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The Institute of Information Theory and Automation (UTIA) is a public non-university research institution which administratively falls under the Czech Academy of Sciences. UTIA conducts fundamental and applied research in computer science, signal and image processing, pattern recognition, system science, and control theory. In addition to its research activities, UTIA is engaged in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate education. It also publishes the journal Kybernetika and acts as a certified forensic expert institution. UTIA consists of eight scientific departments, computer centre, library, facility maintenance department and business administration department. UTIA is managed by the Director and the Board.

Pod Vodárenskou věží 4
CZ-182 00, Prague 8
Czech Republic

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Zuzana Bílková, Ph.D. student in the Dept. of Image Processing (ZOI), received the first price in the Cisco Outstanding Thesis Award 2015 competition for her thesis "Segmentation of microscopic images using level set methods" (MFF UK). The supervisor was RNDr. Václav Kučera, Ph.D., MFF UK. The expert consultant of the thesis was Jindřich Soukup, Ph.D. student in the Dept. of Image Processing (ZOI).
Dny otevřených dveří

Místo konání: Pod Vodárenskou věží 4, Praha 8
Datum a doba otevření: 5. a 6. listopadu, 10 - 15 hod.
Kontakt: Dr. Ing. Lubomír Soukup, tel.: 266 052 551, e-mail:

Dne 2.11.2015 byly oceněným výhercům soutěže o nejlepší publikaci slavnostně uděleny diplomy za jejich práci. Podrobnosti zde.
Dr. Filip Šroubek, Res.Prof. received the scientific title "Research Professor in Physico-Mathematical Sciences" from the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences on October 14, 2015.

A series of Workshops on Uncertainty Processing (WUPES) has been held in the Czech Republic every third year since 1988. Proceedings from several previous workshops can be found on their websites ( WUPES'12, WUPES'09, and WUPES'06). Like the previous meetings the forthcoming Workshop will foster creative intellectual activities and the exchange of ideas in an informal atmosphere.

On June 16, 2015, the Czech Technical University awarded Prof. Jan Flusser the Felber Medal for his outstanding achievements in research and teaching.
Předseda Akademie věd ČR udělil na základě doporučení komise prémii Otto Wichterleho pro rok 2015 mladým nadějným vědeckým pracovníkům AV ČR. Mezi oceněnými je také Kamil Dedecius z oddělení Adaptivních systémů, UTIA.

Following a longstanding tradition, the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University in Prague and the Instutite of Information Theory and Automation of the Czech Academy of Sciences will organize the 43rd Spring School on Analysis.

The School will be held at Paseky nad Jizerou, in a chalet in the Krkonose Mountains, April 19 -25, 2015.

Jan Kotera, Ph.D. student in the Dept. of Image Processing (ZOI), received the Best Student Paper award at the Digital Photography and Mobile Imaging XI conference at IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging held in San Francisco, USA, for the paper "Blind Deconvolution of images with model discrepancies using maximum a posteriori estimation with heavy tailed priors", co-authored by Filip Sroubek.

The Winter School of Department of Decision-Making Theory is a popular meeting point of students and researchers from the department and other colaborating researchers from several Czech institutions as well as guests from abroad. It is held in the UTIA's chalet. The program of the 2015 edition of the MTR Winter School will consist mainly of tutorial talks given by participants.

27.1. - 1.2. 2015, Krušné hory, Mariánská.