Interview with prof. Chang-hee (Andy) Won, Ph.D.

From February to July 2019, prof. Chang-hee Won of Temple University in Pennsylvania, USA will be visiting CTU as a holder of the Fulbright-CTU Distinguished Chair fellowship. His professional interests include sensors and image processing and advanced control theory. His host will be prof. Jan Kybic from the Department of Cybernetics of the Faculty of …read more

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

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

Ing. Vladimír Kubelka defended his Ph.D. thesis

Ing. Vladimír Kubelka successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Improving perception and locomotion capabilities of mobile robots in urban search and rescue missions (supervisor: doc. Ing. Tomáš Svoboda, Ph.D., supervisor specialist: Ing. Michal Reinštein, Ph.D.). Congratulations!

Interactive Perception-Action-Learning for Modelling Objects

Interactive Perception-Action-Learning for Modelling Objects
We are partners in a new European research project (CHIST-ERA call) IPALM – Interactive Perception-Action-Learning for Modelling Objects coordinated by Imperial College London. Matej Hoffmann is the PI for our part. The objective of the project is to develop methods for the automatic digitization of objects and their physical properties by exploratory manipulations. The methods …read more

CyberSpace 2

CyberSpace 2
Are you still looking for an interesting topic for your bachelor or master thesis? Department of Cybernetics invites you to CyberSpace, an informal meeting with coffee and refreshments, where we present some of the projects we work on and where you can take part in the form of your bachelor/diploma project. It is an excellent …read more

Human-robot interaction at HRI 2018

(English) Human-robot interaction at HRI 2018
Work in collaboration with IIT Genoa and Yale University on Compact real-time avoidance on a humanoid robot for human-robot interaction appeared at the HRI 2018 Conference held in Chicago. [pdf @ arxiv | youtube video]

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

The little android with a sense of touch

(English) The little android with a sense of touch
A typical feature of mammals lies in their ability to experience sensations, something that robots are beginning to imitate. With the help of artificial skins and algorithms, our researchers have managed to make a small humanoid robot aware of human contact and even notice if someone is invading his ‘living’ space. The little android with …read more

Tomas Sixta and Boris Flach published their research in “Nature Communications”

 Tomas Sixta and Boris Flach published their research in
Ing. Tomas Sixta and doc. Boris Flach published the article “Polarized actin and VE-cadherin dynamics regulate junctional remodelling and cell migration during sprouting angiogenesis” in prestiguous “Nature Communications“. The research studies mechanisms of endothelial cells while creating new blood vessels. Congratulations!

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!
Responsible person: Aneta Klaudis