Marko Genyk-Berezovskij received Dean’s Award for Teaching

Marko Genyk-Berezovskij received Dean’s Award for Teaching
RNDr. Marko Genyk-Berezovskij received the Dean’s Award for teaching in the winter semester 2019/20. Teachers are awarded for teaching results based on the recommendation of the Dean’s Committee. The committee decision is based on the results of the students´ verbal survey, suggestions of the heads of departments, and other factors such as the quality of …read more

Antonín Svoboda Award for the Best Ph.D. Thesis

Call Czech Society for Cybernetics and Informatics (ČSKI), whose mission includes development of cybernetics and informatics in the Czech Republic and support of pedagogical activities in related fields, announces the national competition for Antonín Svoboda Award for the Best Ph.D. The winner will gain 25,000 CZK and will be nominated to represent Czech Republic in …read more

MBZIRC Abu Dhabi winner team in Prima TV News

MBZIRC Abu Dhabi winner team in Prima TV News
Success of our MBZIRC winner team on March 6, 2020 on TV Prima News. Watch the report in the 38th minute

Our Roboticists won at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit among self-funded teams and scored 3rd overall

Our Roboticists won at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit among self-funded teams and scored 3rd overall
In the second half of February 2020, ten robotic teams gathered at the nearly-built but unfinished nuclear power plant near Elma, Washington. The robots were sent into the underground maze of the huge concrete-steel in a quest to find and locate predetermined 20 artifacts. Researchers, graduate and undergraduate students of Departments of Cybernetics and Computer …read more

Our autonomous drones in Abu Dhabi have once again proved to be the world leaders

Our autonomous drones in Abu Dhabi have once again proved to be the world leaders
On February 23-25, the Khalifa University hosted the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) in Abu Dhabi. Team of our Department cooperating at the competition with colleagues from universities in Pennsylvania and New York won first place for building walls with drones, second for destroying defined targets (balloons) and the most valuable golden medal …read more

CVWW 2020 best presentation award was given to prof. Jiri Matas Group

CVWW 2020 best presentation award was given to prof. Jiri Matas Group
The award for the best presentation at the 25th Computer Vision Winter Workshop CVWW 2020 goes to Dániel Baráth, Jiří Matas, Jana Nosková and Maksym Ivashechkin for the paper MAGSACH, a fast, reliable and accurate robust estimator. Congratulations!

Dean´s Award for the Dissertation thesis was given to Filip Radenović, MSc., Ph.D.

Dean´s Award for the Dissertation thesis on 2019 was given to Filip Radenović, MSc., Ph.D. (supervisor Assoc. Prof. Jiří Chum, Ph.D.). Theme: Visual Retrieval with Compact Image Representations Congratulations!

New Kornia Deep Learning Library

The VRG group has successfully helped to extend the official PyTorch ecosystem. The group developed the new Kornia Deep Learning library which recently have been added to PyTorch ecosystem. PyTorch is the 2nd popular deep learning framework in the world, so it is kind of big deal. One of the core developers of the kornia …read more

Interview with Dmytro Mishkin, Computer Vision Researcher

Interview with Dmytro Mishkin, Computer Vision Researcher
Dmytro Mishkin is a Ph.D. student in Computer Vision at the Center for Machine Perception of Department of Cybernetics. Dmytro ´s interests lie in areas like deep learning, metric learning, image matching, local features and so on. Dmytro’s research has been widely successful in many areas of machine learning and computer vision in general. The …read more

Abu Dhabi Drone Contest in media

The Multirobot System Group´s team from our department is heading to the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) international robotics competition that will be held in Abu Dhabi on February 23-25. Three years ago, our team won a complete series of medals. It was the best in funding, picking and delivering items with the …read more
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