The Computer Science Department sent four teams of students to compete in the Association for Computing Machinery (the other ACM) Intercollegiate Programming last Saturday, finishing second among liberal arts schools in the region.
The top-finishing Knox team (“Team X-Ray”) consisted of juniors Ben Lyon and Matt Lichty and sophomore Nicholas Liberko, who placed 32nd overall.
There were 139 teams from 63 schools competing in the Mid-Central regional competition, each given five hours to solve eight different programing problems. The winners would go on to represent the region next June in the ACM Intercollegiate Programming Contest World Finals, which will take place in Yekatrinburg, Russia. This year the two winning teams came from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago.
Other Knox students who attended were: