Bruce Merry places 2nd in the finals of the TopCoder Open (Algorithms) Programming Contest
Dr. Bruce Merry, a postdoctoral fellow in the Computer Science Department, was runner up in the finals of the Algorithms section of TopCoder Open.
The programming contest started with more that 225,000 contestants world-wide. This was narrowed down over successive contests to a field of 8 for the on-site finals, which took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
In a photo-finish bmerry was displaced from first place by a Japanese contestant rng_58.