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Institute of Language, Cognition and Computation

Organisational unit: Research Institute

Contact information

Informatics Forum
10 Crichton Street
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. Persuasion with Limited Sight

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Speech Enhancement of Noisy and Reverberant Speech for Text-to-Speech

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Permission Impossible: Teaching Firewall Configuration in a Game Environment

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

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Research activities & awards

  1. International Digital Curation Conference

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  2. Cyber Security Christmas Lectures

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Engagement – Schools engagement

  3. Information Security Awareness Week

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

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  1. Runner up best paper award

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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