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Krakow University takes bronze at 'Battle of the Brains'

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Peter Gentle 02.06.2011 08:40
A team from the Jagiellonian University, Krakow has won the bronze medal at the International Collegiate Programming Contest in Orlando, Florida.


The team – Robert Obryk, Adam Polak and Maciej Wawro – solved seven out of eleven highly complex tasks modelled on real problems of modern business.

The Jagiellonian University has a very strong computer programming faculty which focuses on analytical methods in information systems management.

The Gold Medal went to students from Zhejiang University in China. All in all, eight teams came ahead of the students from Krakow as there were more than one team in the medal positions.

Two other Polish universities took part in the event, with Warsaw taking 13th place and Wroclaw 42nd.

The championships brought together teams from 105 universities from around the world.

Next year’s championships will be hosted by Warsaw University and will be held in the middle of May, under the honorary patronage of President Bronislaw Komorowski. (mk)

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