Jiri Matas

Center for Machine Perception, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czeh Republic

Computer Vision at (the age of) 55 - from a toothless theoretical baby to a start-up generating adult



Jiri Matas is a full professor at the Center for Machine Perception, Czech Technical University in Prague. He holds a PhD degree from the University of Surrey, UK (1995). He has published more than 200 papers in refereed journals and conferences. His publications have approximately 37000 citations registered in Google Scholar and 14500 in the Web of Science. His h- index is 69 (Google scholar) and 48 (Clarivate Analytics Web of Science) respectively. He received the best paper prize e.g. at the British Machine Vision Conferences in 2002 and 2005, at the Asian Conference on Computer Vision in 2007 and at Int. Conf. on Document analysis and Recognition in 2015. J. Matas has served in various roles at major international computer vision conferences (e.g. ICCV, CVPR, ICPR, NIPS, ECCV), co-chairing ECCV 2004, 2016 and CVPR 2007. He is on the editorial board of IJCV and was the Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE T. PAMI. He served on the computer science panel of ERC. His research interests include visual tracking, object recognition, image matching and retrieval, sequential pattern recognition, and RANSAC- type optimization metods. He has co-founded two companies, Eyedea Recognition (computer vision) and Locksley (combinatorial optimization).

Last updated: 16.5.2019