1998 ACM East Central Programming Contest


The 1998 East Central Regional ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest was held Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November at the University of Waterloo, located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. 92 teams competed for 3 spots in the World finals, held at Technical University Eindhoven, the Netherlands, on 8-11 April, 1999.

You can contact the contest people at Waterloo by emailing acm_ecr_pc@canola1.uwaterloo.ca


The top three teams will get to go to the finals, where they will compete among 61 teams from this and other regions.

FIRST PLACE University of Waterloo (Waterloo A)
Viet-Trung Luu
David Kennedy
Ondrej Lhotak
Gordon Cormack, Coach
SECOND PLACE Carnegie Mellon University (CMU Tartans A)
Dan Rosenberry
Yih-Chun Hu
Larry Greenfield
Mark Stehlik, Coach
THIRD PLACE University of Toronto (Toronto 1)
Jonathan Shekter
Bhaskara Marthi
Adrian Corduneanu
Charles Clarke, Coach
FOURTH PLACECase Western Reserve University (Case Western A)
FIFTH PLACEUniversity of Waterloo (Waterloo B)
SIXTH PLACEMcGill University (McGill Poutines)
SEVENTH PLACECarnegie Mellon University (CMU Tartans B)
EIGHTH PLACEUniversity of Toronto (Toronto A)
NINTH PLACECase Western Reserve University (Case Western B)
TENTH PLACEWestern Michigan University (Prussian Programmers)

Contest Environment

The contest environment has a page of its own, including the current version of the environment documentation. You should read this before coming to Waterloo.

General Contest Information

Schedule: Places and Times

Map icon Annotated map of campus.

This was not final. We ran about 15 minutes late.

All times are in EST. Beware the evil time zone shift.

16:30-18:30RegistrationComfy Lounge, MC 3001
18:30-19:50Practice ContestTerminal Labs, 3rd Floor MC
20:00-21:00Question and Answer PeriodEL 101
21:00-22:30Pizza PartyEL 101
09:30-10:00Assemble for ContestTerminal Labs, 3rd Floor MC
10:00-15:00ContestTerminal Labs, 3rd Floor MC
10:00-15:00Coach Knuckle-BitingDC 1302 (note change)
12:00-14:00Lunch served, drinks availableContest location, C&D
15:30-18:00BanquetSCH Festival Room

East Central North America Region

The region contains western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, eastern Ontario and Indiana excluding the Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area. And McGill, located in Montréal, Quebec.

Contest Finals

See the contest web page.