ChargeCarPrize is a contest to design an intelligent policy algorithm that will decide how to use the supercapacitor in ChargeCar. Given a demand or regeneration from the motor, as well as inputs such as speed, acceleration, GPS coordinates, and online feeds or databases, the policy must decide how the demand is met from the battery and/or capacitor. We're hoping that with your help and intuition, we can improve the efficiency, longevity, and range of electric vehicles.
Be sure to read the rules before getting started:Rules and Schedule
|Rank||Author/Team||Policy Name||Date||Percent i2 Reduction|
|1||MPL1031||MPL1031 Policy v7||01/29/11||53.840%|
|2||MPL1031||MPL1031 Policy v6||12/29/10||48.270%|
|3||Jurgen van Dijk||Target Policy v4||10/27/10||45.833%|
|4||Alexander Noeth||Optimized Target Policy||09/30/10||44.914%|
|*||Example||Speed Trickle Policy||06/15/10||31.401%|
|*||Example||Naive Buffer Policy||06/15/10||8.150%|
Congratulations to Jurgen Van Dijk for winning the second month of ChargeCarPrize with an incredibly close round! Also, congratulations to Alex Noeth for qualifying to compete for the grand prize! New data has been released, be sure download the new set!
We've created a Java simulation that will take GPS data from real drivers and test your algorithm on their trips using a theoretical electric vehicle. Download the software (Java Eclipse Project) and the data files to get started testing and inventing.Software & Data
Be sure to check out the instructions for installation and getting started!Instructions
Email your submissions directly to us below.
Please include your author or team name, policy name, and percent i2 reduction on the most recent month of data. Submissions will be tested on our end to confirm leaderboard-worthy results and also to award monthly prizes. If your policy is contained in a single class, simply attaching the Java file is fine. If you have additional dependencies or classes, please combine them into a single JAR file.Email us