Our PhD students, members of Smart Urban Mobility group within AIC, participated in a public student´s competition Mobilita v Praze: Vision of mobility in Prague in 2030. The team of Michal Čáp, Martin Schaefer and David Fiedler won the first place and their proposal came to Institut plánování a rozvoje hl.m. Prahy and to the municipal council.
The robotic team from Dr Martin Saska from the dept. of Cybernetics, FEE CTU gained 1. and 2. place in the disciplines of the prestigious Mohammed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) held on 16 and 17 March in Abu Dhabi.
DeepStack, developed by computer scientists at the University of Alberta in Canada, with collaborators from Charles University and the Czech Technical University in Prague, beat human pros in heads-up no-limit Texas hold'em. Its a huge success in the field of Game Theory.
Viliam Lisy from Department of Computer Science was one of the member of Michael Bowling´s Computer Poker Research Group at University of Alberta.
Tomas Krajnik was awarded by ACMfor the paper "A Versatile High-Performance Visual Fiducial Marker Detection System with Scalable Identity Enconding" at ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, track Intelligent Robotics and Multi-agent Systems.
The study of AI techniques for games of imperfect information - algorithm DeepStack - was published in Science in March 2017.
DeepStack became the first AI capable of beating professional poker players at heads-up no-limit Texas hold'em poker.
DeepStack was jointly developed by an international team: Charles University (Matfyz),The Czech Technical University (Dept. of Computer Science at FEE) and the University Alberta (Computer Poker Research Group) in Edmonton, Canada.
Tomáš Pevný was awarded by IEEE Signal Processing Society for his sustainable impact research. He received the 2015 Best Paper Award for the paper "Stegananalysis by Subtractive Pixel Adjacency Matrix".
Branislav Bošanský, young researcher and assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, CTU in Prague gained the Cisco Outstanding Thesis Award for 2015 for his doctoral thesis "Iterative Algorithms for Solving Finite Sequential Zero-Sum Games".
Young researcher Michal Čáp from our Department has received a special prize of Jury of Joseph Fourier 2015 for postgraduate students for research in computer sciences and informatics, organized by French embassy.