Dear Team-Ada and Ada Announce:
The IEEE Computer Society is sponsoring an International Design
Competition. This year's competition is focused on embedded systems
whereby teams design and implement solutions to real world problems. As
such, those using Ada should fare well in the competition.
Teams are composed of 3-5 students and a professor mentor.
Please send out this message to your academic colleagues working in Ada.
There is $36,000 awarded to the top 5 teams with another $24,000 in a
financial aid fund.
THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS VERY SOON, 1 December 1999.
It would be very nice if Ada solutions were well represented among the
Please see the attached announcement for details.
I apologize for the duplicate mailings
>Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 21:27:36 -0500
>From: Mike Lutz <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: (SEWORLD) CSIDC - IEEE Computer Society International Design
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>CSIDC 2000 - Computer Society International Design Competition
>The goal of the Computer Society International Design Competition (CSIDC) is
>to advance excellence in computer science and computer engineering education
>by having student teams design and implement computer-based solutions to
>real-world problems. This year's inaugural CSIDC is focused on Embedded
>Teams of undergraduate students in computer science, computer engineering,
>and related fields can apply to participate in the competition. Each team
>consists of three-to-five undergraduate students and has a faculty mentor.
>The teams submit reports documenting the design and implementation of their
>projects, which must consist of a working prototype using components from a
>CSIDC Project Kit. The top ten submissions will compete at the CSIDC World
>Finals to determine the top five projects. The CSIDC World Finals will be
>held in Washington, D.C. Experts from industry and academia will judge
>Application Due Date: 1 December 1999
>Financial prizes will be awarded for the top five projects and for the next
>five "honorable mention" teams.
>Place Team Prize Financial Aid Fund
>1st $15,000 $10,000
>2nd $10,000 $ 8,000
>3rd $ 6,000 $ 6,000
>4th $ 3,000
>5th $ 2,000
>Honorable Mention $1,000
>For more more information on the competition, visit the CSIDC page at the
>Computer Society Web Site:
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