The Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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The Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (in short: MTA SZTAKI, Hungarian: Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Számítástechnikai és Automatizálási Kutatóintézet) was created in 1964, is under supervision of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 1973.

About the Institute[edit]

Its primary tasks include basic and application-oriented research in an interdisciplinary setting in the fields of engineering, computer science, information technology, intelligent systems as well as process control, multimedia and wide area networking. Further tasks of MTA SZTAKI include training, contract-based target research, development and expert support for domestic and foreign industrial, governmental and other partners. The Institute also operates a public advice service on knowledge-transfer of up-to-date research results and state-of-the-art technology to university students. MTA SZTAKI has wide external relationships and different groups within the Institute work on projects for well-known international and Hungarian companies and the number of European Union projects is also impressing. Its staff has more than 300 full-time employees.

Research Activity[edit]

Basic Research - Main domains

  • Computer Science
  • Systems- and control theory
  • Engineering and business intelligence
  • Machine perception and human-computer interaction

R&D Activities

  • Vehicles and transportation systems
  • Production informatics and logistics
  • Energy and sustainable development
  • Security and surveillance
  • Networks, networking systems and services, distributed computing


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