The Joseph Fourier Prize for Computer Science this year was won by the technical universities in Prague, Brno and Ostrava. The competition is organised every year by the French Embassy and the computer section is run by the French IT company Atos. “The aim of the competition is to recognise outstanding scientific work with a …read more
The results of the DARPA SubT Challenge finals were announced on Friday 24 September at a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The CTU-CRAS-NORLAB team finished second among the top ten robotics teams in the world in the viral competition, earning a $500,000 prize. “We were mainly focused on the main competition with real robots, …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
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
Doc. RNDr. Daniel Průša, Ph.D. a doc. Ing. Tomáš Werner, Ph.D. received the Dean’s Award for teaching in the winter semester 2020/21. Teachers are awarded for teaching results based on the recommendation of the Dean’s Committee. The committee decision is based on the results of the students´ verbal survey, suggestions of the heads of departments, …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!
Dean´s Award for the Dissertation thesis was given to Ing. Robert Pěnička, Ph.D. (supervisor Ing. Martin Saska, Dr. rer. nat., Co-supervisor prof. Ing. Jan Faigl, Ph.D.) Theme: Data Collection Planning For Aerial Vehicles Congratulations!