On Top of the World

2005-09-02T17:38:00

Google Code jam 2004 top 50:


#  Reid Barton, Arlington, Mass.
# Tomasz Czajka, West Lafayette, Ind.
# John Dethridge, Glen Iris, Australia
# Chuong Do, Richardson, Texas
# Tomas Dzetkulic, Michalovce, Slovakia
# Bjarke Ebert, Tranbjerg, Denmark
# Erling Ellingsen, Trondheim, Norway
# Ambrose Feinstein, Orlando, Fla.
# Batholomew Furrow, Vancouver, Canada
# Dima Germanov, Ufa, Russian Federation
# Oyvind Grotmol, Trondheim, Norway
# Alexander Grushetsky, Kiev, Ukraine
# Lars Hellsten, Toronto, Canada
# Hubert Hwang, Brookline, Mass.
# Tomasz Idziaszek, Lomianki, Poland
# Anders Jonsson, Amherst, Mass.
# JongMan Koo, Seoul, Korea
# Eryk Kopczynski, Warszawa, Poland
# Erik-Jan Krijgsman, Enschede, The Netherlands
# Jan Kuipers, Utrecht, The Netherlands
# Gilbert Lee, Victoria, Canada
# Justin Legakis, Sunnyvale, Calif.
# Po-Ru Loh, Pasadena, Calif.
# Tim Lovell-Smith, Christchurch, New Zealand
# Jimmy Mardell, Stockholm, Sweden
# Tim McDonald, Goffstown, N.H.
# Joshua Metzler, Ann Arbor, Mich.
# Tor Myklebust, Waterloo, Canada
# David Narum, Lovenstad, Norway
# Steve Newman, Portola Valley, Calif.
# Robin Nittka, Ehingen, Germany
# Pawel Parys, Kalety, Poland
# Martin Pettai, Viljandi, Estonia
# David Pritchard, Boston, Mass.
# Lovro Puzar, Zagreb, Croatia
# Xin Qi, Ithaca, NY
# Berinde Radu, Cambridge, Mass.
# Sergio Sancho, Capital Federal, Argentina
# Aleksandrs Saveljevs, Riga, Latvia
# Zheng Shao, Urbana, Ill.
# Jeff Shute, Kitchener, Canada
# Bogdan Stanescu, Rockville, Md.
# Bolek Szewczyk, Warsaw, Poland
# Jeff Tamer, Urbana, Ill.
# Peter Tang, Hong Kong
# Joris van Rantwijk, Waddinxveen, The Netherlands
# Mathijs Vogelzang, Groningen, The Netherlands
# Brian Watkins, Salt Lake City, Utah
# Jonathan Wills, DeLand, Fla.
# You Zhou, Cambridge, Mass.
Croatia, Latvia, Poland, Estonia ... teeny weeny countries all.

Top 12 winners of ACM Collegiate Programming contest (2004)- the most prestigious in the world:


- Shanghai Jiaotong University (GOLD, WORLD CHAMPION)

-- Moscow State University (GOLD, 2nd Place)

-- St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics (GOLD, 3rd Place)

-- University of Waterloo (GOLD, 4th Place)

-- University of Wroclaw (SILVER, 5th Place)

-- Fudan University (SILVER, 6th Place)

-- KTH - Royal Institute of Technology (SILVER, 7th Place)

-- Norwegian University of Science & Technology (SILVER, 8th Place)

-- Izhevsk State Technical University (BRONZE, 9th Place)

-- POLITEHNICA University Bucharest (BRONZE, 10th Place)

-- Peking University (BRONZE, 11th Place)

-- The University of Hong Kong (BRONZE, 12th Place) 

Results of ICFP Functional Programming Contest

Notice something? We are *not* there!

We have much more interesting stuff to do; great research to be completed in our software labs; *real* work to do.

We are On Top of The World - we don't compete because the poor Chinese or Russian or European or American kids stand no chance against us.

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