Dr Zijian Győző Yang of the Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics stressed in a recent interview that Hungarian researchers are lucky that in Hungary, more and more research institutes have access to large supercomputers. His institute also recently acquired such a supercomputer, which enabled the Hungarian researchers to compete with their international rivals.
At the Central European Olympiad in Informatics held in Germany István Ádám Molnár from the Földes Ferenc Secondary School in Miskolc and Bernát Tarján from the Veres Péter Secondary School in Budapest earned silver medals.
From 15–21 July, students from 52 countries around the world participated in the EGOI held in Lund, Sweden. Similar to other informatics Olympiads such as CEOI and IOI, the contestants had to solve programming tasks—and the Hungarian team did an excellent job!