Department of Intelligent Systems | Jožef Stefan Institute

Mission

The principal goals of the Department of Intelligent Systems are to develop new methods and techniques for intelligent computer systems, with applications in the areas of the information society, computer science and informatics, and network communication systems. The main research areas are ambient intelligence, computational intelligence, agent modeling, and language and speech technologies. The department collaborates closely with the Faculty of Computer and Information Science of the University of Ljubljana.

The department received the award for the first place at the Activity Recognition competition EvAAL 2013. The competition took place in Valencia, Spain. Beside competitors from European countries, the participants also came from USA, Japan and Russia. Jožef Stefan Institute team (Simon Kozina, Hristijan Gjoreski, Matjaž Gams and Mitja Luštrek) was victorious due to a combination of accurate and fast activity recognition, sensors embedded in clothes and open source software, which was developed for the competition.

The department also received two major awards in 2011. At the third Industrial Forum of Innovation, R&D and Technology we received the Taras award for successful collaboration between a research institution and industry. It was awarded to the iLab project in collaboration with the Lotrič company. In the project a system for monitoring the conditions in a laboratory was developed. At the sixth Slovenian Innovation Forum we received the silver award for excellence of innovative industries for the Pedius system. The system provides computer support for the restoration of wall paintings from plaster fragments.




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News

March 25th, 2014

The tehnical meeting of the Accus project will be hosted by Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana from April 1st to 3rd, 2014. More about the project: The ACCUS (Adaptive Cooperative Control in Urban (sub)Sytems) is an ambitious Project meant to … Continue reading

February 5th, 2014

ZAPOSLITEV/ŠTUDENTSKO DELO NA INSTITUTU »JOŽEF STEFAN« Odsek za inteligentne sisteme Instituta »Jožef Stefan« išče: a) Diplomante po starem ali novem oz. magistrante po novem programu za zaposlitev. Pogoj: povprečna ocena nad 8 ter znanje računalništva in programiranja. b) Študente za … Continue reading

January 30th, 2014

The presentation was about the EvAAL’s 2013 1st place awarded system – RAReFall. It is a real-time activity recognition and fall detection system developed at our department by the Ambient Intelligence group, i.e., Simon Kozina, Hristijan Gjoreski, Mitja Luštrek and … Continue reading

January 17th, 2014

On Monday 20th of Januar, We will present the work done so far in the IntellAct project mainly concerning the generalisation of high-level robot plans from examples and the current state of the project with emphasis on plans for development … Continue reading

December 24th, 2013

On November 14th 2013 Violeta Mirchevska defended her doctoral dissertation entitled “Behavior Modeling by Combining Machine Learning and Domain Knowledge”, supervised by Matjaž Gams and co-supervised by Mitja Luštrek. Violeta Mirchevska was conferred a doctoral degree on December 16th 2013 … Continue reading