Our Roboticists won at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit among self-funded teams and scored 3rd overall

Our Roboticists won at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge Urban Circuit among self-funded teams and scored 3rd overall
In the second half of February 2020, ten robotic teams gathered at the nearly-built but unfinished nuclear power plant near Elma, Washington. The robots were sent into the underground maze of the huge concrete-steel in a quest to find and locate predetermined 20 artifacts. Researchers, graduate and undergraduate students of Departments of Cybernetics and Computer …read more

Our autonomous drones in Abu Dhabi have once again proved to be the world leaders

Our autonomous drones in Abu Dhabi have once again proved to be the world leaders
On February 23-25, the Khalifa University hosted the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) in Abu Dhabi. Team of our Department cooperating at the competition with colleagues from universities in Pennsylvania and New York won first place for building walls with drones, second for destroying defined targets (balloons) and the most valuable golden medal …read more

CVWW 2020 best presentation award was given to prof. Jiri Matas Group

CVWW 2020 best presentation award was given to prof. Jiri Matas Group
The award for the best presentation at the 25th Computer Vision Winter Workshop CVWW 2020 goes to Dániel Baráth, Jiří Matas, Jana Nosková and Maksym Ivashechkin for the paper MAGSACH, a fast, reliable and accurate robust estimator. Congratulations!

Dean´s Award for the Dissertation thesis was given to Filip Radenović, MSc., Ph.D.

Dean´s Award for the Dissertation thesis on 2019 was given to Filip Radenović, MSc., Ph.D. (supervisor Assoc. Prof. Jiří Chum, Ph.D.). Theme: Visual Retrieval with Compact Image Representations Congratulations!

New Kornia Deep Learning Library

The VRG group has successfully helped to extend the official PyTorch ecosystem. The group developed the new Kornia Deep Learning library which recently have been added to PyTorch ecosystem. PyTorch is the 2nd popular deep learning framework in the world, so it is kind of big deal. One of the core developers of the kornia …read more

Interview with Dmytro Mishkin, Computer Vision Researcher

Interview with Dmytro Mishkin, Computer Vision Researcher
Dmytro Mishkin is a Ph.D. student in Computer Vision at the Center for Machine Perception of Department of Cybernetics. Dmytro ´s interests lie in areas like deep learning, metric learning, image matching, local features and so on. Dmytro’s research has been widely successful in many areas of machine learning and computer vision in general. The …read more

Abu Dhabi Drone Contest in media

The Multirobot System Group´s team from our department is heading to the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) international robotics competition that will be held in Abu Dhabi on February 23-25. Three years ago, our team won a complete series of medals. It was the best in funding, picking and delivering items with the …read more

Call for Humanoids group PhD position

The group of Humanoid and Cognitive Robotics coordinated by Dr Matej Hoffmann opens a PhD position in the humanoid, cognitive, neuro-, and collaborative robotics research. The topics are in the context of the newly starting 5-year project entitled “Whole-body awareness for safe and natural interaction: from brains to collaborative robots” for excellence in fundamental research …read more

Call for Valeo.AI-sponsored PhD student/researcher

We open a PhD position in the university environment while being partially supervised by the top-tier researcher from Valeo.AI research group. Show your research to be meaningful by running your codes on the real self-driving car to improve human safety. The position is sponsored by Valeo.AI. WE SEEK CANDIDATES: who are excellent, self-motivated, and willing …read more

Call for Vision for Robotics and Autonomous Systems group´s Positions

Vision for Robotics and Autonomous Systems group (https://cyber.felk.cvut.cz/vras/) seeks one excellent PhD student and one PostDoc on the following fully-funded positions: DARPA Subterranenan Challenge: Cutting-edge research in the autonomous mapping (SLAM) for mobile robotics. We are expanding the team that just won the DARPA SubT challenge to help us to help us to win again! …read more
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