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First place in ACM competition

In the Northeast Regional Preliminary Contest of the 2013 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Competition, the UMass Amherst Computer Science team, "Execution Time," placed first, qualifying them for the regional finals.

The first place team, consisting of Anthony Moh, Khanh Nguyen, and Vijay Pemmaraju, competed against 12 other teams at the event held in October. Another CS team, "The Halting Problem," placed third. Members of the third place team included Batkuyag Batsaikhan, Ryan Mullens, and Adam Roy. During the Northeast North America Regional Finals in November at Rochester Institute of Technology, "Execution Time" placed fifth.