Beijing, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Three Cuban universities are participating today in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), based in China, with 140 teams from all over the world, diplomatic sources reported.
The island’s representation has 12 members, four for each of the teams: sUrPRise (University of Pinar del Rio), KFP (â€˜Marta Abreu’ Central University of Las Villas) and Netscape (University of Oriente, Antonio Maceo venue).
The ACM-ICPC is an education program on computer sciences and engineering with more than 20 years of experiences.
Cuba has previously classified teams from five higher education centers to the last stage of the contest. The University of Havana team won the contest for Latin America in 2017, a position previously occupied by Dominican Republic.
The Peking University currently hosts the annual world finals, opened yesterday, and considered the major programming event because it brings together academic institutions from all continents. The competition will be run until Friday, April 20.