Humanoid robots learn to sense their body

Humanoid robots learn to sense their body
A 4-page cover story about humanoid robotics in Respekt (a major Czech weekly journal), 16/2017. Matej Hoffmann and Zdenek Straka interviewed and photographed with robots. More robots mentioned in the electronic version of the story. The printed version also available at ihned.cz.

Martin Bresler defended his Ph.D. thesis

Martin Bresler successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Understanding Formal Arrow-Connected Diagrams and Free-form Sketches (supervisor: Prof. Václav Hlaváč). Congratulations!

Best paper award for Jiří Borovec and Jan Kybic

Paper “Binary pattern dictionary learning for gene expression representation in drosophila imaginal discs” by Jiří Borovec and Jan Kybic received Best Paper Award at MCBMIIA 2016. Congratulations!

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

Rescue robot goes to Italy

Rescue robot goes to Italy
A rescue ground robot is going to Italy after earthquake. Real deployment event featured in Czech TV main news. Department is collaborating with CIIRC within TRADR project.

Eyedea Recognition, a spin-off company of the Czech Technical University helps Europol

Eyedea Recognition, a spin-off company of the Czech Technical University founded by researchers from the Department of Cybernetics helps Europol recognize faces and identify the dangerous criminal and terrorist networks in Europe For more information [in Czech], see the iDnes article.

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!

Radim Tyleček defended his Ph.D. thesis

Radim Tyleček successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Probabilistic Models for Symmetric Object Detection in Images (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Radim Šára). Congratulations!

Jeannine Jozef Maria Gabriëls defended her Ph.D. thesis

Jeannine Jozef Maria Gabriëls successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis entitled Algebraic computations in quantum logics (supervisor: Prof. Mirko Navara). Congratulations!
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