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Research Fellow @ CS University College London

Curriculum vitae
Research interests Recommender systems, Social Networks, Machine Learning

Martin Boeg, Ingemar Cox, Steffen Huck, Vaclav Petricek, "Fundraising and Gender", working paper

Tilman Borgers, Ingemar Cox, Martin Pesendorfer, Vaclav Petricek, "Equilibrium Bids in Sponsored Search Auctions: Theory and Evidence", in review

Shi Zhou, Ingemar J. Cox, Vaclav Petricek "Characterising Web Site Link Structure", in Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Symposium on Web Site Evolution (WSE 2007)

Lukas Brozovsky, Vaclav Petricek, "Recommender System for Online Dating Service", in Proceedings of the 6th Conference Znalosti (Znalosti 2007)

Tobias Escher, Helen Margetts, Vaclav Petricek, Ingemar J. Cox, "Governing from the Centre? Comparing the Nodality of Digital Governments", at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA 2006)

Vaclav Petricek, Tobias Escher, Ingemar J. Cox, Helen Margetts, "The Web Structure of E-Government - Developing a Methodology for Quantitative Evaluation", in Proceedings of the 15th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2006)

Vaclav Petricek, Ingemar J. Cox, Hui Han, Isaac G. Councill, C. Lee Giles, "A Comparison of On-line Computer Science Citation Databases", in Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL 2005), 2005.

Vaclav Petricek, Ingemar J. Cox, Hui Han, Isaac G. Councill, C. Lee Giles, "Modeling the Author Bias Between Two On-line Computer Science Citation Databases", in Proceedings of the 14th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2005), 2005. (Poster)

Vladimir Kotal, Vaclav Petricek, Jakub Yaghob, "NetScreen 5XT na tapete", in Network Computing magazine, 11/2003
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Vaclav Petricek, "An overview of audio fingerprinting systems", presened at 20th Workshop on Information Technologies (MIS2003), 2003

Vaclav Petricek, "Information Hiding and Covert Channels" in Proceedings of 14th Annual Student Conference Week of Doctoral Students (WDS2001), 2001, Prague

Theses Vaclav Petricek, "Quantitative analysis of networked environments to improve performance of systems", Doctoral Thesis, 2007

Vaclav Petricek, "Virtual private networks", Master Thesis, 2000
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Notes Income versus social connectivity (degree)
Short introduction to genetic algorithms (czech)
Datasets Collaborative filtering dataset - data from online dating agency
Projects WiBSD: Small FreeBSD distribution .

Eternity service implementation - highly robust p2p network with privacy.
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SFS - Secure File System - implementation of crypto filesystem (czech)
Teaching Master thesis: Lukas Brozovsky: Recommender system for online dating service
Master thesis: Zdenek Siblik: Squeeze - compressing proxy for slow connections

Group software project: Load balancer - software load balancer [defended]
Group software project: TIN Circulation - online library service [defended]

Collaborators Martin Boeg
Tilman Borgers
Isaac G. Councill
Ingemar J. Cox
Tobias Escher
C. Lee Giles
Hui Han
Steffen Huck
Jaroslav Pokorny
Jakub Yaghob
Vladimir Kotal
Awards and funding CMI and CRN
Dagmar and Vaclav Havel Foundation Vize97
Bernard Bolzano Foundation
Mobility Fund of Charles University
Volleyball 2006 Cambridge Summer Volleyball Tournament
2005-2006 Cambridge Volleyball Club
2004-2005 London Docklands
2003-2004 Cambridge Volleyball Club
2003-2004 Ipswich Volleyball Club
199X-2003 VSSK MFF Techniserv Prague

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