Institute of Information Theory and Automation


Research Professor title

Ing. Petr Tichavský received the scientific title "Research Professor in Physico-Mathematical Sciences" from the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences on May 24, 2017.

11th International Conference on Parametric Optimization and Related Topics


September 19-22, 2017. Prague

In honor of Jiří Outrata's 70th birthday

The international conference series “Parametric Optimization and Related Topics” was founded in 1985 and, since then, took place in different places: the latter seven conferences were held in Enschede (1995), Tokyo (1997), Dubrovnik (1999), Puebla (2002), Cairo (2005), Cienfuegos (2007) and Karlsruhe (2010).

Innovation Award 2016

Association of Innovative Entrepreneurship of the Czech Republic awarded Ing. Milan Talich, Ph.D. and his team the main prize for their work „Expert system for monitoring of deformations of hazardous objects and locations“, which was created in cooperation with Geodézie Ledeč nad Sázavou s.r.o. This prestigious contest was established in 1996.

Certificate of Reviewing

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Recognition for Dr. Zdenek Beran from the Department of Control Theory.

Doc. RNDr. Martin Janžura, Csc. passed away

We regret to announce that Martin Janžura passed away on August 2, 2016, aged 61. His research was centered around the statistics of Gibbs random fields. For many years, he served the Institute as a deputy director. Since 2011 he has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Kybernetika. As an associated professor, he lectured at the Charles University and the Czech Technical University on various topics in statistics and information theory. He will be missed by his colleagues and students. In him, our institute has lost an original and notable character.

CDS&T 2015 Competition Award

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Ing. Raissa Likhonina from the Department of Signal Processing (ZS) received the Dean's prize of the Faculty of Transportation Sciences in the Students category of the 13th annual nationwide competition Czech traffic infrastructure / technology / innovation of the year 2015 for her diploma thesis Numerical simulation of impact with barries.

Werner von Siemens Award for the Best Teacher to Prof. Ing. Michael Šebek, DrSc.

Prestigious Werner von Siemens Awards were delivered to young scientists, students and teachers on February 4th, 2016 in Betlem Chapel. Among them, the Best Teacher Award was presented to prof. Michael Šebek, who is the Head of the Department of Control Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague and Research Fellow at the Department of Control Theory of the Institute of Information Theory and Automation. More details (in Czech) available HERE.

Cisco Outstanding Thesis Award 2015

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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).
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