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 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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phone:+420 266 053 111
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email: utia (a)


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2019-12-11 10:35

Twenty three exceptionally outstanding young scientists were granted The Otto Wichterle Award, an honour given by the Czech Academy of Sciences. One of them is Ing. Ondřej Tichý, Ph.D. from Adaptive Systems Deparment.
Eva Zažímalová, the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences, has given the Otto Wichterle Award in villa Lanna in Prague.

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Workshop on Stochastics Informatics and Decision Making  - well known as Alšovice according to the traditional venue of many of the first meetings - is an annual workshop organized by members of the department of Stochastic Informatics...

Following a longstanding tradition, the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, in cooperation with Institutes of Information Theory and Automation and of Mathematics, Czech Academy of Sciences, and Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University organized the Spring School on Variational Analysis VII. The spring school was held in Paseky nad Jizerou, in a chalet in the Krkonoše Mountains from May 19...

Ing. Lubomír Bakule, CSc. byl jmenován emeritním pracovníkem ÚTIA AV ČR, za jeho přínos k rozvoji ústavu a vědního oboru Decentralizované řízení složitých systémů.


Workshop on Variational Analysis and Optimization is an annual workshop organized by members of the Czech Academy of Sciences. It is an informal meeting of people interested in various topics of optimization theory. It combines a mathematical program in the afternoon/evening with a free program in the morning/early afternoon, when one can enjoy the beautiful scenery, go hiking, skiing or just discuss mathematics...


Department of Signal processing has successfully presented recent results at the EW 2019 exhibition held in Nuremberg from 26 to 28 February 2019. Work related to ECSEL projects has been demonstrated at the TRENZ Electronics company booth. Detailed information can be found here.


On January 7, 2019, the Institute of Information Theory and Automation (UTIA) of the Czech Academy of Sciences celebrated its sixtieth anniversary. The celebration gathering was held in the Břevnov Monastery in Prague. The first part of the program consisted of six invited talks. Each talk was devoted to one consecutive decade in the history of UTIA, and given by one of the researchers who joined UTIA at the...