102 teams of programming enthusiasts of almost all skill levels, from beginner to expert.
Overall, representatives of 10 universities, 2 colleges, 11 schools and 11 tech companies from Armenia and abroad participated in the contest.
In addition to participants from Armenia-based universities, Russian-Armenian University, Yerevan State University, American University of Armenia, National Polytechnic University of Armenia, it attracted students from the University of Waterloo, Canada, University of Cambridge, the UK, University of St. Petersburg and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia.
Company representatives from Google, PicsArt, CodeSignal, OMD, Mentor Graphics, Snark IT, VMvare also joined the contest to test their mental sharpness.
The competition included 14 tasks designed by RAU alumni Hayk Saribekyan, currently a Ph.D. student at Cambridge University, and Eduard Piliposyan, General Manager at CodeSignal, RAU team's trainer. The competition winners are:
- TiMvOrQ (YSU students Vahagn Altunyan and Arsen Hambartsumyan).
- CodeMasters (CodeSignal employees, Albert Sahakyan, Yerevan, and Aram Shatakhtsyan, San Francisco).
- Fonde (Google employees from Zurich,alumni RAU Grigor Gevorgyan and Mihran Hovsepyan).
- EL Clasico (YSU students, Levon Muradyan and Albert Gevorgyan).
- WA240 (Quantum College student Alexander Abelyan).
The competition was held through the support of Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) and OneMarketData (OMD).
Professor Vladimir Yeghiazaryan was the founder and first dean of the faculty of applied mathematics and computer science at the Russian-Armenian University. Several cohorts of RAU students were trained through his leadership.