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!

Jiří Matas obtained a prestigious project in Finland Distinguished Professor programme

Jiří Matas obtained a prestigious project in Finland Distinguished Professor programme. For details, see the announcement of new FiDiPro professors. Congratulations!

Best paper for Jiří Matas and Lukáš Neumann

Paper Efficient Scene Text Localization and Recognition with Local Character Refinement by Jiří Matas and Lukáš Neumann received Best Paper prize at ICDAR 2015. Congratulations!

Andrej Mikulík defended his Ph.D. thesis

Andrej Mikulík successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Large-Scale Content-Based Sub-Image Search (supervisor: Prof. Jiří Matas). Congratulations!

Face recognition in “Studio 6” report in Czech TV

Studio 6, a Czech TV morning show, broadcasted a report about a scientific fair (in Czech only) (see also scientific fair (in Czech only). The report features (starting at 00:40) the face recognition project, a long-term effort of the Center for Machine Perception, group of prof. Matas. Many thanks for the representation of our department!

Best presentation award for James Pritts

Best presentation award for James Pritts
James Pritts, Ondřej Chum and Jiří Matas won the Best presentation award for their paper On the geometry of co-planar repeated patterns at the 2014 Computer Vision Workshop, Křtiny, Czech Republic. Congratulations!

Best paper award for James Pritts

Best paper award for James Pritts
James Pritts won the Best Paper Award for the paper Approximate models for fast and accurate epipolar geometry estimation at the 2013 Conference on Image and Vision Computing, New Zealand. Congratulations!!!
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