AISG–SLA Visual Localisation Challenge
Develop AI models to accurately extract camera pose data from 2D monocular images.
Develop AI models to accurately extract camera pose data from 2D monocular images.
No. of Entries
Getingarna1st Place Team
The challenge has ended! Congrats to the winning teams:
- Getingarna, 1st Prize
- kbrodt, 2nd Prize
- Sylish, Joint 3rd Prize
- sdrnr, Joint 3rd Prize
Rotational component of relative pose error. See Problem Description for more details.
Translational component of relative pose error. See Problem Description for more details.
AISG–SLA Visual Localisation Challenge: Rules and Terms of Data Use
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
To enter the Challenge, please register via the Challenge website (“Challenge Website”).
Your submissions to the Challenge (“Entry” or “Entries”) must conform to the requirements set forth on the Website. Your Entries will be scored by the Challenge Sponsor based on the evaluation criteria described on the Website. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams selected by an independent technical review committee consisting of domain experts.
Please read these Challenge Rules carefully prior to entry, to ensure that you understand and agree with the Challenge Rules. You agree that submission of an Entry to the Challenge constitutes your acceptance of these Challenge Rules and that there is a binding legal agreement between You and the Challenge Sponsor on the terms set out herein with respect to the Challenge (“Agreement”).
|refers to DrivenData Inc., the host of the competition platform (https://prizechallenge.aisingapore.org), as the case may be
|refers to the AI Singapore’s Visual Localisation Challenge 2023
|refers to the data or datasets available from the Challenge Website for the purpose of use in the Challenge, including any prototype or executable code provided on the Challenge Website
|refers to Singapore Land Authority (SLA)
|refers to the duration of the Challenge as specified on the Challenge Website
|refers to AI Singapore
|refers to the Challenge task as specified on the Challenge Website
|refers to https://prizechallenge.aisingapore.org/competitions/1/visual-localisation/
|refers to the last day for submission of Entries as specified on the Challenge Website
|refers to data utilised by the Participant (excluding Challenge Data)
|refers to the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2023
|“Participant” or “You”
|refers to each individual who submits an Entry to the Challenge, either individually or as part of a team
|refers to the submission requirements as specified on the Challenge Website
2. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
A. To be eligible to enter the Challenge, You must :
- be a registered account holder on the Challenge Website;
- be at least the older of: (a) 18 years old or (b) the age of majority in your country of residence and have the legal right and ability to enter and participate in this Challenge, provided You are not from countries that are identified as high-risk or other monitored jurisdictions by the Financial Action Task Force and not part of any list of embargoed countries;
B. Only individuals are permitted as Participants. No companies or other corporate entities are eligible to apply for the Challenge. For avoidance of doubt, individuals registering for this Challenge will be doing so in their personal capacity and not representing their organizations or institutions, even if they have provided their organizational / institutional emails for the purpose of registration.
C. The Challenge Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility and to adjudicate on any dispute at any time. If the Challenge Sponsor shall determine, in its absolute discretion and opinion, that You have provided any false or incorrect information to the Challenge Sponsor, You may be immediately disqualified from the Challenge.
D. Unless otherwise set forth in the Challenge Rules, employees, interns, apprentices, contractors, officers and directors of the Challenge Sponsor, Challenge Partners and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, advertising and promotion agencies, representatives, and agents (“Challenge Entities”) may enter and participate in the Challenge, but are not eligible to win any prizes.
3. INDIVIDUALS AND TEAMS
A. Individual Account. You may submit Entry(ies) only through the registered account on the Challenge Website. You will be disqualified if you submit Entry(ies) through more than one account, or attempt to falsify an account to act as your proxy. At any time up to the applicable Entry Deadline, You may submit up to the maximum number of Entries per day as specified on the Challenge Website.
B. Teams. You may participate as an individual or form a team with other Participants (“Team”), provided that the team does not exceed the maximum team size set forth on the Challenge Website. You can join or form only one Team; Each Team member must have a registered unique account, before joining the Challenge as a Team. You must submit your Entry(ies) as a Team. The individual information of each Team member will need to be furnished during the submission process and each Team must designate a Team Captain.
C. Team Merger. Teams may request to invite new members and to merge before the deadline set forth on the Challenge Website. Such requests may be allowed provided that: (i) the combined Team does not exceed the maximum team size set forth on the Challenge Website and (ii) the proposed combined Team otherwise meets all the requirements of these Challenge Rules. For the avoidance of doubt, individual Entry(ies) made prior to team merger will be credited to the merged team.
D. A Team is not allowed to split, disband or remove members after registration of the Team through the Challenge Website. Please think carefully before building your team.
4. CHALLENGE SPONSOR AND HOSTING PLATFORM
5. CHALLENGE PERIOD
The Challenge Period and Entry Deadlines are subject to change, and Challenge Sponsor may require each Team to make various submissions during the Challenge Period, as part of the Challenge. Entry deadlines for each submission will be set out and/or updated on the Challenge Website. It is each Team’s responsibility to check the Challenge Website regularly to stay informed of any deadline changes. You are responsible for determining the corresponding time zone in your location. The Challenge Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Challenge at any time and to change the form and substance, dates for deadlines, and events and/or Requirements of the Challenge at its discretion.
6. CHALLENGE ENTRIES
To enter the Challenge, You must register on the Challenge Website before the Entry Deadline and follow the instructions for developing and submitting your Entry through the Challenge Website. Your Entry(ies) must be made in the manner and format set forth on the Challenge Website. Entries must be received prior to the Entry deadlines set forth on the Challenge Website. Entries must be submitted in English.
Entries shall not use or incorporate information from human observation/prediction and/or hand labelling of the validation dataset or test data records.
If the Challenge is a multi-phase competition, each phase may require Entries to be submitted whereby only the top teams selected for such Challenge phase will progress to the next Challenge phase in the manner described on the Challenge Website. Only the top three winners in the final phase would be eligible for a prize.
Entries are void if any part thereof is illegible, incomplete, damaged, altered, counterfeit, obtained through fraud, or late. The Challenge Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any Participant who makes an Entry that does not meet the Requirements as specified on the Challenge Website.
7. CHALLENGE DATA
A. Data Access and Use. Unless otherwise restricted under the Challenge Rules, after your acceptance of these Challenge Rules, You may access and use the Challenge Data for only the purposes of the Challenge. You acknowledge that the Challenge Data is confidential in nature and You agree to hold and keep in confidence any and all Challenge Data made available to You for the Challenge and use the same degree of precaution as You would use to protect Your own confidential or proprietary information to maintain the confidentiality and avoid unauthorized use of the Challenge Data. You agree not to use the Challenge Data, in whole or in part, for any purpose other than for the purposes of completing the Challenge Task. You agree not to copy any of the Challenge Data without the prior written consent of the Challenge Sponsor, except for copies required for the purposes of completing the Challenge Task.
B. Data Security. You agree to use reasonable and suitable measures to prevent any party and/or persons who have not formally agreed to these Challenge Rules from gaining access to the Challenge Data. You agree not to transmit, duplicate, publish, redistribute or otherwise provide or make available the Challenge Data to any party not participating in the Challenge. You agree to notify Challenge Sponsor and DrivenData immediately upon learning of any possible unauthorized transmission or unauthorized access of the Challenge Data and agree to work with Challenge Sponsor and DrivenData to rectify any unauthorized transmission. You agree that your participation in the Challenge shall not be construed as having or being granted a license (expressly, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise) under, or any right of ownership in, any of the Challenge Data which is to be deemed confidential information of the Challenge Sponsor and its third-party licensors.
C. Return of Data. At the end of the Challenge or at the Challenge Sponsor or DrivenData’s request at any time, you represent and warrant that you will destroy all copies of Challenge Data that is in your possession or control, together with any documents or materials containing the Challenge Data, immediately upon the end of the Challenge or upon receiving a request from the Challenge Sponsor or DrivenData to do so.
D. External Data. You may use External Data to develop and test your models and Entries; Provided That you have the right and authority to use such External Data for the purposes of the Challenge, and to share such External Data with the Challenge Sponsor as may be required. You shall be liable for and shall indemnify and hold harmless the Challenge Sponsor, Challenge Partners and DrivenData from and against any third-party claims, damages or loss that may arise from Your use of any External Data for the Challenge.
8. SUBMISSION/ENTRY CODE REQUIREMENTS
A. Private Code Sharing. Unless otherwise specifically permitted under the Challenge Website or Challenge Rules, during the Challenge, You are not allowed to privately share source or executable code developed in connection with or based upon the Challenge Data or External Data with others (the sole exception being between members of the same Challenge Team formed in accordance with Clause 3B). This prohibition includes code sharing between separate Teams, unless a Team merger occurs. Any such code sharing is a breach of these Challenge Rules and shall result in disqualification of the Teams from the Challenge.
B. Public Code Sharing. You are permitted to publicly share models or codes, or the model function in connection with or based upon the Challenge Data, or otherwise relevant to the Challenge, through the Challenge’s discussion forum, provided that such public sharing does not violate the intellectual property rights of any third party. By sharing your models, codes and/or model function through the Challenge’s discussion forum, you are deemed to have licensed the shared code under any of the eligible Open Source licenses listed below.
C. Use of Open Source. Unless otherwise set forth in the Challenge Rules above, if Open Source code is used in the model to generate the Entries, then you must only use Open Source code licensed under an Open Source Initiative(OSI)-approved license (see Licenses – Open Source Initiative) that in no event limits commercial use of such code or model containing or depending on such code.
D. Entries submitted to Challenge Website shall be password-protected. Only DrivenData and Challenge Sponsor shall be able to access the Entries for evaluation and verification purposes.
9. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
A. The Challenge Data are subject to and shall be governed by Clauses 7A, 7B and 7C.
B. Background IPR. All rights, title and interests in and to any intellectual property rights (IPR) created prior to or independently of the Challenge which a Participant has the right, through ownership or an appropriate licence, to submit as an Entry to the Challenge and which is used or disclosed by the Participant for the purposes of the Challenge (Background IPR) shall remain unaffected. Except as expressly licensed under these Challenge Rules, no party is granted any right or interest in and to the other party’s Background IPR.
C. Foreground IPR. Subject to Clause 7B, IPR to all models, source code or any other assets created in the course of the participation in the Challenge and forming part of the Entry, either individually and/or as a Team, will remain the property of such Participant/Team (as applicable) and the Participant/Team does not assign ownership of any such IPR to the Challenge Sponsor and/or its Challenge Partners.
D. By their submission of Entries, all Participants shall automatically grant to the Challenge Sponsor and Challenge Partner a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide and non-exclusive licence to use, store and copy the content of any of the Entries for the following purposes:
(i) to use, reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display and create a derivative work from, any Entry that Participant submits, solely for the purposes of allowing the Challenge Sponsor to test and evaluate the Entry for purposes of the Challenge.
(ii) for academic research, education and non-commercial use.
E. By their submission of Entries, all Participants shall automatically grant to the Challenge Sponsor, IJCAI and Challenge Partner a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide and non-exclusive licence to use, store and copy the content of any of the Entries, to advertise, display, demonstrate, or otherwise promote the Challenge. Participant specifically agrees that the Challenge Sponsor, IJCAI and/or the Challenge Partner shall have the right to use, reproduce, publicly perform, and publicly display the Entry in connection with the advertising and promotion of the Challenge via communication to the public or other groups, including, but not limited to the right to make screenshots, animations and video clips available for promotional purposes.
F. You represent that you have the unrestricted right to grant the licence set out in Clause 9D and 9E.
Prize(s) are as described on the Challenge Website. Odds of awarding any prize depends on the number of eligible Entries received during the Challenge Period and the quality of its output.
During the Challenge, the then-current ranking of Entries on the public leaderboard will be visible on the Challenge Website.
The top five teams with the best performance on the private leaderboard will be selected as finalists, based on the rules posted on the Challenge Website. These teams will be invited to submit their AI models and technical reports describing their solutions before the posted deadline. The submitted entries will be reviewed and validated by an independent technical review committee comprising domain experts. The committee will select three teams with the best solutions as winners of the Challenge, based on the evaluation metrics posted on the Challenge Website. For the avoidance of doubt, Teams do not qualify as winners by virtue of their top scores alone.
DrivenData or Challenge Sponsor will notify the top three finalists or Entries by email during the dates specified on the Challenge Website. If a finalist does not respond to the notification within three (3) calendar days from the date of such notification, then such finalist shall be disqualified and an alternate finalist will be selected from among all eligible entries received, based on the evaluation results. Shortlisted finalists would be invited to submit a final presentation and to elect a representative for an in-person or virtual final presentation and showcase of their solution at the IJCAI. Shortlisted finalists who are not able to make it for the final presentation will be disqualified, and an alternate finalist will be selected from among all eligible entries received.
You understand that IJCAI has no responsibility with respect to the selection of the potential Challenge winner(s) or awarding any prizes. IJCAI and /or Challenge Sponsor will perform certain administrative functions relating to hosting and showcasing the AI models at the IJCAI, and You agree to abide by the provisions relating to IJCAI and / or Challenge Sponsor under these Challenge Rules.
Challenge Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to not award any prizes for the Challenge, should the number of Entries received and/or the quality of these Entries not meet the expected levels. The Challenge Sponsor’s decision shall be final and binding.
All prizes are subject to Challenge Sponsor’s review and verification of the Participant’s eligibility and compliance with these Challenge Rules, and the compliance of the winning Entries with the Requirements. In the event that the Entry demonstrates non-compliance with these Challenge Rules, DrivenData or Challenge Sponsor may, at its discretion, take either of the following actions: (i) disqualify the Entry(ies); or (ii) require the prize winner to remedy any non-compliance within one week after notice of all issues identified in the Entry(ies) (including, without limitation, the resolution of license conflicts, the fulfilment of all obligations required by software licenses, and the removal of any software that violates the software restrictions).
A prize winner may decline accepting the prize by notifying DrivenData or Challenge Sponsor directly within one (1) week from receipt of win notification in which case such prize winner shall forego any prize or other benefits associated with winning the Challenge. Challenge Sponsor and/or DrivenData reserve the right to disqualify a Participant who so declines the prize.
Prize winners must submit all required documents within five (5) calendar days of receiving a notification from the Challenge Sponsor or DrivenData, or such winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize and another winner may be selected by the Challenge Sponsor at its sole and absolute discretion. Prize(s) shall be awarded within approximately thirty (30) business days after receipt by Challenge Sponsor or DrivenData of the required prize acceptance documents. Transfer or assignment of a prize is not allowed.
You are not eligible to receive any prize if you do not meet the Eligibility Criteria in Section 2 above.
11. WINNERS’ OBLIGATIONS
As a condition to being awarded a prize, a prize winner must fulfil the following obligations:
(a) sign and return all prize acceptance documents as may be required by Challenge Sponsor or DrivenData, including without limitation: (i) eligibility certifications; (ii) licences, releases and other agreements required under the Challenge terms and conditions; (iii) relevant tax forms, if any; (iv) source code; (v) a complete report with technology details of the winning solution in the format and/or utilising the template provided by Challenge Sponsor and (vi) other relevant materials requested by Challenge Sponsor.
(b) agree to allow DrivenData, the Challenge Sponsor and/or Challenge Partners to use your name, trademark and/or likeness, free of charge for advertising and promotional purposes, unless prohibited by law.
ALL TAXES IMPOSED ON PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNERS. Payments to winners are subject to the express requirement that they submit all documentation requested by Challenge Sponsor or DrivenData for compliance with applicable state, federal, local and foreign (including provincial) tax reporting and withholding requirements. Prizes will be net of any taxes that Challenge Sponsor is required by law to withhold.
13. DISQUALIFYING BEHAVIOUR
Challenge Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Participant from the Challenge if, in Challenge Sponsor’s sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the Participant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Challenge by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or for any abuse, threats or harassments of any other Participants, Challenge Sponsor or DrivenData. Challenge Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any Participant who tampers with the submission process or any other part of the Challenge or Challenge Website. Any attempt by a Participant to deliberately damage any website, including the Challenge Website, or undermine the legitimate operation of the Challenge is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Challenge Sponsor and DrivenData each reserves the right to seek damages from any such Participant to the fullest extent of the applicable law.
Challenge Sponsor is committed to safeguard the privacy and confidentiality of your personal data. By participating in this Challenge and/or accepting any of the prizes awarded, You acknowledge that the Challenge Sponsor, IJCAI or DrivenData may use your name, address, comments, likenesses, photos (incl. photos taken of the winners at the Prize Ceremony), and descriptions of your ideas in publicity or advertising campaigns or materials concerning the competition or otherwise in any medium now known or hereafter devised (including the Internet or other interactive networks) at any place or time without further compensation or right of review, and You agree to waive your rights with respect to any such publicity and advertising.
15. WARRANTY, INDEMNITY AND RELEASE
You warrant that your Entry is your own original work and, as such, you are the sole and exclusive owner and rights holder of the Entry, and you have the right to make the Entry and grant all required licences. You agree not to submit any Entry that: (i) infringes any third party proprietary rights, intellectual property rights, industrial property rights, personal or moral rights or any other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy, publicity or confidentiality obligations; or (ii) otherwise violates any applicable state or federal law.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, you indemnify and agree to keep indemnified Challenge Sponsor, Challenge Partners and Challenge Entities at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the Participant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Challenge Entities from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or accruing from: (a) your Entry or other material uploaded or otherwise provided by You that infringes any copyright, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent or other intellectual property right of any person or entity, or defames any person or violates their rights of publicity or privacy; (b) any misrepresentation made by You in connection with the Challenge; (c) any non-compliance by You with these Challenge Rules; (d) claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to these Challenge Rules arising from or related to your involvement with the Challenge; (e) your acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, or your participation in the Challenge and any Challenge -related activity and (f) your use of the Challenge Dataset.
You hereby release Challenge Sponsor, Challenge Partners, Challenge Entities and DrivenData from any liability associated with: (a) any malfunction or other problem with the Challenge Website; (b) any error in the collection, processing, or retention of any Entry; or (c) any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize, finalists or winners.
Challenge Entities are not responsible for any malfunction of the Challenge Website or any late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undeliverable, or destroyed Entries or entry materials due to system errors, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or other telecommunication transmission malfunctions, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, typographical or system/human errors and failures, technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, cable connections, satellite transmissions, servers or providers, or computer equipment, traffic congestion on the Internet or at the Challenge Website, or any combination thereof, which may limit a Participant’s ability to participate.
17. RIGHT TO CANCEL, MODIFY
If for any reason the Challenge is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Challenge, Challenge Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Challenge.
18. NOT AN OFFER OR CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT
Unless otherwise specifically provided under the Challenge Website, under no circumstances shall the submission of an Entry, the awarding of a prize, or anything in these Challenge Rules be construed as an offer or contract of employment with Challenge Sponsor, Challenge Partners or any of the Challenge Entities. You acknowledge that you have submitted your Entry voluntarily and not in confidence or in trust. You acknowledge that no confidential, fiduciary, agency or other relationship or implied-in-fact contract now exists between you and Challenge Sponsor, Challenge Partners or any of the Challenge Entities, and that no such relationship is established by your submission of the Entry.
19. GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Unless otherwise provided in the Challenge Rules above, this Agreement will be governed by Singapore law. You agree that to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Singapore for any claims or disputes arising in relation with the Challenge. A person who is not a party to the Agreement has not right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 2001 to enforce any of these terms and conditions.
Any dispute arising from or in connection with this Agreement, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall first be referred to the authorised representatives of the Parties for amicable settlement through good faith negotiations. Any dispute which cannot be resolved by amicable discussions within thirty (30) business days of referral shall be submitted to the Presidents (or equivalent) of the respective Parties or their nominees for resolution. If the Parties fail to resolve such dispute through good faith negotiations, such dispute shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (the SIAC) in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the SIAC (SIAC Rules) for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this Clause. The seat of the arbitration shall be Singapore. The tribunal shall consist of one (1) arbitrator. The language of the arbitration shall be English.
If any provision of these Challenge Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions of the Challenge Rules will remain in full force and effect.