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Institute of Language, Cognition and Computation

Organisational unit: Research Institute

Contact information

Informatics Forum
10 Crichton Street
Edinburgh
EH8 9AB
United Kingdom
  • Phone: 0131 650 4665
  • Fax: 0131 650 6626

Organisation profile

Website: http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/

The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) is dedicated to the pursuit of basic and applied research on computational approaches to language, communication, and cognition.  Primary research areas include the following: natural language processing and computational linguistics, spoken language processing, information extraction, retrieval and presentation, dialogue and multimodal interaction, computational theories of human cognition and educational and assistive technology.

ILCC is part of the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh.  However, much of the research in ILCC is interdisciplinary in nature, and we maintain strong ties to several other departments in Edinburgh, primarily within the School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences.  Members of ILCC are involved in two cross-college research centres, the Human Communication Research Centre (HCRC) and the Centre for Speech Technology Research (CSTR).

Research outputs

  1. Improving Word Sense Disambiguation in Neural Machine Translation with Sense Embeddings

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  2. Predicting Target Language CCG Supertags Improves Neural Machine Translation

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. End-to-end neural segmental models for speech recognition

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Research activities & awards

  1. Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Activity: Awards and AccoladesElection to learned society

  2. International Digital Curation Conference

    Activity: Participation in conference, seminar or training courseParticipation in conference

  3. Alan Turing Institute Fellowship

    Activity: Awards and AccoladesFellowships awarded competitively

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