ACLP serves as a unique center for R&D in speech and language processing, with activities that include joint projects with industry and government, grant-funded research projects, specialized courses for speech professionals, and project opportunities for students.
ACLP’s researchers have decades of experience in state-of-the-art speech technologies in industry and academia. At ACLP, they research and develop the most advanced machine learning technologies, applying them to such diverse tasks as speech recognition, keyword spotting, speaker recognition, topic classification, speaker diarization, language identification, and more. These technologies serve numerous applications, such as, including civil and homeland security, healthcare.
Recently, ACLP has enlisted in the national fight against COVID-19, in order to identify coronavirus infections through voiceprint. We hope that ACLP and other groups around the globe will reach this goal in the near future.
ACLP promotes professional excellence by conducting the highest level of R&D activity; educational commitment by training a new generation of speech processing engineers; and social responsibility by taking on projects of social impact.
ACLP: A brief history and a look forward
ACLP was founded in 2009 by Prof. Ami Moyal. In 2014, Dr. Irit Opher took the lead, heading the center until 2018. Currently, Prof. Vered Aharonson, head of the ACLP, has many years of experience of research in speech processing, particularly in speech for healthcare.
As Israel’s foremost center for speech processing, ACLP continues to grow in the spirit of its founding goals: industry collaboration, independent research, and the educating of a new generation of speech technology experts. Our future mission is to become one of the leading global centers for applied R&D in this field.