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 - including civil and homeland security, healthcare and more.
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 and headed the center until 2018. Due to recent growth in acitivity, Mr. Shai Feinsod was appointed Manager of the ACLP, with the research itself being headed by several leading academic experts. 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.