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.
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!
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!
Miroslav Blaško successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Template-based Ontology Evolution (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Zdeněk Kouba). Congratulations!
Vojtěch Vonásek successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled A guided approach to sampling-based motion planning (supervisor: Ing. Libor Přeučil, CSc.). Congratulations!
The Annual Report about activities of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in the year 2015 you can find here (in Czech language). Information about our Department is on the page 64.
Our colleague, Ing. Tomáš Báča (Multi-robot Systems Group), has written the article (in Czech language) „How to take the drones down from the sky“ for online weekly Dotyk (16/2016). Many thanks for the representation of our department!
Radim Tyleček successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Probabilistic Models for Symmetric Object Detection in Images (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Radim Šára). Congratulations!
The 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, whose chairman was jointly Prof. Jan Kybic (head of the Department of Cybernetics FEE CTU) and Prof. Milan Sonka (The University of Iowa, US), took place at the Clarion Hotel in Prague between 13 – 16 April 2016. See photos here.
Jiří Wild successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Spike Sorting of Microelectrode Single-channel Recordings: Evaluation and Applications (supervisor: dr. Daniel Novák). Congratulations!