Brno is the second largest city of the Czech Republic. It is modern, dynamic and fast growing centre of industry, trade, science, information technology, research and innovation with business incubators and centres of excellence in science. Brno is also called a city of universities – with more than 88,000 students at 14 universities and 3 university campuses. This scientific experiences and offer of all tourism facilities make Brno very attractive place for the 24nd International Conference on Soft Computing MENDEL 2018.
HUMUSOFT Ltd. is a Czech private company founded in 1991. The areas of expertise include control systems, technical computing, model-based design and business process simulation. Manufacturing and trading activities are international reseller of MathWorks, Inc., U.S.A., for the Czech Republic and Slovakia (technical computing and simulation software MATLAB® and Simulink®), international reseller of COMSOL AB, Sweden (COMSOL Multiphysics as tool for modeling and simulation of physical phenomena using Partial Differential Equations), distributor of dSPACE GmbH, Germany (dSPACE is a leading manufacturer of real-time SW and HW for rapid control prototyping and hardware-in-the-loop simulations) and own production of PC data acquisition boards.
B&R Ltd. Company founders Erwin Bernecker and Josef Rainer have shown a pioneering spirit and ambition to achieve something great for the automation industry that continues to define the company's goals even today. B&R has become an industry leader in innovation and technology through an acute intuition for market developments and trends as well as a strong desire to offer high-tech solutions that benefit the customer. B&R will continue to grow in the coming years and will further strengthen their leading position in the international market. B+R automatizace, spol. s.r.o. as B&R headquarters for The Czech Republic is the sponsor of the conference.
AutoCont Ltd. is a private Czech company, which was founded in 1990. Between 1993 and 1995 an extensive trade network was systematically built up in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. At the same time, production of the company’s own brand of personal computers was rapidly developed. AutoCont cooperates with hundreds of customers drawn from all market areas. At present time, AutoCont is the leading Czech supplier of information and communications technologies in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia.