Institute of Information Theory and Automation

Welcome to UTIA

The Institute of Information Theory and Automation (UTIA) is a public non-university research institution which administratively falls under the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. UTIA conducts fundamental and applied research in computer science, signal and image processing, pattern recognition, system science, and control theory. UTIA consists of eight scientific departments, computer centre, library, facility maintenance department and business administration department. UTIA also publishes the journal Kybernetika. UTIA is managed by the Director and the Board.
Pod Vodárenskou věží 4
CZ-182 08, Prague 8
Czech Republic
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phone:+420 266 053 111
fax: +420 286 890 378
email: utia (a)
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Recent news:

Prague Stochastics 2014 - 25.08.2014

Joint Workshop on


August 25-29, 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Paper co-authored by Michal Červinka and Jiří V. Outrata on Editor’s Choice list for Optimization Methods and Software - 14.04.2014
Optimization Methods & Software
Paper, On the computation of relaxed pessimistic solutions to MPECs, by Michal Červinka and Jiří Outrata (ÚTIA AV ČR), co-authored by Ctirad Matonoha (ÚI AV ČR) has been included in an Editor’s Choice selection of articles for Optimization Methods and Software.
Best research paper in Energy Economics 2013 - 03.12.2013
Barunik - Cena za nejlepší práci
Institute of Energy Economics, Faculty of Finance and Accounting, University of Economics in Prague awarded work of Krenar Avdulaj and Jozef Barunik "Are benefits from oil-stock diversification gone? A new evidence from dynamic copulas and high frequency data." with a "Best research paper in Energy Economics 2013" prize.
Ladislav Kristoufek - 1 st place in PhD students competition - 13.09.2013
Ladislav Kristoufek - 1st place
Ladislav Kristoufek was awarded by the 1st place in PhD students competition for his research paper "Mixed-correlated ARFIMA processes for power-law cross-correlations" at the 31st International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Economics 2013 in Jihlava, Czech Republic
Outstanding Contribution Award for Jan Kotera et al. - 27.08.2013
Jan Kotera, Ph.D. student in the Dept. of Image Processing, received an award for outstanding contribution at the 15th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP 2013) held in York, UK, for the paper "Blind deconvolution using alternating maximum a posteriori estimation with heavy-tailed priors" co-authored by Filip Sroubek and Peyman Milanfar.

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