FAQ

Does an object in task 4 count as picked up if it is delivered on the headland?

Points are given for both picking up objects and delivering them to the headland. It is allowed to move an object, without picking it up, for example by pushing it forward? Does an object count as picked up if it is delivered on the headland, regardless of how it comes there? So, would you get […]

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Are the objects in task 4 “connected” to the ground?

Considering the two type of objects, weed and cans, is there a difference between them with respect to the connection with the soil? So, are weeds somehow fixed to the ground and do they need to be ‘disconnected’, or are both lying loose? The weeds and cans will not be connected to the soil, but […]

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Is the object type provided in task 4?

In the description of taks 4 mentions that the location of the objects is provided beforehand. The task however requires knowledge on the type of object, to be able to deliver it to the right headland. Is this information on the type of each object also provided? The type of each object will also be […]

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Is there a penalty for entering the wrong row in task 2?

In task 2 it might happen that the robot accidentally enters the wrong row and continues. Is there some kind of a penalty on this? As soon as the robot leaves the specified path, the distance measurement will stop.

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Are the object of task 3 and 4 in between or in the rows ?

Upon reading the description of tasks 3 and 4, some confusion was raised. In tasks 3 was stated: “The objects will be placed within the rows NOT between the rows”. In task 4 was stated “The different objects are placed between the rows”. The weeds and beer cans will be randomly distributed across the field. […]

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Is it allowed to use GPS?

Is it allowed to place a base station for differential GPS? GPS is not allowed, except in the Freestyle task.

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