Neha Patil

ACM ICPC Dhaka Site

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Established  1997
Abbreviation  ACM ICPC
Region  Asia
ACM ICPC Dhaka Site

ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (abbreviated as ACM-ICPC or just ICPC) is an annual multi-tiered competition among the universities of the world. There are eighteen different sites in Asia that host Asia Regional Final and Dhaka is one of them. Each year the winner of the Asia Regional Final Dhaka Site Contest advances to the ACM-ICPC World Finals. Like other sites of ICPC, Dhaka site contest is also sponsored by IBM and operated under the auspices of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

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History

ACM ICPC Dhaka site contest started in 1997 with the initiative of Professor A. L. Haque of North South University (NSU). Its first event was held on 18 November 1997 with the participation of 18 teams from 11 institutions. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology - BUET Bengal Tigers team became the champion and moved to the world final which was held on 28 February 1998 at Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Champion BUET team of Suman Kumar Nath (now at Microsoft Research), Rezaul Alam Chowdhury (UT Austin) and Tarique Mesbaul Islam (Waterloo) occupied 24th position in the world final among 54 teams tying with Stanford University. Same year, NSU team received a wild card for being the host of the Dhaka site regional contest and participated in the world final.

North South University hosted this event 12 times from 1997 to 1999, 2004 to 2006, 2008 to 2011, 2013 and 2015 while Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology hosted thrice from 2001 to 2003. East West University hosted the event in 2007. Daffodil International University hosted the event in 2012. Bangladesh University of Business and Technology hosted the event in 2014.

1997

  • Champion: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Host: North South University
  • Champion's position at the world final: 24th
  • Notes: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology also secured 2nd, 3rd and 4th place.
  • 1998

  • Champion: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Host: North South University
  • Champion's position at the world final: Honorable Mention
  • Notes: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology also secured 3rd and 4th place. Sharif University of Tehran and IIT Kanpur secured 7th and 11th place respectively.
  • 1999

  • Champion: Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Host: North South University
  • Champion's position at the world final: 8th
  • Notes: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology secured 2nd, 3rd and 4th place.
  • 2000

  • Not Hosted
  • 2001

  • Champion: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Host: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Champion's position at the world final: Honorable Mention
  • Notes: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and American International University-Bangladesh secured 2nd place respectively.
  • 2002

  • Champion: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Host: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Champion's position at the world final: Honorable Mention
  • Notes: Nanyang Technological University of Singapore secured 2nd place.
  • 2003

  • Champion: Fudan University
  • Maximum problem solved: 6
  • Host: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Champion's position at the world final: 15th
  • Notes:Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology secured 2nd and 3rd place. Dhaka University became 4th.
  • 2004

  • Champion:Fudan University
  • Maximum problem solved: 6
  • Host:North South University
  • Champion's position at the world final: 6th
  • Notes: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology secured 2nd place. National University of Singapore and IIT Bombay secured 3rd and 6th place respectively.
  • 2005

  • Champion:Fudan University
  • Maximum problem solved: 6
  • Host:North South University
  • Champion's position at the world final: 39th
  • Notes: Dhaka University and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology secured 2nd and 3rd place respectively. American International University - Bangladesh became 4th. Multimedia University of Malaysia received an honorable mention.
  • 2006

  • Champion:Fudan University
  • Host:North South University
  • Champion's position at the world final: 26th
  • Notes: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology secured 2nd place. American International University - Bangladesh and North South University jointly secured 3rd place.
  • 2007

  • Champion: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Host: East West University
  • Maximum problem solved: 7
  • Champion's position at the world final: 31st
  • Notes: Fudan University and East West University secured 2nd and 3rd place respectively. Total 86 Teams from 33 Universities competed to take the pride to qualify for ACM ICPC world final 2008.
  • 2008

  • Champion: Fudan University
  • Host: North South University
  • Maximum problem solved: 9
  • Champion's position at the world final: 14th
  • Notes; Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology secured 2nd place and received wild card for participating in the world finals. A total of 83 teams competed.
  • 2009

  • Champion: Fudan University
  • Host: North South University
  • Maximum problem solved: 7
  • Champion's position at the world final: 11th
  • Notes; Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology secured 2nd place and Dhaka University placed 3rd. A total of 89 teams participated.
  • 2010

  • Champion: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Host: North South University
  • Maximum problem solved: 6
  • Champion's position at the world final: Honorable Mention
  • Notes: Fudan University and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology secured 2nd and 3rd place respectively. Total 103 Teams from 43 Universities competed for a spot at the ACM ICPC world final 2011.
  • 2011

  • Champion: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Host: North South University
  • Maximum problem solved: 5
  • Champion's position at the world final: Honorable Mention
  • 2012

  • Champion: Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Host: Daffodil International University
  • Maximum problem solved: 7
  • Champion's position at the world final: 2nd
  • 2013

  • Champion: Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
  • Host: North South University
  • Maximum problem solved: 7
  • Champion's position at the world final: Honorable Mention
  • 2014

  • Champion: Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
  • Host: Bangladesh University of Business and Technology
  • Maximum problem solved: 7
  • Champion's position at the world final: 54
  • 2015

  • Champion: Jahangirnagar University
  • Host: North South University
  • Maximum problem solved: 7
  • Champion's position at the world final: 44
  • 2016

  • Champion: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Host: University of Asia Pacific
  • Maximum problem solved: 10
  • Champion's position at the world final: Yet to participate
  • Dhaka site local teams in the world final

    Each year at least one local team from Dhaka site takes part in the world final either as the regional champion or by wild card. On few occasions Dhaka site local teams made it by winning ACM ICPC Kanpur site regional. In 2005, Fudan University became champion at two different sites and withdrawn their championship from Dhaka site. As a result, 2nd ranked team, University of Dhaka who was supposed to get a wild card got the direct entry to the world final and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology got the wild card. Summary of all the Dhaka site local team results in the world final are illustrated in the following table:

    Host Universities

  • 1997 - North South University
  • 1998 - North South University
  • 1999 - North South University
  • 2000 - Not hosted
  • 2001 - Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • 2002 - Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • 2003 - Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • 2004 - North South University
  • 2005 - North South University
  • 2006 - North South University
  • 2007 - East West University
  • 2008 - North South University
  • 2009 - North South University
  • 2010 - North South University
  • 2011 - North South University
  • 2012 - Daffodil International University
  • 2013 - North South University
  • 2014 - Bangladesh University of Business and Technology
  • 2015 - North South University
  • 2016 - University of Asia Pacific
  • References

    ACM ICPC Dhaka Site Wikipedia


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