Mgr. Tomáš Foltýnek, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Department of Computer Science


Office: C415
Botanická 554/68a
602 00 Brno

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Tomáš Foltýnek - Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation
  • Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University
    Botanická 68a, 602 00 Brno, Czechia
Current position
  • Lecturer
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2006: Ph.D. degree, Faculty of Business and Economics, Mendel University in Brno, field Economic informatics. State exam: information systems; management Ph.D. thesis on methodology of eLearning
  • 2003: Master degree, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University in Brno, program Teacher training for secondary schools, fields Mathematics and Informatics
  • 1998: Secondary college (Gymnázium Brno, tř. Kpt. Jaroše), class with focus on mathematics
Professional experience
  • 2021 – now: Lecturer (full time)
    Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University
    Seminars of courses: Mathematical foundations of informatics, Introduction to programming, Data structures and algorithms, Formal languages and automata
    Lectures and development of a new course Ethics and IT
    Till January 2022 part-time
  • 2004 – 2022: Assistant professor (full time)
    Department of Informatics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Mendel University in Brno
    Lecturing and coordination of courses: Theoretical informatics, Computability and complexity, Computer technology and algorithms, Graph theory, Data compression and cryptology, Blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies
    Development of an eLearning system and a plagiarism detection system
    Research in academic integrity, plagiarism detection and prevention
    During 2018-2019, and from September 2021 part-time
  • 2018 – 2019: Senior researcher for plagiarism detection and semantic analysis (full time)
    Data & Knowledge Engineering group; School of Electrical, Information and Media Engineering; University of Wuppertal; Germany
    Teaching: Introduction to computer science, Blockchain technology
    Collaboration or research projects and grant applications
  • 2015 – 2018: Vice-dean for international affairs (appointed position)
    Faculty of Business and Economics, Mendel University in Brno
  • 2011 – 2012: Developer (part time)
    IS4U, s.r.o.
    Development of a CMS and CRM information system
  • 2001 – 2004: Network administrator (part time)
    Friends of the Earth Czech Republic
Teaching activities
  • Current courses: Ethics and IT, Mathematical foundations of informatics, Introduction to programming, Data structures and algorithms, Formal languages and automata
  • Past courses: Theoretical informatics, Computability and complexity, Computer technology and algorithms, Graph theory, Data compression and cryptology, Blockchain and cryptocurrencies
  • Academic integrity training for Slovak Agriculture University in Nitra, Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences, CEITEC, University of Ostrava, St. Anne’s University Hospital
Selected publications
  • Research topics: Plagiarism detection and prevention, academic integrity

  • Foltýnek, T., & Dlabolová, D. (2020). Academic integrity in Eastern Europe: beyond corruption and plagiarism. In T. Bretag (Ed.), A Research Agenda for Academic Integrity (pp. 40–54). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789903775
  • Foltýnek, T., Všianský, R., Meuschke, N., Dlabolová, D., & Gipp, B. (2020). Cross-Language Source Code Plagiarism Detection Using Explicit Semantic Analysis and Scored Greedy String Tilling. In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in 2020 (pp. 523–524). New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3383583.3398594. CORE A*
  • Foltýnek, T., Dlabolová, D., Anohina-Naumeca, A., Razı, S., Kravjar, J., Kamzola, L., … Weber-Wulff, D. (2020). Testing of support tools for plagiarism detection. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, 17(1), 46. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41239-020-00192-4 IF 3.080; Q1 (2019)
  • Králíková, V., Vajdíková, R., & Foltýnek, T. (2019). Global essay mills survey: Is student cheating related to the national economy? Ethical Perspectives, 26(1), 91–118. https://doi.org/10.2143/EP.26.1.3286290. IF 0.256; Q4 (2018)
  • Foltýnek, T., Meuschke, N., & Gipp, B. (2019). Academic Plagiarism Detection: A Systematic Literature Review. ACM Computing Surveys, 52(6), 112:1--112:42. https://doi.org/10.1145/3345317. IF 6.131; Q1 (2018)
  • Mahmud, S., Bretag, T., & Foltýnek, T. (2019). Students’ Perceptions of Plagiarism Policy in Higher Education: A Comparison of the United Kingdom, Czechia, Poland and Romania. Journal of Academic Ethics, 17, 271–289. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10805-018-9319-0
  • Foltýnek, T., & Králíková, V. (2018). Analysis of the Contract Cheating Market in Czechia, International Journal for Educational Integrity, 14(1), 4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40979-018-0027-8
  • Glendinning, I., Lancaster, T., Foltýnek, T., Dlabolová, D., Linkeschová, D., & Calhoun, B. (2018). South-East European Project on Policies for Academic Integrity (Vol. 5), Strasbourg: Council of Europe. ISBN: 978-92-871-8482-5
Professional stays abroad
  • 03/2018 – 09/2018: University of Konstanz, Germany. Visiting researcher, Information Science Group
  • 02/2016 – 02/2016: University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia. Erasmus+ credit mobility
Projects
  • 2021 – 2021: Academic integrity in online education. Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, Centralized development project Project expert
  • 2021 – 2023: Disaster Recovery. Technological Agency of the Czech Republic, Clever Analytics & Mendel University in Brno Researcher
  • 2020 – 2022: Bridging Integrity in Higher Education, Business and Society. Erasmus+ Strategic partnerships project coordinated by Uppsala University, Sweden. Manager of the project team at partner institution
  • 2020 – 2020: Plagiarism prevention in student assignments. Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, Centralized development project. Project expert
  • 2018 – 2019: Project on Academic integrity in Caucasus, Kazakhstan and Turkey Council of Europe, contracted research project with Coventry University. Project manager
  • 2016 – 2019: European Network for Academic Integrity. Erasmus+ Strategic partnerships (12 partners from 11 countries). Project manager
  • 2016 – 2017: South-east European project on policies for academic integrity Council of Europe, contracted research project with Coventry University. Project manager
  • 2010 – 2013: Impact of policies for plagiarism in higher education across Europe. LLP/Erasmus project coordinated by Coventry University, UK. Manager of the project team at partner institution
Membership in professional bodies
  • 2020 – now: Council of higher education institutions of the Czech Republic: Deputy head of the committee for ethics in teaching and research; Representative of FI MU
  • 2020 – now: National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance, Ukraine: Member of the Advisory Board
  • 2017 – now: European Network for Academic Integrity: President of the Board; Representative of MU
  • 2016 – now: Council of Europe: Member of Steering group of Pan-European Platform for Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education; Representative of Czechia
  • 2015 – now: International Journal for Educational Integrity: Editorial Board Member
Conference organisation and Invited talks
  • Conference organisation:
    Plagiarism across Europe and Beyond 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
    European conference on academic integrity and plagiarism 2021, 2022

    Invited talks:
  • 07/2022: Invited talk: Emerging challenges in safeguarding academic integrity, Council of Europe, Herceg Novi, Montenegro
  • 06/2022: Invited talk: Seminar on academic integrity, Institute of International Academic and Scientific Cooperation, Ukraine (online)
  • 02/2022: Keynote speech: PhD Existence, University of Olomouc (online)
  • 10/2021: Invited talk: Text Reuse Detection 2021, Antiplagiat.ru (online)
  • 10/2021: Invited talk: National Conference on Academic and Research Integrity, Slovak Centre for Scientific and Technical Information, Bratislava
  • 06/2021: First Virtual Academic Integrity Roundtable, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan (online)
  • 05/2021: Meeting on Academic integrity organized by Slovak accreditation agency for higher education (online)
  • 03/2021: Path2Integrity discussion panel: Embedding research integrity education in educational institutions (online)
  • 10/2020: Keynote speech: Academic integrity and plagiarism, Charles University, Czechia
  • 10/2020: Keynote speech: 8th International conference on Academic Integrity, University of Monterrey, Mexico (online)
  • 10/2019: Keynote speech: 7th International conference on Academic Integrity, University of Monterrey, Mexico
  • 09/2019: Invited workshop: Vienna Days of Academic Integrity, Vienna, Austria
  • 05/2019: Keynote speech and invited workshops: International conference on Academic integrity. Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
  • 10/2018: Keynote speech: International conference Shaping Ethics in Academia and Society. Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 11/2016: Plenary speech: Meeting of the Pan-European platform for ethics, transparency and integrity in education. Strasbourg, France
  • 04/2016: Keynote speech: Council of Europe’s seminar on academic integrity. Moscow, Russia
  • 12/2014: Plenary speech: Meeting of Council of Europe’s Steering committee for educational policy and practice. Brussels, Belgium

2022/09/05

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