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

May 7th, 2019

The HeartMan H2020 project, coordinated by DIS, officially finished at the end of April with a public conference (http://www.heartman-project.eu/content/heartman-final-event-self-management-heart-failure). The project developed a personal health system for congestive heart failure patients. Preliminary trial results are encouraging: physical fitness and psychological … Continue reading

March 13th, 2019
February 7th, 2019

Iščemo odlične posameznike s tehničnih fakultet (računalništvo, elektrotehnika, matematika, fizika) z znanjem programiranja in predvsem željo po nadaljnjem študiju in raziskavah na vrhunskem svetovnem nivoju. Prijave na tajnistvo9@ijs.si

February 4th, 2019

Tine Kolenik introduced the field of explainable artificial intelligence (XAI), what machine bias is and why it is important to tackle it. He presented the efforts of the Google Brain team to produce methods for understanding how black box models … Continue reading

January 28th, 2019

Tine Kolenik presented current research trends in the field of Intelligent Cognitive Assistants (ICAs) by delving into the interdisciplinary nature of cooperation between fields such as cognitive science, cognitive psychology, artificial intelligence, system architectures, data science and human-computer interfaces in … Continue reading