The Czech Science Foundation (GACR), the largest Czech grant funding provider for basic research, will fund 357 scientific projects being launched next year in the Standard Projects and POSTDOC INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP grant schemes. These projects will receive CZK 2,75 billion over the next 3 years. The projects receiving funding cover a wide range of basic …read more
Congratulations to Valentin Marcel from the Humanoid group, who won his second consecutive world title in Chessboxing. After a very tied confrontation at the World Championship in Italy, Valentin won and defended his title of middleweight category champion (WCBO league). Chessboxing is a sport combining boxing rounds with a game of rapid chess, in alternate, …read more
The Dean’s Awards for prestigious dissertations were awarded on November 8th at the Scientific council meeting. Researcher Ing. Tomáš Dlask, Ph.D. received the award for his work Block-Coordinate Descent and Local Consistencies in Linear Programming under the supervision of doc. Ing. Tomáš Werner, Ph.D. Congratulations!
The Czech Science Foundation (GA ČR) announced the results of the JUNIOR STAR 2024 projects. The highly selective tender is aimed at excellent early-career scientists coming to the Czech Republic from abroad or with significant international experience. With an exceptional funding amount of CZK 25 million for 5 years, the scientists will be able to …read more
Congratulations to Zuzana Kúkelová for her achievement! She is the laureate of the Neuron 2023 prize for promising scientists in the field of computer science. The prizes are awarded to Czech scientists for their scientific results and should be perceived as encouraging to their further work. An independent local Scientific Council selects the laureates in …read more
The Axis Demoshow meeting for about a hundred security managers and experts from major Czech companies and institutions took place on 21 September 2023 in the premises of the Všetice Farm near Benešov u Prahy. The programme included demonstrations of experimental systems assembled by teams led by Professor Tomáš Svoboda and Associate Professor Martin Saska …read more
Congratulations to our student Dominika Burešová for her achievement! Dominika was supervised by Prof. RNDr. Pavel Pták, DrSc, and worked as a part of Prof. Navara´s team. She was named Highly Commended in the Mathematics and Physics category in the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards for 2023. The Global Undergraduate Awards (often referred to as the …read more
Congratulations to Tomáš Dlask for his achievement! He was announced as a winner of the Antonín Svoboda Award for the Best Ph.D. for Thesis defended in 2022. The Czech Society for Cybernetics and Informatics selects the best Ph.D. Thesis every year. The topic of PhD thesis falls within the scope of ČSKI’s scientific activities (cybernetics, …read more
Petr Švarný successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Perirobot space representations for safe human-robot interaction Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Matěj Hoffmann, Ph.D. Congratulations!
The interview was recorded only in Czech. Professor Jiří Matas talks about the development of AI in the Peak.cz podcast. “Any artificial intelligence that generates something has to know that it generated it, and it has to be able to answer to me: yes, I generated it,” she says of the AI phenomenon. Artificial intelligence …read more