The students from TU – Varna performed excellently at the National Student Olympiad in Computer Mathematics (NSOKM 2023), reported the “Focus” Agency.
From November 10 to 12, the Tenth Anniversary National Student Olympiad in Computer Mathematics “Academician Stefan Dodunekov” – NSOKM 2023 (CompMath-2023) was held at the “Angel Kanchev” University of Ruse.
The aim of the competition was to challenge and encourage talented mathematics students, creating mutual connections between them and team leaders, and sharing and exchanging information between the participating universities.
The competition is held in two competition groups: group A – for students of mathematics, informatics, computer science, chemistry, etc.; group B – for natural and technical sciences. Participation in the competition is individual.
CompMath 2023 was attended by students from SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Technical University – Sofia, “Paisii Hilendarski” Plovdiv University, “St. Cyril and Methodius” University of Veliko Tarnovo, American University – Blagoevgrad, Ruse University “Angel Kanchev”, Technical University – Varna, VVMU “N. Y. Vaptsarov”, Forestry University, Sofia.
TU – Varna participated in the competition with a team of three students from OCS “Bachelor”, who competed in group B. The students from TU – Varna performed excellently and won three medals – gold, silver and bronze, as follows:
Yordan Atanasov Simeonov, CIT specialist, 2nd year – gold medal,
Yordan Petrov Vrabchev, KST specialist, 3rd year – silver medal
Dimitar Hristov Hristov, special KST, 2nd year – bronze medal.
The preparation of the students for the NSOKM was carried out by teachers from the Department of “Mathematics and Physics” – head assistant Dr. Anna Nikolova and head assistant Dr. Meline Aprahamyan. The head of the team in the city of Ruse was head assistant d. Dr. Anna Nikolova. She is included in the National Commission of NSOKM’24, which will be hosted by the University of Veliko Tarnovo “St. Cyril and Methodius”.
CompMath is an annual math competition between undergraduate and graduate students. Competition topics include 30 serious math problems to be solved in 4 hours using a computerized math calculation system. Solving the problems requires in-depth mathematical knowledge, programming skills, as well as solving non-standard problems from different sections of mathematics.