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!
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
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
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 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
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
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. (supervisor: prof. Ing. Jiri Matas, Ph.D.) Theme: Scene text localization and recognition in images and videos Congratulations!
Arun Mukundan, Giorgos Tolias and Ondrej Chum received the best science paper honourable mention at the British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) 2017 for their article Multiple-kernel Local-patch Descriptor.
Paper of authors K. Zimmermann, T. Petricek, V. Salansky, and T. Svoboda was accepted as oral presentation at ICCV 2017! We propose an active 3D mapping method for depth sensors, which allow individual control of depth-measuring rays, such as the newly emerging solid-state lidars. The method simultaneously (i) learns to reconstruct a dense 3D occupancy …read more