Instead of a UFO, a great horn. A graduate of our department at ETH Zurich develops a method to reconstruct blurred objects

Instead of a UFO, a great horn. A graduate of our department at ETH Zurich develops a method to reconstruct blurred objects
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

Reporter magazine invited prof. Matas to the Guest Reporter podcast

Guest of reporter Robert Čásenský: Jiri Matas Listen to podcast

Prof. Jiri Matas is the best rated computer scientist from the Czech Republic, CTU the best university

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

Amazon Research Awards: Our researchers succeeded in the global competition

Amazon Research Awards: Naši výzkumníci obstáli v globální konkurenci
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

(Česky) Klára Janoušková uspěla v náročném výběru programu IBM Great Minds

Klára Janoušková uspěla v náročném výběru programu IBM Great Minds

(Česky) Prof. Jiří Matas pro E15: Senioři usednou do autonomních aut mezi prvními

(Česky) Prof. Jiří Matas pro E15: Senioři usednou do autonomních aut mezi prvními

Giorgos Tolias has been awarded the Junior Star grant from the Czech Science Foundation

Giorgos Tolias has been awarded the Junior Star grant from the Czech Science Foundation
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

Filip Radenović received Antonín Svoboda´s Award

Filip Radenović received Antonín Svoboda´s Award
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

BMVC 2017 best science paper honourable mention for A. Mukundan, G. Tolias, O. Chum

BMVC 2017 best science paper honourable mention for A. Mukundan, G. Tolias, O. Chum
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.
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