Petr Marek

AI Developer, Student and Scout

petr-marek.com petr@petr-marek.com thePetrMarek Prague, Czech Republic

Experience

06/2019 - 09/2019

Applied Scientist Intern

Amazon Alexa AI Lab126

Participated in the design, development, evaluation, deployment and updating of data-driven models and analytical solutions for machine learning and natural language applications.

07/2015 - Present

Researcher

eClub Prague

Does research of conversational AI and works on Alquist, the conversational artificial intelligence for Amazon Alexa Prize. Worked on open source question answering system YodaQA.

09/2010 - Present

Volunteer Scout Leader

┼Żatec Scout Center

Organizes weekend trips and summer camps for children. Coordinates other leaders from scout center and helps them with planning and smooth running of their activities prepared for children. Completed scout leadership exams.

09/2010 - 04/2016

Video Game Developer

Developed Zeroes, logical math game for Android and Windows phones. It achieved over 13,000 downloads and the average rating of 4.75 out of 5.

Competitions

08/2016 - 12/2018

Amazon Alexa Prize

Member of team Alquist, second place winner of Amazon Alexa Prize '17, '18 and participating in '20. The competition focuses on building socialbot that can converse coherently and engagingly with humans on popular topics.

Education

09/2018 - 06/2022

Conversational AI, Ph.D.

Czech Technical University in Prague

10/2016 - 06/2018

Artificial Intelligence

Czech Technical University in Prague

Master's degree

10/2013 - 06/2016

Computer and Information Science

Czech Technical University in Prague

Bachelor's degree

Publications

2017

Alquist: The Alexa Prize Socialbot

Alexa Prize Proceedings

2018

Alquist 2.0: Alexa Prize Socialbot Based on Sub-Dialogue Models

Alexa Prize Proceedings

2019

Hybrid Code Networks Using a Convolutional Neural Network as an Input Layer Achieves Higher Turn Accuracy

International Scientific Student Conference Poster

2019

Zeroes: Puzzle Designed to Develop Positive Attitude Towards Mathematics

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