Jiří Matas succeeded in AI Awards

Úspěch prof. Jiřího Matase v projektu AI Awards
Prof. Ing. Jiří Matas, Ph.D. received a special award of the project AI Awards 2018. The goal of the project is to introduce successful experts and companies which influence the direction of the world-wide evolution of AI technologies. This special award for making the Czech Republic visibile in the AI world is intended for a …read more

ACCV Best Paper Award for J.Pritts, Z.Kukelova and O.Chum

Cena za nejlepší článek na konferenci ACCV pro J.Prittse, Z.Kúkelovou a O.Chuma
  James Pritts, Zuzana Kukelova  and Ondrej Chum from Center of Machine Perception were awarded Saburo Tsuji Paper Award at 14th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV) for their paper James Pritts, Zuzana Kukelova, Viktor Larsson, Ondrej Chum: Rectification from Radially Distorted Scales. Congratulations!

“Czech Head 2018” Award for Lukáš Neumann

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Lukáš Neumann from Center of Machine Perception received Czech Head 2018 award in the category of “technical sciences”. Congratulations! Lukáš developed a method combining machine learning and a new algorithm for searching text in images regardless of their orientation or size. His supervisor was prof. Jiří Matas.

System for plant and fungi recognition from images, developed at the Dept. of Cybernetics, wins three international challenges.

System of deep neural networks for recognition of plants and fungi from images, developed by Milan Sulc and Jiri Matas from the Dept. of Cybernetics FEE CTU in cooperation with Lukas Picek from the Dept. of Cybernetics FAS UWB, scored first in three international challenges: 2018 FGCVx Flower Classification Challenge 2018 FGCVx Fungi Classification Challenge …read more

James Pritts (CMP) recently sat down for an interview with “Hospodarske noviny” newspaper, where he discussed self-driving vehicles

Our colleague, Ing. James Brandon Pritts, from the Visual Recognition Group spoke on the topic: Self-driving cars safety. For more information [in Czech], see the article in Hospodarske noviny. Thanks for the representation of our faculty.

Dean’s Award for the Dissertation thesis was given to Ing. Lukas Neumann, Ph.D.

Dean’s Award for the Dissertation thesis was given to Ing. Lukas Neumann, Ph.D. (supervisor: prof. Ing. Jiri Matas, Ph.D.) Theme: Scene text localization and recognition in images and videos Congratulations!

Jiří Trefný was a guest of the Studio 6 of the CT on the topic: Face detection at the airports

Ing. Jiří Trefný (Visual Recognition Group) was a guest of the Studio 6 of the Czech Television where he spoke on the topic: Face detection at the airports (the interview is in Czech language only).

Artificial intelligence research with Facebook

Visual Recognition and Machine Learning Groups will be involved in cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence within the program FAIR (Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research) partnership. The project aims to accelerate progress and innovation in the field of the artificial intelligence, especially in deep neural networks. Our department was selected as one of the top 15 research …read more

The 3rd place award for Ing. Uřičář and Prof. Matas (CVPR 2016)

The 3rd place award for Ing. Uřičář and Prof. Matas (CVPR 2016)
Ing. Michal Uřičář (supervised by dr. Franc) and Prof. Jiří Matas received the 3rd place award prize for their track “Apparent Age Estimation” from the paper “Structured Output SVM Prediction of Apparent Age, Gender and Smile from Deep Features” at ChaLearn Looking at People CVPR Workshop 2016. Congratulations!

Ing. Neumann has won the 2nd place in the “Joseph Fourier Prize”

Ing. Neumann has won the 2nd place in the
Our PhD student Ing. Lukáš Neumann (supervised by Prof. Matas) has won the 2nd place in the “Joseph Fourier Prize” competition in the field of computer science on the topic of “Scene Text Recognition in Images and Videos”. More information is here. Congratulations!
Responsible person: Veronika Šínová