Tomas Hodan successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Pose Estimation of Specific Rigid Objects Supervisor: prof. Ing. Jiří Matas, Ph.D. Co-supervisor: — Congratulations!
Drone footage from 2016 captured an unknown, fast-flying object in the US state of Utah, and many people have since lived under the assumption that it was a UFO. Five years on, on June 4 this year, it was proved that it was in fact a Great Horned Falcon. A detailed analysis of the available …read more
Employees and students of our department participated under the company profile “CTU in Prague” in this year’s national challenge, which took place from 1 to 31 May and motivated to travel by bike, scooter, on foot or at a trot. Teams of two to five employees and students recorded the kilometres they cycled, ran or …read more
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The international Guide2Research evaluates successful computer science on the basis of their H-index, citations, and the number of documents in the DBLP database collected by May 10, 2021. The “Top Computer Scientists Ranking” includes all top computer scientists from the Czech Republic. The best rated is prof. Jiří Matas, Head of the Visual Recognition Group …read more
Artificial intelligence (AI) research got into the most prestigious society of 59 universities in 13 countries. Among the 101 scientists awarded the Amazon Research Award 2020 (ARA) by Amazon are prof. Jiří Matas from the Department of Cybernetics and prof. Jan Faigl from the Department of Computers. Professor Jiří Matas succeeded with the project Training …read more
On January 29, 2021, Vojtěch Petráček presented the CTU 2019 Rector’s Awards for outstanding results in research. Filip Radenovic, Giorgos Tolias and Ondrej Chum have received the award for prestigious publication for their article “Fine-Tuning CNN Image Retrieval with No Human Annotation” in the journal IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI). You …read more
Dean´s Award for the Dissertation thesis was given to Ing. Arun Mukundan, MSc. Ph.D. (supervisor doc. Mgr. Ondřej Chum, Co-supervisor Giorgos Tolias, Ph.D.) Theme: Local Descriptors for Image Matching and Retrieval Congratulations!
Milan Šulc successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Fine-grained Recognition of Plants and Fungi from Images Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Ondřej Chum, Ph.D. Congratulations!
Arun Mukundan successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Local Descriptors for Image Matching and Retrieval Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Ondřej Chum, Ph.D. Co-Supervisor: Georgios Tolias, Ph.D. Congratulations!
The project is entitled “Learning Universal Visual Representation with Limited Supervision” and will last 5 years (2021-2025). Human perception of visual similarity, i.e. telling whether two objects or scenes are visually similar or not, relies on a number of different factors, such as shape, texture, color, local or global appearance, and motion. Human ability to …read more
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Ing. James Pritts successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Methods for the Rectification of Imaged Coplanar Repeated Patterns Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Ondřej Chum, Ph.D. Co-Supervisor: RNDr. Zuzana Kúkelová, Ph.D. Congratulations!
Jan Čech from the Department of Cybernetics, Visual Recogntion Group, is the faculty advisor of student Driverless formula. The very first version of the formula has been publicly released on Friday, Sep 4. The event included a presentation of Jan which showed interesting videos demonstrating some aspects of his research on autonomous driving. Jan, wearing …read more
Javier Alejandro Aldana Iuit successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled Relevant Shot Detection with Local Features for Video Re-ranking Supervisor: Prof. Jiří Matas, Ph.D. Supervisor-Specialist: Doc. Mgr. Ondřej Chum, Ph.D. Congratulations!
Filip Radenović, graduate of doctoral study branch Artificial Intelligence and Biocybernetics, received Antonín Svoboda´s Award for the Best Ph.D. Thesis. Theme: Visual Retrieval with Compact Image, Supervisor Assoc. Prof. Jiří Chum, Ph.D. The award is given by Czech Society for Cybernetics and Informatics (ČSKI), whose mission includes development of cybernetics and informatics in the Czech …read more
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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 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!
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
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
Ondrej Chum received ERC.cz Grant Generalized Image Retrieval and Relation Discovery In the project, will be generalized the retrieval of related images beyond search of visually similar images. Team will study various definitions of relatedness, investigate algorithms for efficient search, and derive novel representations that support search and discovery of related images. Applications range from …read more
D.Rozumnyi and prof. J.Matas were awarded the Honorable Mention for Outstanding Contribution at “German Conference on Pattern Recognition (GCPR)” for the publication R. Rozumnyi, J. Kotera, F. Sroubek J. Matas: Non-Causal Tracking by Deblatting. Gratulujeme!
Filip Radenović, MSc. successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Visual Retrieval with Compact Image Representations Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Ondřej Chum, Ph.D. Congratulations!
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Prof. Ing. Jiří Matas, Ph.D. received a special award of the project AI Awards 2018. The goal of the project is to introduce successful experts and companies which influence the direction of the world-wide evolution of AI technologies. This special award for making the Czech Republic visibile in the AI world is intended for a …read more
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!
Lukáš Neumann from Center of Machine Perception received Czech Head 2018 award in the category of “technical sciences”. Congratulations! Lukáš developed a method combining machine learning and a new algorithm for searching text in images regardless of their orientation or size. His supervisor was prof. Jiří Matas.
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
Our colleague, Ing. James Brandon Pritts, from the Visual Recognition Group spoke on the topic: Self-driving cars safety. For more information [in Czech], see the article in Hospodarske noviny. Thanks for the representation of our faculty.
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!
Ing. Jiří Trefný (Visual Recognition Group) was a guest of the Studio 6 of the Czech Television where he spoke on the topic: Face detection at the airports (the interview is in Czech language only).
Visual Recognition and Machine Learning Groups will be involved in cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence within the program FAIR (Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research) partnership. The project aims to accelerate progress and innovation in the field of the artificial intelligence, especially in deep neural networks. Our department was selected as one of the top 15 research …read more
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!
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!
Jiří Matas obtained a prestigious project in Finland Distinguished Professor programme. For details, see the announcement of new FiDiPro professors. Congratulations!
Paper Efficient Scene Text Localization and Recognition with Local Character Refinement by Jiří Matas and Lukáš Neumann received Best Paper prize at ICDAR 2015. Congratulations!
Andrej Mikulík successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Large-Scale Content-Based Sub-Image Search (supervisor: Prof. Jiří Matas). Congratulations!
Studio 6, a Czech TV morning show, broadcasted a report about a scientific fair (in Czech only) (see also scientific fair (in Czech only). The report features (starting at 00:40) the face recognition project, a long-term effort of the Center for Machine Perception, group of prof. Matas. Many thanks for the representation of our department!
James Pritts, Ondřej Chum and Jiří Matas won the Best presentation award for their paper On the geometry of co-planar repeated patterns at the 2014 Computer Vision Workshop, Křtiny, Czech Republic. Congratulations!
James Pritts won the Best Paper Award for the paper Approximate models for fast and accurate epipolar geometry estimation at the 2013 Conference on Image and Vision Computing, New Zealand. Congratulations!!!
Michal Perďoch successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Maximally Stable Extremal Regions and Local Geometry for Visual Correspondences (supervisor: prof. Jiří Matas). Congratulations!
Jan Šochman successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Learning for Sequential Classification (supervisor: Dr. Jiří Matas). Congratulations!
Jan Čech successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Accurate and Robust Stereoscopic Matching in Efficient Algorithms (supervisor: doc. Radim Šára). Congratulations! Haddad, profesor de la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Washington en St. Louis. farmacia24 en casa