The overall objective of the project is to strengthen the successful German Competence Center for Language Technology and the position of German R&D in the language technology arena. This will be achieved by improving the services of the Competence Center through the utilization of new language and interaction technologies, and through leading-edge research in selected strategic areas of language technology. The project comprises the following main activities:
- Mobile demonstration center for better dissemination and promotion of LT including the demonstration of mobile embedded and networked LT
- Innovation in semantically structured web-based information management by using advanced knowledge and language technologies for better information access and maintenance of the Virtual Information Center LT-World
- Innovation in user-centered evaluation methodologies for LT systems and the Internationalisation of evaluation methodology on a European level
- Leading-edge research in strategic areas of LT: resource-adaptive speech processing for multi-modal dialogues, new dialogue technologies for information access, intelligent meeting support.