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Chinese students challenge supercomputing contest

By Wang Jian and Zhao Yongxin (People's Daily)

14:40, April 18, 2012

Edited and translated by People's Daily Online

On April 16, a selective contest for the First China National University Supercomputing Contest and the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) Global University Supercomputing Contest officially started in the Tsinghua University.

Guided by the Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Education of China, the Inspur Group, ISC Organizing Committee and High Performance Computing Advisory Council (HPC–AC) brought the ISC Global University Supercomputing Contest to China for the first time in order to improve university students' practical supercomputing skills.

The contest opened in February of 2012 and six universities, including the National University of Defense Technology, University of Science and Technology of China and Tsinghua University, made to the final.

The first two universities will participate in the ISC Global University Supercomputing Contest held in June in Hamburg of Germany.

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