Research at the Center encompasses a wide array of areas within human language technology, connecting research studies with computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics and linguistics capabilities. Most of our research efforts span a number of different areas. HLTCOE research serves as a springboard for novel ideas, many of which have subsequently been adopted for application to a variety of areas of external interest. The list below contains some of the Center’s major research themes.

Research Areas

  • Characterizing Communicants
  • Context and Content
  • Crowd Sourcing
  • Information Extraction
  • Machine Learning
  • Machine Translation
  • Multi-Lingual Algorithms
  • Social Media
  • Speaker and Language Identification
  • Speech Recognition
  • Spoken Language Applications







Human Language Technology Center of Excellence