Jan Stria defended his PhD thesis

RNDr. Jan Stria successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled Visual Perception of Garments for their Robotic Manipulation Supervisor: prof. Ing. Václav Hlaváč, CSc, Co-Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Daniel Průša, Ph.D Congratulations!

Javier Alejandro Aldana Iuit defended his PhD Thesis

Javier Alejandro Aldana Iuit successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled Relevant Shot Detection with Local Features for Video Re-ranking Supervisor: Prof. Jiří Matas, Ph.D. Supervisor-Specialist: Doc. Mgr. Ondřej Chum, Ph.D. Congratulations!

Call for Humanoids group PostDoc position

The group of Humanoid and Cognitive Robotics coordinated by Dr Matej Hoffmann opens a PostDoc position in the humanoid, cognitive, neuro-, and collaborative robotics research. The topics are in the context of the newly starting 5-year project entitled “Whole-body awareness for safe and natural interaction: from brains to collaborative robots” for excellence in fundamental research …read more

Filip Radenović received Antonín Svoboda´s Award

Filip Radenović received Antonín Svoboda´s Award
Filip Radenović, graduate of doctoral study branch Artificial Intelligence and Biocybernetics, received Antonín Svoboda´s Award for the Best Ph.D. Thesis. Theme: Visual Retrieval with Compact Image, Supervisor Assoc. Prof. Jiří Chum, Ph.D. The award is given by Czech Society for Cybernetics and Informatics (ČSKI), whose mission includes development of cybernetics and informatics in the Czech …read more

Marko Genyk-Berezovskij received Dean’s Award for Teaching

Marko Genyk-Berezovskij received Dean’s Award for Teaching
RNDr. Marko Genyk-Berezovskij received the Dean’s Award for teaching in the winter semester 2019/20. Teachers are awarded for teaching results based on the recommendation of the Dean’s Committee. The committee decision is based on the results of the students´ verbal survey, suggestions of the heads of departments, and other factors such as the quality of …read more

Our Roboticists won at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit among self-funded teams and scored 3rd overall

Naši robotici vyhráli světovou soutěž DARPA Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit mezi nesponzorovanými týmy a obsadili celkově 3. místo
In the second half of February 2020, ten robotic teams gathered at the nearly-built but unfinished nuclear power plant near Elma, Washington. The robots were sent into the underground maze of the huge concrete-steel in a quest to find and locate predetermined 20 artifacts. Researchers, graduate and undergraduate students of Departments of Cybernetics and Computer …read more

CVWW 2020 best presentation award was given to prof. Jiri Matas Group

CVWW 2020 best presentation award was given to prof. Jiri Matas Group
The award for the best presentation at the 25th Computer Vision Winter Workshop CVWW 2020 goes to Dániel Baráth, Jiří Matas, Jana Nosková and Maksym Ivashechkin for the paper MAGSACH, a fast, reliable and accurate robust estimator. Congratulations!

Dean´s Award for the Dissertation thesis was given to Filip Radenović, MSc., Ph.D.

Dean´s Award for the Dissertation thesis on 2019 was given to Filip Radenović, MSc., Ph.D. (supervisor Assoc. Prof. Jiří Chum, Ph.D.). Theme: Visual Retrieval with Compact Image Representations Congratulations!

New Kornia Deep Learning Library

The VRG group has successfully helped to extend the official PyTorch ecosystem. The group developed the new Kornia Deep Learning library which recently have been added to PyTorch ecosystem. PyTorch is the 2nd popular deep learning framework in the world, so it is kind of big deal. One of the core developers of the kornia …read more

Interview with Dmytro Mishkin, Computer Vision Researcher

Interview with Dmytro Mishkin, Computer Vision Researcher
Dmytro Mishkin is a Ph.D. student in Computer Vision at the Center for Machine Perception of Department of Cybernetics. Dmytro ´s interests lie in areas like deep learning, metric learning, image matching, local features and so on. Dmytro’s research has been widely successful in many areas of machine learning and computer vision in general. The …read more
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