Prof. Jiří Matas elected a new member of the Learned Society of CZ

Prof. Jiří Matas elected a new member of the Learned Society of CZ
At its 28th General Assembly on 17 May 2022, the Learned Society of the Czech Republic elected Professor Jiří Matas as a full member. “The Learned Society of the Czech Republic is fully aware of the fundamental importance of the rapidly developing field of artificial intelligence and machine learning for society, and thus appreciates that …read more

Prof. Matas ranked as a top computer scientist in the Czech republic

Prof. Matas ranked as a top computer scientist in the Czech republic
Computer scientists from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University are among the top scientists in Europe based on the ranking of the best institutions in the field of Computer Science. Also, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering /CTU/ has been the best workplace in the field of informatics in the Czech Republic …read more

The Cybernetics Department’s VRG team is working on machine vision for Toyota. This is a very unique project in Czech universities, says Professor Matas

The Cybernetics Department's VRG team is working on machine vision for Toyota. This is a very unique project in Czech universities, says Professor Matas
An Interview about the ToyotaLab team’s research led by Professor Matas was published on the CzechCrunch website. How the whole project was created and what it is involved in you can read here. The article is only in Czech.

Ondřej Chum promoted to Full Professor

Ondřej Chum promoted to Full Professor
Congratulations to Ondřej Chum from the department of Cybernetics, who was promoted to Full Professor. He is one of 11 new Full Proffesors  who were anounced by the President of the Czech Republic and will receive their diplomas in person from the Ministry of Eduation later in January 2022.

Dmytro Mishkin defended his PhD thesis

Dmytro Mishkin successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Learning and Crafting for the Wide Multiple Baseline Stereo  Supervisor: prof. Ing. Jiří Matas, Ph.D. Congratulations!

Tomas Hodan defended his PhD thesis

Tomas Hodan successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Pose Estimation of Specific Rigid Objects Supervisor: prof. Ing. Jiří Matas, Ph.D. Co-supervisor: — Congratulations!

Instead of a UFO, a great horn. A graduate of our department at ETH Zurich develops a method to reconstruct blurred objects

Instead of a UFO, a great horn. A graduate of our department at ETH Zurich develops a method to reconstruct blurred objects
Drone footage from 2016 captured an unknown, fast-flying object in the US state of Utah, and many people have since lived under the assumption that it was a UFO. Five years on, on June 4 this year, it was proved that it was in fact a Great Horned Falcon. A detailed analysis of the available …read more

Teams of our employees and students best in this year’s Bike to Work Challenge

Teams of our employees and students best in this year's Bike to Work Challenge
Employees and students of our department participated under the company profile “CTU in Prague” in this year’s national challenge, which took place from 1 to 31 May and motivated to travel by bike, scooter, on foot or at a trot. Teams of two to five employees and students recorded the kilometres they cycled, ran or …read more

Reporter magazine invited prof. Matas to the Guest Reporter podcast

Guest of reporter Robert Čásenský: Jiri Matas Listen to podcast

Prof. Jiri Matas is the best rated computer scientist from the Czech Republic, CTU the best university

The international Guide2Research evaluates successful computer science on the basis of their H-index, citations, and the number of documents in the DBLP database collected by May 10, 2021. The “Top Computer Scientists Ranking” includes all top computer scientists from the Czech Republic. The best rated is prof. Jiří Matas, Head of the Visual Recognition Group …read more
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