21-Oct-2017 FAQ entry 1 for Mid-Term Exam "DARPA Challenge"
diagram showing only 4 intersections on the test paper is for
illustration purposes only. There may be more than 4 intersections in
Challenge and more than the number of blocks shown in the diagram
gas lights at the road intersections are considered town infrastructure
and are fed by gas pipes. They are not just lanterns you can pick up
and take with you. They are affixed to the intersection. However, they
have all the functionality of a light operated by an off and on switch..
> Hi prof, i have three questions about the midterm. > 1. Can we assume that once you step out from the pub you can see the nearest gas light? Yes > 2. Can we assume that when you're standing at a gas light you can see the > nearest gas light to the present one you're standing at ? Yes > 3. Also Can we assume that the nearest gas light can be seen when you're on a residential street ? Yes
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