DFKI-LT - About

The Research Department Language Technology consists of two labs: The Berlin LT Lab, headed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Möller, and the Multilingual Technologies Lab in Saarbrücken, headed by Prof. Dr. Josef van Genabith.

Our mission is to advance the use of human languages by machines and to create and improve IT-solutions that benefit from language use.

  1. We conduct advanced research in language technology and provide novel computational techniques for processing text, speech and knowledge.
  2. We strive for a deeper understanding of human language and thought, studying the true needs of the end user and the demands of the market.
  3. We develop novel and enhanced solutions related to information and knowledge management, content production, and natural communication.

Key areas of activity include text analytics, machine translation, human-robot interaction and digital content creation.

Heads of Department: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Möller and Prof. Dr. Josef van Genabith
Associate Head: Prof. Dr. Stephan Busemann