HSE Students Win in Vojtěch Jarník International Mathematical Competition
A team of HSE students has sucessfully returned after taking part in the 28th Vojtěch Jarník International Mathematical Competition, held in the Czech Republic. The competition has been held annually since 1991 by the University of Ostrava in the Czech Republic. Students compete in two age groups: category I (junior group) is for first and second-year students under 22 years and category II (senior group) is for older students.
HSE students won three medals, while the fourth participant missed out on winning by just a few points.
Vadim Kalashnikov, 3rd-year student of the Faculty of Computer Science, took second place in the competition, Ilya Dumansky, 3rd-year student of the Faculty of Mathematics, was the winner in category II, and Timofey Zaitsev, 1st-year student of the Faculty of Mathematics - in category I. Georgy Bulgakov, 1st-year student of the Faculty of Computer Science, received a certificate of successful participation in category I. It’s worth mentioning that medals in mathematical competitions are awarded to a group of people, and not only to the three best participants. Therefore, making it to the top 3 is a very good result indeed for a student.
This year the competition was held from the 12th to the 14th of April. 65 students in category I and 60 students in category II took part in the event. Andrey Gavrilyuk, Associate Professor at the Big Data and Information Retrieval School, led HSE team.
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