TALP (Research Center for Language and Speech Technology
and Applications) is a Specific Research Center in Universitat
Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), devoted to technology and applications
of the natural language processing techniques, either for spoken or
written language. It's formed by two research groups in UPC: The
Natural Language Processing Research Group from the Software
Department (LSI), and the Speech Processing Group from the Signal
Theory and Communications Department (TSC).
TALP Research Center belongs to ELSNET (European Network of Excellence
in Human Language Technologies) and is members of the Reference Center
in Language Engineering ( CREL ) of the Catalan government. There are
37 researchers working at TALP, 26 of them are lecturers in the
Telecommunications or Computer Science curricula at UPC. Since the
academic year 1999-2000 TALP has been offering the new European Master
in Language and Speech.