The Czech Science Foundation (GACR), the largest Czech grant funding provider for basic research, will fund 357 scientific projects being launched next year in the Standard Projects and POSTDOC INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP grant schemes. These projects will receive CZK 2,75 billion over the next 3 years. The projects receiving funding cover a wide range of basic …read more
Michal Polic successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Uncertainty in Structure from Motion Algorithms and was awarded the Ph.D. title in the doctoral study program Artificial Intelligence and Biocybernetics. Supervisor: doc. Ing. Tomáš Pajdla, Ph.D Supervisor specialist: RNDr. Zuzana Kúkelová, Ph.D. Congratulations!
Elsevier recently published a publicly available database of top-cited scientists: “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators”. Scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 174 sub-fields. It provides standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator (c-score). The selection is based on …read more
The RaDron project focuses on targeting and localization of gamma radiation sources. An advanced autonomous drone developed by the Multi-robot Systems group (MRS) is equipped with unique particle detectors from the Prague company ADVACAM, will make it possible to effectively detect sources of radioactivity. In the future, the new localization method may also facilitate the …read more
The Dean’s Awards for prestigious dissertations were awarded on November 8th at the Scientific council meeting. Researcher Ing. Tomáš Dlask, Ph.D. received the award for his work Block-Coordinate Descent and Local Consistencies in Linear Programming under the supervision of doc. Ing. Tomáš Werner, Ph.D. Congratulations!
The Czech Science Foundation (GA ČR) announced the results of the JUNIOR STAR 2024 projects. The highly selective tender is aimed at excellent early-career scientists coming to the Czech Republic from abroad or with significant international experience. With an exceptional funding amount of CZK 25 million for 5 years, the scientists will be able to …read more
Congratulations to Zuzana Kúkelová for her achievement! She is the laureate of the Neuron 2023 prize for promising scientists in the field of computer science. The prizes are awarded to Czech scientists for their scientific results and should be perceived as encouraging to their further work. An independent local Scientific Council selects the laureates in …read more
Ing. Milan Němý successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Basal forebrain, Cholinergic white matter pathways, and cognition in normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease and was awarded the Ph.D. title in the doctoral study program Artificial Inteligence and Biocybernetics. Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Olga Štěpánková, CSc. Supervisor specialist: Ing. Lenka Vysloužilová, Ph.D. Congratulations!
Yash Patel successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Neural Network Training and Non-Differentiable Objective Functions /supervisor prof. Jiří Matas/. Yash was the first candidate who was awarded the Ph.D. title in the new study program Computer Science. Congratulations!
Congratulations to Tomáš Dlask for his achievement! He was announced as a winner of the Antonín Svoboda Award for the Best Ph.D. for Thesis defended in 2022. The Czech Society for Cybernetics and Informatics selects the best Ph.D. Thesis every year. The topic of PhD thesis falls within the scope of ČSKI’s scientific activities (cybernetics, …read more