THE FINAL ROUND OF THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP OF "MINE SEARCHING ROBOT" CONTEST TO BE HELD MAY 28 IN YEREVAN PARK OF LOVERS

ARMENPRESS
MAY 25, 2010
YEREVAN

The final round of "Mine Searching Robot" contest of the Armenian
Open Championship of Robots will be held May 28 in Yerevan Park
of Lovers. It is organized by the Union of Information Technology
Enterprises. Press service of the union told Armenpress that the
contest has a strategic nature; participants must draft and construct
robots which will find the concealed mines and will send the chart
of the location of the mines to the server.

The mines will have a sound signal, by which it will become clear
whether the robot has been exploded or not. The robot must have a
limited weight and sizes. Winner will be recognized the team which will
solve the tasks in the minimum period of time, with the least mistakes.

Fifteen teams will participate in the contest of "Mine Searching
Robot", there is no age restriction. In the latest 4 months preliminary
contests have been conducted, during which teams presented to the
jury the robots that drafted and constructed, got marks, which will
be useful for them in the final round. The award for the first place
is 300 thousand Drams, for the second - 200 thousand, for the third -
100 thousand.

The Union of the Information Technology Enterprises started to organize
the open championship of Armenian robots in 2008, the goal of which
is to bring together young scientists, to involve the scientific
potential of Diaspora, to develop a team way of thinking among young
people, to promote the entrance of new technologies into Armenia.




From: A. Papazian