AIME@CZ - Czech workshop on applied mathematics in engineering

22 February 2018
Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics, Prague, Czechia


The workshop, organized by Didier Henrion and Tomáš Pajdla aims at reporting recent achievements in applied mathematics in engineering on the Czech scene, this time with a specific focus on optimization, machine learning and robotics. It is a follow-up of a series of previous similar workshops that took place in Prague in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

The workshop is organized within the scope of a French-Czech project funded by CNRS.

Date and venue

The workshop takes place on Thursday 22 February 2018, in room B-670 at the 6th floor, building B of the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics (CIIRC) on the Dejvice Campus of the Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague, Czech Republic. To reach the venue refer to these instructions.


  • 9:45-10:30 - Francis Bach, Inria/ENS Paris, FR: Linearly-convergent Stochastic Gradient Algorithms
  • 11:00-11:45 - Pierre-Yves Massé, Université Paris Sud, Orsay, FR: Online Optimisation of Time-Varying Systems
  • 12:15-13:00 - Nicolas Mansard, LAAS-CNRS Univ. Toulouse, FR: Why we need a memory of movement
  • 14:30-15:15 - Josef Šivic, Inria/ENS Paris, FR and CIIRC CTU Prague, CZ: Learning from instructional videos
  • 15:15-15:45 - Tomáš Werner, CTU Prague, CZ: Solving LP Relaxations of Some Hard Problems Is Hard
  • 16:30-18:00 - Demos and visit of CIIRC