Institute of Information Theory and Automation

Department of Decision-Making Theory

Head of the Department:
Martin Kružík

Deputy head of the Department:
Jiří Vomlel

Marie Kolářová

phone: +420 286 581 419
staff: people, Ph.D. students
List of publications, courses, projects, seminars

Most of the research activities of the department belong to the field of applied mathematics. The focus is on theoretical problems as well as problems connected with implementation of methods in the following areas:

  • mathematical optimization
  • nonsmooth analysis
  • differential equations
  • variational problems
  • probabilistic models of decision support systems
  • conditional independence structures
  • alternative calculi of uncertainty in artificial intelligence


Last events:


September 11-14, 2018. Prague

The International Conference on Probabilistic Graphical Models (PGM) is a biennial meeting that brings together researchers interested in all aspects of graphical models for probabilistic reasoning, decision making, and learning.

Třeboň zámek

June 6-9, 2018, Třeboň, Czech Republic

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'15, WUPES'12, WUPES'09, and WUPES'06).

Mariánská - zimní pohled

February 26 - March 4, Mariánská, Czech Republic

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 2018 edition of the MTR Winter School will consist mainly of tutorial talks given by participants.

Responsible for information: MTR
Last modification: 29.01.2018
Institute of Information Theory and Automation