IWSLT2016IWSLT 2016, Seattle, US

IWSLT 2016 took place at Microsoft Research, Seattle, Redmond from Dec. 08-09, 2016. Further information, program, presentations, papers,... on the IWSLT2016-website... 

CLICS-WS_2016First CLICS-Winterschool, Dec. 2016

"Challenges in Automatic Speech Recognition" was the title of CLICS' first winter school, which took place in Seattle from Dec. 04-09, 2016. See program here... 

Keynote at ELRC Conference & demo at European Commission

"The use of MT at universities" was the topic of Alex Waibel's keynote @ the 2nd ELRC Conference, Brussels, Oct. 26. On the "Translating Europe Forum 2016", organised on Oct. 27&28 by the European Commission, Prof. Waibel presented in the "Tech-lab" during the hands-on sessions with experts his simultaneous automatic translation as tools to help with translations.

Invitation for students: Abroad with interACT, KIT, Oct. 26, 2016

How to get abroad during my studies? The event: "Studying computer science - going abroad" will inform about all possibilities to study in a foreign country, including interACT. Join us on October 26, 2016, 5.30 pm, Bldg. 50.34, KIT. 

Building Bridges - Breaking Barriers: Video online!

We could gain high level speakers from research, industry and politics for our symposium: Building Bridges - Breaking Barriers, to be held on July 14 and 15 in Baden-Baden. See the detailed program or spot the symposium in 10 minutes (video)

Alex Waibel Meta interACT PrizeinterACT recieves Meta Prize

The META Prize is awarded by the META Technology Council to outstanding products or services supporting the European Multilingual Information Society. In 2016 interACT was awarded for its outstanding and innovative contributions to cross-lingual and multilingual communication technologies. further information....

DAAD BerlinConference: Going Forward - Strategic Partnerships as a Driver for Internationalisation, April 18, 2016

CLICS - the thematic network funded by the DAAD, participated in the international conference "Going Forward - Strategic Partnerships as a Driver for Internationalisation" in Berlin on April 18, 2016. The picture shows CLICS leader Prof. Alexander Waibel, Dr. Anette Pieper (DAAD), and Dr. Patti McGill Peterson (Presidental Advisor, Global Initiatives, Center for Internationalisation and Global Engagement, American Council on Education) 

CFP - MT Journal: Special Issue on Spoken Language Translation
There will be a special issue of MT Journal on the topic of Spoken Language Translation. Deadline for paper submission is July 15, 2016. Call for papers see here....
Symposium: 25 years of interACT, July 14-16, 2016

Building Bridges - Breaking Barriers is the topic of the international symposium on the occasion of interACT's 25th birthday. We will celebrate in Baden-Baden, Germany on July 14-16, 2016. For further information please visit the event-web under


Nova Acta Leopoldina, article on breaking the language barrier

Following Alex Waibel's invited talk at the annual meeting of Leopoldina in September 2014, Leopoldina just published his talk in the Nova Acta Leopoldina with the title: Breaking the language barrier: Utopia or Reality? The article in German (English version follows)....

Invitation: Open lab @ ISL

Invitation for KIT's students: Explore our lab, join our hands-on demonstrations, learn about our research and projects: All interested students are invited to our lab (Bldg. 50.20) on June 22, starting at 3.30pm

With interACT to top research - information session

Learn about the different possibilities to study abroad: interACT presents its possibilities to do you final thesis in the best labs worldwide. Join the event organised by KIT's computer science departement, Bldg, 50.34, June 17, 2015, 5pm

iwslt_2015_hanoiSave the date: IWSLT 2015!

The 12th Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam on December 03-04, 2015. More information...

Alex Waibel awarded IEEE Fellow

The IEEE Board of Directors elevated Prof. Alex Waibel to IEEE Fellow, effective 1 January 2015, for his contributions to neural network based speech recognition and translation and multimodal interface, further information...