Best Software Thesis

The competition is organized by The School of Computer Science at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics.

The winners are selected by a jury appointed by the Vice-Dean for Computer Science. The jury examines extraordinary software-oriented theses defended in the particular year with the grade Excellent. The final selection is based on the reviews of the opponents and supervisors, the reports from the defences and individual assessment of the works themselves.

The authors of the winning theses are awarded scholarships by the RSJ Foundation.

Year 2021

For 2021, the winners are the theses:

Optimizing the deployment of cloud applications for multiple QoS parameters

QUIC protocol implementation for .NET

BUSE: Block Device in Userspace

  • Author: Mgr. Vojtěch Aschenbrenner
  • Supervisor: Peter Desnoyers

With respect to the current epidemiology situation, the award ceremony for years 2020 and 2021 was not taken in public; the ceremony took place on November 26, 2021 and it was attended by the vice-dean for computer science, a delegate of RSJ Foundation, and few members of the jury.

Year 2020

For 2020, the winners are the theses:

Domain-specific language and tooling for modeling video-processing pipelines in FITOPTIVIS project

Multilingual speech synthesis

Year 2019

For 2019, the winners are the theses:

Dimensional measurements from a limited set of X-ray projections

  • Author: Tomáš Iser
  • Supervisor: Jaroslav Křivánek, PhD.

Passive emitter tracking

Every software-oriented Master thesis defended at the MFF UK in 2019 is automatically nominated to the competition. The winners were selected by a jury appointed by the Vice-Dean for Computer Science. The selection was based on the reviews of the opponents and supervisors, the reports from the defences and individual assessment of the works themselves.

The authors of the winning theses are awarded scholarships by the RSJ Foundation.

The award ceremony took place within the Open Doors Day of the MFF on November 21, 2019.

Year 2018

For 2018, the winners are the theses:

Evaluation of Dynamic Range Reconstruction Approaches and a Mobile Application for HDR Photo Capture

Performance Testing for LTE Infrastructure

Every software-oriented Master thesis defended at the MFF UK in 2018 is automatically nominated to the competition. The winners were selected by a jury appointed by the Vice-Dean for Computer Science. The selection was based on the reviews of the opponents and supervisors, the reports from the defences and individual assessment of the works themselves.

The authors of the winning theses are awarded scholarships by the RSJ Foundation.

The award ceremony took place within the Open Doors Day of the MFF on November 22, 2018.

Year 2017

For 2017, the winner is the thesis

Performance based adaptation of Scala programs

The author was awarded one-year scholarship by the RSJ Foundation.