Institute of Information Theory and Automation


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The Institute of Information Theory and Automation (UTIA), Czech Academy of Sciences ( invites...
Twenty-five prominent young scientists have received the prestigious award of the Czech Academy: the Otto Wichterle...

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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Forthcoming seminars

2022-08-24 10:00 Lecturer: Soňa Molnárová Room: 474

The speaker will be Soňa Molnárová, the seminar will be held on Thursday 24.8.2022 at 10:00 in the AS-meeting room 474.

This topic concerns the issue of decreased utility of future rewards,...


VŘSR is a traditional workshop sequentially organized by colleagues from UTIA, IRAFM Ostrava University, and UI. The meeting is focused mainly on the presentation of fresh (inter) results of participating doctoral students and their subsequent discussion in a wider plenary of experienced science matadors. Contributions traditionally come from different areas of uncertainty processing.


Institutes of Information Theory and Automation in cooperation with Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague organizes STAT of ML (Statistics of Machine Learning) conference to be held from  October 7 to October 8, 2021  in Prague, Czech Republic. The main theme of the conference is rigorous statical treatment of machine learning applied in the field of...


The Sixteenth European Conference on Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty (ECSQARU 2021) will be organized by our institute on September 21-24, 2021.


The department of Decision-Making Theory organizes a Mini-Symposium dedicated to three exceptional speakers: Silvia Carpitella, Tobias Boege, and Michael Mandlmayr. The Mini-Symposium is organized in a hybrid form. It is possible to...


The Director of the Institute has appointed Sergej Čelikovský new Editor-in-Chief of the Kybernetika Journal upon Radim Jiroušek's decision to retire from this position. On this occasion she expressed her gratitude to Radim Jiroušek for his good work for the Journal and she wished Sergej Čelikovský every success in following up on the work of his predecessor.


Prof. Ing. Vladimir Kucera, DrSc., Dr. h. c. is the Czech Academy of Sciences Emeritus Staffer and the emeritus member of the Department of Control Theory of our Institute. He was Director of our Institute 1990-1998 and long serving Research Fellow of the mentioned Department. More about the nomination on the website of the Government of the Czech Republic:


Milan Anderle was awarded the Best Paper Award 2021 for the outstanding full paper contribution (co-authors Prof. Sergej Čelikovský and Prof. Tomáš Vyhlídal) (Process Control ´21) by Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Institute of Information Engineering, Automation, and Mathematics. The award is granted in association with Optimal Control Labs.