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Machine Translation Organizations

 
1. ACL: The Association for Computational Linguistics
 
 
The Association for Computational Linguistics is THE international scientific and professional society for people working on problems involving natural language and computation. Membership includes the ACL quarterly journal, COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS, reduced registration at most ACL-sponsored conferences, discounts on ACL-sponsored publications, and participation in ACL Special Interest Groups.

 
 
2. LcsL: Laboratory for the Computational Studies of Language
 
 
The goal of LcsL is to promote and conduct interdisciplinary research in computer science, computational linguistics, cognitive science, and linguistics. We are located at Computer Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey.

 
 
3. The LINGUIST List
 
 
The world's largest online linguistic resource. The LINGUIST List is dedicated to providing information on language and language analysis, and to providing the discipline of linguistics with the infrastructure necessary to function in the digital world.

 
 
4. EMAT: The European Association for Machine Translation
 
 
The European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT) is an organization that serves the growing community of people interested in MT and translation tools, including users, developers, and researchers of this increasingly viable technology.

 
 
5. AMTA: The Association for Machine Translation in the Americas
 
 
AMTA is an association dedicated to anyone interested in the translation of languages using computers in some way. This includes people with translation needs, commercial system developers, researchers, sponsors, and people studying, evaluating, and understanding the science of machine translation (MT) and educating the public on important scientific techniques and principles involved.

 
 
6. Centre for Computational Linguistics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
 
 
The home page of the Centre for Computational Linguistics (CCL) at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. This server offers a survey of the ongoing research and development activities. It also provides details about the conferences, workshops, and lectures organised at the centre.

 
 
7. IMS: The Institute for Natural Language Processing, Universitat Stuttgart, Germany
 
 
The Institute for Natural Language Processing (IMS) carries out basic and applied research and trains students to create tools for automated processing of spoken and written language.

 
 
8. Department of Computational Linguistics, University of the Saarland, Germany
 
 
Research projects, German corpora, degree programmes, and more.

 
 
9. Department of Computational Linguistics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany
 
 
There are basically two ways to prepare for a profession with aspects of natural language processing. One is to study Computer Science with a specialization in language, the other to study Linguistics with the aim of programming computers.

 
 
10. Natural Language Processing Group, University of Cambridge, UK
 
 
A group of researcher dedicated to Natual Language and Information Processing (NLIP).

 
 
11. Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK
 
 
University of Essex: Department of Language and Linguistics. It has a research group in Computational Linguistics and Machine Translation (CL/MT Research Group).

 
 
12. CL Research Group, University of Essex, UK
 
 
The Computational Linguistics Group at the University of Essex, UK. Among the staff members is Doug Arnold, who wrote Machine Translation: An Introductory Guide.

 
 
13. Unit for Computer Research on the English Language (UCREL), Lancaster University, UK
 
 
Specializes in the automatic or computer-aided analysis of large bodies of naturally-occurring language ('corpora'). Their work focusses on English, modern foreign languages, minority, endangered, and ancient languages.

 
 
14. Centre for Computational Linguistics, Department of Language and Linguistics, UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology), UK
 
 
Covers pure and applied topics in language studies, linguistics and computational linguistics, with a particular specialisation in multilingual issues.

 
 
15. School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK
 
 
Informatics is the study of the structure, behaviour, and interactions of both natural and artificial computational systems. Research Programmes: Software Engineering, Bioinformatics, System Level Integration, Processes, Events & Activity, Reasoning, Music, Minds and Machines.

 
 
16. ITRI (Information Technology Research Institue), University of Brighton, UK
 
 
ITRI is a research department within the University of Brighton whose aim is to further interdisciplinary research on the interaction between people and computers, especially where natural language plays a role in this interaction.

 
 
17. Laboratory for Natural Language Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of Durham, UK
 
 
The Laboratory for Natural Language Engineering (LNLE) (one of the first named and completely specialised in this branch of NLP) has been working in this area for over nine years and is dedicated to research which can lead to working NLE produces used for industrial strength applications.

 
 
18. The Group of Logic, Language, and Computation, Department of Computer Science, King's College, London, UK
 
 
Logic and the study of language are closely entwined. Logic takes its source in the process of reasoning; language is the basic means for carrying it out it, as well as the principal vehicle for its communication.

 
 
19. Centre for Linguistics & Philology, Oxford University, UK
 
 
Linguistics at Oxford covers a wide range of research areas, from Historical Linguistics to Syntax and Semantics, Phonetics and Computational Linguistics. Below you can find more about individual Research Groups.

 
 
20. Natural Language Laboratory at Simon Fraser University, Canada
 
 
The natural language laboratory at Simon Fraser University is one of the larger North American labs working on natural language processing (NLP).

 
 
21. Linguistics Department, University of Manitoba, Canada
 
 
Study in this department focuses on language translation/interpretation, cross-cultural communication, natural language processing, artificial intelligence (AI) or computational linguistics.

 
 
22. Knowledge Acquisition and Machine Learning (KAML) Group, University of Ottawa, Canada
 
 
Focuses on research related to Knowledge Acquisition and Machine Learning.

 
 
23. Computational Linguistics Group, University of Toronto, Canada
 
 
The goal of the group's research is the development of better computational models of language for use in human--computer interaction and in applications such as information retrieval, text analysis, and machine translation.

 
 
24. Natural Language Processing Research Group, Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield
 
 
The group researches the fields of architectures for NLP, NL Analysis (IE and Dialogue), NL Generation and NLP Resources and Tools.

 
 
25. Academic departments and institutes [DIR: 302 entries]
 
 
Directory of academic departments and institutes working in NLP around the world.

 
 
26. The Linguistics Department, Stanford University, California
 
 
The range of languages studied is diverse and the scope of active research and teaching is broad, including acquisition, computational linguistics, historical linguistics, morphology, phonetics, phonology, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, semantics, sociolinguistics, syntax, typology and variation.

 
 
27. Information Sciences Institute (ISI) of the University of Southern California (USC)
 
 
Natural language processing research at ISI combines new statistical techniques and traditional symbolic methods to produce practical tools for translation, summarization, and text and speech generation.

 
 
28. NLP group at the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) of the University of Southern California (USC)
 
 
Ongoing research projects on natural language processing, machine learning, statistical modeling, automatic translation, human/computer dialog, discourse analysis, and other areas.

 
 
29. Deptartment of Linguistics, (UCLA) University of California, Los Angeles
 
 
You can see Publications, Downloadable papers, Dissertations, Current Colloquia and Seminars.

 
 
30. Department of Linguistics, Yale University, Connecticut
 
 
Offers graduate programs in Linguistic Theory, Indo-European, Computational Linguistics, Experimental Phonetics, Psycholinguistics, Brain & Language.

 
 
31. Department of Computer and Information Sciences, the University of Delaware, Delaware State
 
 
Provides research programs in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing.

 
 
32. Linguistics Department, Indiana University
 
 
Starting to have interest in computational linguistics.

 
 
33. Computational Linguistics and Information Processing Lab, University of Maryland
 
 
the Computational Linguistics and Information Processing Laboratory (CLIP) at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS). CLIP consists of two main entities: The Natural Language Group and the Database Group. The natural language group focuses on several areas of broadscale multilingual processing, e.g., machine translation, scalable translingual document detection, and cross-language information retrieval.

 
 
34. Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT
 
 
The research conducted by the MIT Linguistics Program strives to develop a general theory that reveals the rules and laws that govern the structure of particular languages, and the general laws and principles governing all natural languages.

 
 
35. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York
 
 
Research in the Dept. includes Knowledge Representation and Computational Linguistics. Research in the department is concerned with the abilities that underlie natural-language use, reasoning, and rational acting.

 
 
36. The Natural Language Processing Group at Columbia University, New York
 
 
is pursuing a broad range of research, including natural language generation, concept to speech generation, summarization of news, statistical language modelling and digital libraries.

 
 
37. Natural Language Processing, Computer Science, Cornell University, New York
 
 
Research on Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics.

 
 
38. Proteus Project, New York University
 
 
One of our main challenges is to endow computers with linguistic knowledge. The kinds of knowledge that we have attempted to encode include vocabularies, morphology, syntax, semantics, grounding, genre variation, and translational equivalence. We work on both deterministic and stochastic knowledge models.

 
 
39. Linguistics Department, New York University
 
 
Research opportunities in computational syntax and semantics. Courses offered in computational syntax and semantics.

 
 
40. Computer Science Department, University of Rochester, New York
 
 
Particular emphasis is placed on computer vision and robotics, natural language understanding and knowledge representation, systems and architecture, and theory of computation.

 
 
41. Center for Language Sciences (CLS), University of Rochester, New York
 
 
The goal of the Center is to foster research activities in the Language Sciences which fall within and between the more traditional disciplines of Linguistics, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Computer Science, Engineering, and Philosophy.

 
 
42. Deptartment of Linguistics, Ohio State University, Ohio
 
 
 Provides graduate programs on Theory-Driven Computational Linguistics, Data Intensive Computational Linguistics, Programming Techniques for Computational Linguistics.

 
 
43. Language Technologies Institute (LTI) of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pennsylvania
 
 
Conducts research on language technology with strong emphasis on Machine translation, information retrieval, and speech recognition.

 
 
44. Center for Machine Translation (CMT), Language Technologies Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania
 
 
Conducts advanced research and development in a suite of technologies for natural language processing, with a primary focus on high-quality multi-lingual machine translation.

 
 
45. Language and Information in Computation - LINC Lab, University of Pennsylvania
 
 
Conducts research on natural language processing.

 
 
46. Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown University, Rhode Island
 
 
Research Areas include Linguistics and Language Processing, Acquisition of Language, Computational Linguistics (Natural Language Processing), Syntax and Semantics.

 
 
47. Brown Laboratory for Linguistic Information Processing, Brown University, Rhode Island
 
 
Conducts research on natural language processing and statistical machine translation.

 
 
48. Natural Language Processing Research Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Utah
 
 
Conducts research on Practical, Conceptual Sentence Analysis, Corpus-based Knowledge Acquisition, Information Retrieval Applications.

 
 
49. Computational Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington DC
 
 
Georgetown's School of Languages and Linguistics (est. 1949) was a pioneer in Machine Translation, and the Computational Linguistics program currently offers a variety of graduate courses in Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation, Information Retrieval, Text Summarization, Speech Processing, and Neural Networks.

 
 
50. Computing Research Laboratory (CRL) at New Mexico State University
 
 
Among the core areas of research at CRL are: Artificial intelligence, Computational linguistics, Human-computer interaction. Concrete applications include: Machine translation, Information extraction, Information retrieval, Text summarization, Knowledge acquisition, Computer-assisted authoring, Teaching and learning, Translator workstation systems.