Question of the day to... Prof. Dimosthenis Assimakopoulos,
Vice rector of University of Athens
What makes IOI so different?
The IOI is so different from every other Olympiad because its subject develops constantly and dynamically, as high technology evolves day by day, minute by minute. Especially for the youth taking part in IOI 2004, we must take into account that: 1. all of them are already winners, because they were selected among many others in their respective countries 2. all of them are already winners because they manage to keep up with the latest scientific and technological appli-cations, that are so different from place to place- in parallel with their basic education 3. all of them have already won a medal in courage, because they take part in an international, 80 countries contest. We congratulate all of them and promise that the University of Athens will offer every possible support.