Michal Novotný
Member of the Signal Analysis, Modelling, and Interpretation group
Department of Circuit Theory
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Czech Technical University in Prague
Technicka 2, 166 27 Prague 6, Czech Republic

Tel: +420 224 355 887

Email: novotm26@fel.cvut.cz

Research Areas

·  Motor speech disorders

·  Movement disorders

·  Digital signal processing

·  Data analysis

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·  2017 PhD degree in Electrical Engineering Theory, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University

·  2012 Ing. degree (MSc) in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University


·  (2015-) Researcher at Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University

·  (2008-2012) Researcher at the Laboratory of Ultrasonic Methods, Instute of Thermomechanics, The Czech Academy of Sciences

Peer-reviewed Journal Papers

7. J. Rusz, B. Beňová, H. Růžičková, M. Novotný, T. Tykalová, J. Hlavnička, T. Uher, M. Vaněčková, M. Andělová, K. Novotná, L. Kadrnožková, and D. Horáková. (2018). "Characteristics of motor speech phenotypes in multiple sclerosis," Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 19(1 January): 62-69. [

6. J. Rusz, T. Tykalová, R. Krupička, K. Zárubová, M. Novotný, R. Jech, Z. Szabó, and E. Růžička. (2017). "Comparative analysis of speech impairment and upper limb motor dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease," Journal of Neural Transmission, 124(4 April): 463-470. [
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5. J. Rusz, M. Novotný, J. Hlavnička, T. Tykalová, and E. Růžička. (2017). High-accuracy voice-based classification between patients with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological diseases may be an easy task with inappropriate experimental design. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 25(8 August): 1319-1321. [
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4. M. Novotný, J. Rusz, R. Čmejla, H. Růžičková, J. Klempíř, and E. Růžička. (2016). "Hypernasality associated with basal ganglia dysfunction: evidence from Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease," PeerJ, 4: 2530. [
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3. J. Rusz, C. Bonnet, J. Klempíř, T. Tykalová, E. Baborová, M. Novotný, A. Rulseh, and E. Růžička. (2015). "Speech disorders reflect differing pathophysiology in Parkinson's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy," Journal of Neurology, 262(4): 992-1001. [
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2. M. Novotný, J. Rusz, R. Čmejla, E. Růžička. (2014). Automatic evaluation of articulatory disorders in Parkinson's disease. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 22(9): 1366-1378. [
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1. H. Seiner, O. Heczko, P. Sedlák, L. Bodnárová, M. Novotný, J. Kopeček, M. Landa. (2013). "Combined effect of structural softening and magneto-elastic coupling on elastic coefficients of Ni-Mn-Ga austenite," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 577: S131-S135. [PDF] [cited]

Selected Full Conference Papers

2. M. Novotný, J. Rusz, K. Spálenka, J. Klempíř, D. Horáková, and E. Růžička. (2017). "Acoustic evaluation of nasality in cerebellar syndromes," in Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH), Stockholm, Sweden, 2017, 3132-3136. [

1. M. Novotný, J. Pospíšil, R. Čmejla, J. Rusz (2015). "Automatic Detection of Voice Onset Time in Dysarthric Speech," in Proceedings of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brisbane, Australia, 2015, 4340-4344. [
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·  2017 Dean's Prize for the doctoral thesis Automated assessment of diadochokinesis and resonance in dysarthrias associated with basal ganglia dysfunction

Research projects: team member

·  2017-2019 Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) 12546: Automatic acoustic speech analysis and REM sleep behaviour disorder for detecting subjects at high risk for Parkinson's disease and other alpha-synucleinopathies

·  2016-2018 Czech Science Foundation (GAČR) 16-03322S: Investigation of pathomechanisms responsible for speech and voice disorders in multiple sclerosis using new methods of objective acoustic analysis

·  2016-2018 Czech Science Foundation (GAČR) 16-07879S: REM sleep behavior disorder: predicting the risk of neurodegeneration

· 2015-2018 Czech Ministry of Health (MZČR) 15-28038A: Speech disorders and analysis of their mechanism in Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders
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Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Department of Circuit Theory
Technicka 2, 166 27 Prague 6, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 2435 2236, e-mail: cmejla at fel.cvut.cz