Faculty

Jan ©kach

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Department of Cybernetics
Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen
Address: Univerzitni 8, 306 14 Pilsen, Czech Republic
E-mail: Email
Telephone: +420 377-63-2574
Office: UN 507 (NTIS "blue" building, 5th floor)
Faculty of Applied Sciences, Technicka 8, 306 14 Pilsen, Czech Republic

- Ph.D. student at the Department of Cybernetics (KKY-CZ, KKY-EN), research area: Active Fault Detection
- Doctoral dissertation: Change and Fault Detection in Dynamic Systems
- Member of The Identification and Decision Making Research Group (IDM-CZ, IDM-EN)
- 2015-2016 Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas at Arlington, UTARI, advisor Prof. Frank L. Lewis (UTARI-ACS), research area: Reinforcement Learning & Approximate Dynamic Programming

Publications

  1. ©kach, J., Kiumarsi, B., Lewis, F.L., Straka O., "Actor-Critic Off-Policy Learning for Optimal Control of Multiple-Model Discrete-Time Systems", to appear in IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. (Early Access)
  2. ©kach, Straka, O., J., Punčochář, I., "Efficient Active Fault Diagnosis Using Adaptive Particle Filter", Accepted for the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, December. 2017.
  3. ©kach, J., Punčochář, I., Straka, O., "Active Fault Diagnosis for Jump Markov Nonlinear Systems", Accepted for the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, Toulouse, France, July 2017, pp. 7569-7574.
  4. ©kach, J., Punčochář, I., "Input Design for Fault Detection Using Extended Kalman Filter and Reinforcement Learning", Proc. of the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, Toulouse, France, July 2017, pp. 7563--7568.
  5. ©kach, J., Punčochář, I., Lewis, F.L., "Optimal Active Fault Diagnosis by Temporal-Difference Learning", Proc. of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, USA, Dec. 2016, pp. 2146-2151. (CDC-2016, PRES)
  6. ©kach, J., Punčochář, I., Lewis, F.L., "Temporal-Difference Q-Learning in Active Fault Diagnosis", Proc. of the 3rd Conference on Control and Fault-Tolerant Systems, Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 2016, pp. 281-286. (SysTol-2016, PRES)
  7. Punčochář, I., ©kach, J., ©imandl, M., "Infinite Time Horizon Active Fault Diagnosis based on Approximate Dynamic Programming", in Proc. of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, Dec. 2015, pp. 4456-4461. (CDC-2015, PRES)
  8. ©kach, J., Punčochář, I., "Active Fault Detection: A Comparison of Probabilistic Methods", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 659(1), 1-12, 2015. (ACD-2015)
  9. Punčochář, I., ©kach, J., ©imandl, M., "Adaptive Generalized Policy Iteration in Active Fault Detection and Control", in Proc. of the 9th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety for Technical Processes (SAFEPROCESS), Paris, France, Sept. 2015, pp. 505-510. (SAFEPROCESS-2015)
  10. ©kach, J., Punčochář, I., ©imandl, M., "Approximate active fault detection and control", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 570(1), 1-9, 2014. (ACD-2014, PRES)
  11. Punčochář, I.,©kach, J., ©imandl, M., Král, L., "Nonlinear analysis of position estimate in global navigation satellite systems", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 570(1), 1-12, 2014. (ACD-2014)
  12. ©imandl, M., ©kach, J., Punčochář, I., "Approximation Methods for Optimal Active Fault Detection", in Proc. of the 22nd Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation (MED), Palermo, Italy, June 2014, pp. 103-108. (MED-2014, PRES)
  13. ©imandl, M., Punčochář, I., ©kach, J., "Positioning using GNSS signals and digital maps," in Proc. of the Intelligent Signal Processing Conference 2013 (ISP 2013), IET, London, United Kingdoom, Dec. 2013. (ISP-2013, POSTER)

Other publications

  1. ©kach, J., "Návrh pokročilých algoritmů v úloze aktivní detekce chyb", 2016. (SVK-FAV-2016, PRES)
  2. ©kach, J., "Reinforcement Learning & Approximate Dynamic Programming for Discrete-time Systems", 2016. (PRES)
  3. ©kach, J., "Aktivní detekce chyb a řízení", 2015. (SVK-FAV-2015, PRES)
  4. ©kach, J., "Active Fault Detection in Dynamic Systems", Doctoral Consortium of the 2014 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, oral presentation, Orlando, FL, Dec. 2014. (IEEE SSCI 2014)
  5. ©kach, J., "Úloha řízení kyvadla pomocí dynamického programování", 2014. (SVK-FAV-2014)