The Center for Computational Linguistics has been established and supported as a "Center of Excellence" by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic within the national scientific program aiming at a substantial and long-term support of the most advanced topical domains of research.
The Center is attached to the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague and closely cooperates with the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (ÚFAL), MFF UK.
The research activities of the Center are divided into four areas:
- Theoretical linguistic studies, with a special regard to the building of the Prague Dependency Treebank of Czech language
- Mathematical and computational methods
- Speech recognition
- Applied and experimental systems
The Center is a joined research unit of three founding organizations: