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Autonomous Greenhouses International Challenge underlines the importance of meaningful data

Lynn Radford
January 1, 1

In the Autonomous Greenhouses International Challenge, multidisciplinary teams of computer scientists and horticultural experts are competing to improve the efficiency of vegetable production using sensors, data and artificial intelligence/machine learning. Grodan, one of the sponsors of this year’s competition, spoke to three members of Team Digilog, based in South Korea, to hear about their experiences so far.

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