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NIPS Workshop Decision Making with Multiple Imperfect Decision Makers

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more info: www.utia.cz/NIPSHome 

NIPS Workshop DECISION MAKING WITH MULTIPLE IMPERFECT DECISION MAKERS at the 24th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems successfully took place. 

The Workshop proceedings can be found here.

Colloquium in memory of Igor Vajda

Igor Vajda

We would like to inform you that Colloquium in memory of Igor Vajda will take place November 12-13, 2010, in Prague, organized by the Institute of Information Theory and Automation (ÚTIA) of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. The scientific programme is focused on the topics to which Igor Vajda have substantially contributed: the information theory and its applications to mathematical statistics. For further details and updated information please visit the conference website

http://simu0292.utia.cas.cz/workshop10

SCOPUS Award for B. Zitova and J. Flusser

Scopus 1000 Award 2010
Barbara Zitova and Jan Flusser were awarded by the prestigious "SCOPUS 1000 Award" in recognition of more than 1000 SCOPUS citations of their paper " Image registration methods: A survey", Image and Vision Computing, vol.21, pp. 977-1000, 2003

Granted patent on "Robotic Device" for UTIA

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The fundament of the patent consists in a structural configuration of robotic device based on parallel kinematic concept enabling a specific connection of drives both rotational and only purely direct linear for its motion. Robotic device is intended for machining centers with top milling operations.
Inventor: Ing. Květoslav Belda, Ph.D.
        Department of Adaptive Systems

Prémii Otto Wichterleho 2010 získal Jiří Filip

Jiří Filip
Akademická rada Akademie věd ČR, na základě návrhu poroty pro udělování Prémií Otto Wichterleho mladým vědeckým pracovníkům v AV ČR, udělila Prémii Otto Wichterleho v roce 2010

Ing. Jiřímu Filipovi, Ph.D.

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Jana Novovičová passed away

Jana Novovičová
We are deeply sorry to announce that Assoc. Prof. Jana Novovičová passed away after a short illness on May 29, 2010.

Her death came as unexpected and heavy loss. We will miss her as a renowned scientist, teacher, colleague, and dear friend.

The funeral service will be in Ústřední obřadní síni on Olšany cemetery (main entrance) on Thursday June 3rd at 10:30.



Igor Vajda passed away

Igor Vajda

With regret we have to announce that Dr. Igor Vajda passed away suddenly after a short illness on May 2, 2010.

His death came as an unexpected and heavy loss. We will miss him as a great scientist and as a dear colleague and friend.

His wife Zdenka and daughters Tereza and Veronika express, on behalf of the family, their thanks to all his colleagues for their condolences.

Konkurz na vývoj a konstrukci jednoúčelového měřicího zařízení

Konkurz na vývoj a konstrukci jednoúčelového měřicího zařízení Konkurz bude uzavřen 5.3. 2010 ve 24 hodin. Měřící zařízení založené na dvou sklopných ramenech v úhlech -90 až 90 stupňů. Jedno rameno navíc rotuje okolo svislé osy v rozmezí -90 až 90 stupňů. Součástí je také otočný stolek otočný v rozmezí -180 až 180 stupňů. Podrobnosti zadání naleznete zde.

S. Čelikovský awarded Guest Professor of Wuhan University, China.

Jmenovací dekret

Doc. RNDr. Sergej Čelikovský, CSc. was awarded Guest Professor of Wuhan University, China.

Wuhan is the metropolis and most populous city of central China and lies at the intersection of the middle reaches of the Yangtze and Han River. Wuhan University (http://w3.whu.edu.cn/en/) belongs too the most important universities of China with a rich tradition. The award is a prize of appreciation for the long scientific cooperation of ÚTIA and Sergej Čelikovský with china institutions and their experts in nonlinear dynamical systems.

New book on pattern recognition

Moments and Moment Invariants in Pattern Recognition
New monograph Moments and Moment Invariants in Pattern Recognition, Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2009 (317 pp., ISBN 978-0-470-69987-4) written by UTIA's researchers Jan Flusser, Tomáš Suk and Barbara Zitová, was published on October 30, 2009.
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