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!

Vojtěch Vonásek defended his Ph.D. thesis

Vojtěch Vonásek successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled A guided approach to sampling-based motion planning (supervisor: Ing. Libor Přeučil, CSc.). 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!

Jan Heller defended his Ph.D. thesis

Jan Heller successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Global Optimization Techniques in Camera-Robot Calibration (supervisor: dr. Tomáš Pajdla). Congratulations!

Jiří Wild defended his Ph.D. thesis

Jiří Wild successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Spike Sorting of Microelectrode Single-channel Recordings: Evaluation and Applications (supervisor: dr. Daniel Novák). 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!

Our colleagues from MRS will participate in the international robotics contest in Abu Dhabi

Our colleagues from the group Multi-robot Systems and people from CRAS got a sponsorship to participate in the international robotics contest „Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge“, which will be organized by the University in Abu Dhabi in March 2017. More information (Czech only) you can find here. Congratulations and good luck!

Dr. Daniel Novák in Czech Radio

Our colleague, dr. Daniel Novák (Nature Inspired Technologies Group), was invited to the Studio Leonardo (in Czech) of the Czech Radio Plus channel. He discussed (in Czech) about a mobile application that helps to manage diabetes in children. Many thanks for the representation of our department!
Responsible person: Veronika Šínová